The Field

How to shoot pheasants

Knowing how to shoot pheasants properly is a lesson every sportsman must learn. 26-time world champion George Digweed offers his words of wisdom. For more of George Digweed’s shooting top…

Pheasant, cabbage and cheese pierogi

These pheasant, cabbage and cheese pierogi are the perfect moreish morsels to pop in a pocket for the shoot elevenses. Make a big batch and enjoy a generous helping warm…

Cowpats

Cowpats offer comedy gold with a misplaced footstep and a valuable cost saving on artificial fertiliser. But they can also tell us about the land beneath, as Tim Field explains.…

Sarah Raven's raised game pie

A raised game pie is hard to beat as an autumnal supper centrepiece. And it works well cold for a serve yourself buffet or a picnic. We recommend making two…

Restore a garden urn

If your garden urn has suffered one too many storms and is looking a little worse for wear, find out how to restore a garden urn. Urns have been used…

What age should youngsters start shooting

A registered shooting school would tell you 12 years plus, a parent may tell you as young as three. Rosie Nickerson canvasses opinion on what age should youngsters start shooting?…

Riding caps

Nowhere is tradition more important than in the hunting field. But how does this change when safety is at stake? Michael Clayton tells of the Quorn Hunt’s new initiative to…

Tim Maddam's gamekeeper's pie

Tim Maddam’s gamekeeper’s pie puts a gamey twist on the traditional cottage pie. Use whatever game meat you have and enjoy on an especially chilly winter’s evening. This is comfort…

Ray Ward Magnum Mauser

Not built for an afternoon on the range, Dominic Griffith finds the Ray Ward Magnum Mauser to be an excellent option for an African safari adventure and a desirable collector’s…