Michael Yardley

For a shade under £3,000 you can have a new sidelock ejector, a not unattractive gun that shoots as well as some of its higher-priced rivals

This specification of this side-by-side could not be much better for a 20-bore, and the aesthetics are to British taste. To get so much right with a new gun is…

When Mike Yardley reviewed EJ Churchill’s Hercules side-by-side he referred to it as “Anglo-Spanish best”. He’s even more enthusiastic about the stack-barrel version made in association with a French firm…

Take your game-gun and go clay pigeon shooting in the off season. You will only improve your shooting and have fun when you practice on clay pigeon.

If you want to buy a Browning 525, go for the revised version. It’s a major improvement on the manufacturer’s Japanese-made range

Do you covet a matched pair of shotguns? Michael Yardley examines the shotguns on the market and what to do when you have your matched pair.

A new English side-by-side sideplated boxlock costing £16,000 and made by top-flight craftsmen