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.…

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…

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…

Alfa Romeo Giulia

Beautiful, lively and with bags of character – Charlie Flindt is impressed by the new Alfa Romeo Giulia, despite its slight quirks. For more on motoring, read Charlie Flindt’s review…

Lady Melissa Percy

Brought up in Northumberland and introduced to fieldsports at a very young age, sport is a family affair for Lady Melissa Percy. From a surprise catch aged seven to launching…

Best shooting gilets

Whatever the weather, a gilet is essential kit. Smart over a shirt in the summer and an invaluable mid-layer for chilly days in the field, gilets are both practical and…