Rock off down to the Whitstable Oyster Festival and be seduced by the produce of Kent's pearl. Katie Dashwood's desire to find out more is aroused.

Flounder-tramping – fishing with the feet – is a rare skill. Although it's easiest learnt in childhood, Johnny Scott puts his best foot forward.

Tips for gundog retrieving.

Picking up points on how to improve your dog's retrieving couldn't be easier. Janet Menzies provides tips on what you and your dog should be looking for.

Going on holiday should be relaxing, but planning what to do with the dog can be stressful. Janet Menzies packs up your troubles with various suggestions.

Traditional game may be out of season but rabbits are still in a field near you to hunt and gather for an epicurean feast, says Mike Robinson

Britain's wading birds are at risk because of the refusal of some conservation bodies to carry out effective predator control, says the Countryside Alliance (CA).

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.