Top shots of the year, The Field’s fabulous 50

Get a Cinderella gun at the Game Fair, Jonathan Young consults the experts about the best buys on Gunmakers’ Row

Making a case for guns, there’s just one man to go to for that special container, says John Newton

Are you fit for a day in the field? Cross-training helps ensure you are on
top form, as Mike Yardley explains

Stand out, blendin. Camo is cool, says Alexandra Henton

Light on a dark art. What is the appeal of night-fishing for
sea-trout? Tobias Coe asks the experts

A dream catcher in Cornwall. Mike Daunt heads to the Nare Hotel to catch mackerel – as he did as a boy

Rod, paddle and kayak. Fishing on top is fun, says Andy Winter

Sporting art on Britain’s walls. Snaffles and co reflect our heritage and humour, says Sarah Fitzpatrick

The lab report. Has our most popular gundog had its day, asks Janet Menzies

Deer farming for beginners, Selena Barr assesses the challenges

Smash hits: guitars to guns. Stars rock a rural life. By Greg Tesser

What the blazers! Graham Downing sports his at Henley

Animals as magnets, exotic creatures enchant Flora Watkins

That precious red rosette, memories in ribbon. By Janet Menzies

Plus our regular delights including a new cookery writer, art & antiques, gun reviews…