Category: Hunting Tips

A Guide To Grouse Shooting Etiquette

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Grouse shooting is full of deeply held traditions and subtle codes of behaviour that can be confusing to a newcomer, but the etiquette is not as complicated as it looks. We spoke to Kiri, owner of Athina Sporting – a shooting and hunting trip business based in Kent – on how one should conduct themselves… Read more →

Win £200 of Swillington Shooting Supplies vouchers!

When you’re renewing your shooting insurance, we know you want the best value cover for all your shooting needs. It’s cheaper to take your insurance out through us than through membership of a shooting organisation. So instead of paying more for unnecessary pricey extras, simply tell us the month your renewal is due, and we’ll… Read more →

5 reasons why shooting can be surprisingly good for your health

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Target and clay pigeon shooting aren’t typically seen as being as physically demanding as game shooting. After all, stalking birds in boggy marshes and fields can be quite tiring. But actually, now that the game season is over, it might be worth considering taking up other kinds of shooting to stay active. Here are five… Read more →

With the release of The Revenant, Gunplan counts down the five best wilderness survival films

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A box office hit in the US, where it’s even competed with the unstoppable force of Star Wars, The Revenant recently won three Golden Globes (Best Film, Director and Actor) and its leading star, Leonardo DiCaprio is hotly tipped to claim the best actor Oscar at this year’s ceremony. DiCaprio stars as legendary fur trapper… Read more →