There is a widespread myth that to be a successful trapper you need to have inherited generations of skill, learnt at your father’s knee. My father, by whom I was…

I read that Sir John Mortimer has a glass of champagne a day and describes it as “penicillin for the soul”. What a wonderful idea. As I’d only have a…

A targeted culling of badgers will go ahead in an attempt to halt the spread of bovine tuberculosis (TB) in the worst affected parts of Wales.

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

In the almost impenetrable waters of a hidden gravel pit there be monster pike capable of towing a boat. Can fly-fisherman Charles Rangeley-Wilson harness one or will he have to…

It takes just one bird to scare off a thousand others. From Humberside to Trafalgar Square, hawks and falcons are clearing vermin and making money.

With grey partridge numbers in decline and the loss of set-aside habitat, could the species be removed from the quarry list? If so, the consequences would be dire for redlegs…

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