Michael Yardley

Mike Yardley can think of many worse things to spend money on than Browning's new B25 16-bore, a gun that feels "right" and could also be a rifle, with other…

Mike Yardley tests a Laura Bosis-finished Rizzini over-and-under 20-bore and pronounces it a first-class gun by any standards as well as being good value for money.

The modern 20-bore can do just about anything a 12-bore can, says Mike Yardley. He finds the Perazzi SC3 an excellent gun in the field – forgiving as well as…

Mike Yardley tries an Italian pair made for the British market and finds them to have truly excellent shooting qualities.

The Browning 525 Hunter over-and-under shotgun, built on an action that’s proved itself over three-quarters of a century, impresses Mike Yardley with its versatility and value

AyA shotguns are known to British sportsmen for their looks, reliability and competitive pricing. The No.1 sidelock side-by-side ticks all these boxes and more.

It looks elegant, it shoots well and it costs just over £2,000. Is this Guerini 28-bore the perfect gun?