John Jeffries HPX Elite

The John Jeffries HPX Elite is a long-barrelled gun, intended for use on high flying pheasants as well as clays. Michael Yardley finds this beast-like gun lively, and decides that…

Leslie McGregor Scott-Clark and Rosemary Park

Leslie McGregor Scott-Clark and Rosemary Park are sporting artists who don’t just share a studio. While one works, the other turns farmer and gundog-handler, allowing them to live the sporting…

Pheasants of the world

Pheasants of the world can be easily forgotten when we become too accustomed to just one kind on our shores. But the World Pheasant Association are working tirelessly to ensure…

Gundog puppy schools

When to start training a gundog puppy is the million-dollar question. Janet Menzies believes that putting in the groundwork to establish the basics will pay dividends in the field later…

Cod fishing in Norway. Playing a coalfish off Røst, the southernmost inhabited of Norway's Lofoten Islands. Playing a coalfish off Røst, the southernmost inhabited of Norway's Lofoten Islands. Røst

Cod fishing in Norway. If you want to catch whopping cod that hit hard and fight mean, head for Norway, says Henry Gilbey. Fishing for cod is exhilarating.

Savage AccuStalker

The Savage AccuStalker is a remarkable and desirable rifle that appears to live up to each of the claims made by its manufacturer and distributor. If accuracy from a mid-priced…

Bosis Queen

The Bosis Queen 20- bore sidelock ejector imported by Victor Chapman is this month’s test gun. It’s the firm’s premium side-by-side and traditionally bench-made in Travagliato near Brescia. As an…

Rhubarb Triangle. Candlelight

It is rarely far from the limelight, so what is it that gives rhubarb the power to purge, pucker lips and excite celebrity chefs, asks Jeremy Hobson

Hanging venison

Hanging venison is the only way to get a really gamey finish to the meat. Venison is the perfect dinner party offering, and will be guaranteed to delight your guests.…