November 2017 Field cover

Magnum 192-page issue crammed with Christmas present ideas; fabulous pheasants – and 10 great guns to deal with them; legendary labrador field trial trainers – all hail the Halsteads, retriever…

Best gumboots

Quintessentially British and remarkably useful, gumboots are essential kit in the field. From smart Le Chameaus to lightweight Muck Boots or staple Hunters, they suit every field occasion and condition.…

William Powell Phoenix

16-bores have been enjoying something of a comeback, with a growing following of sportsmen. Michael Yardley is impressed by the new William Powell Phoenix. For more on 16-bores, read Michael…

7 best autumn recipes

Take some inspiration from across the pond and use up your windfalls with Philippa Davis’ apple butter. Best spread generously on hot, buttered toast, added to a stew or even…

Luciano Bosis hammer gun

Michael Yardley finds himself impressed with the Luciano Bosis hammer gun. There is a simplicity and elegance to shooting with a hammer gun, and this is quality at a very…

Simon Ryder

A fascination with chalk and passion for landscape inevitably turned to an interest in chalkstreams for Simon Ryder. Janet Menzies meets the Hampshire artist, who is on a year-long mission…

Slow-cooked pheasant with chickpeas Revithia

Keep the new season sniffles at bay with Philippa Davis’ slow-cooked pheasant with chickpeas Revithia. The broth of this Greek-inspired dish contains lots of minerals extracted from the bones and…

Female taxidermists

Talented female taxidermists are breathing new life into an art form that is far from dying out, as Ettie Neil-Gallacher discovers. For more on sporting art, Tony Ladd spent his…