The Field Christmas issue 2019

CHRISTMAS SPECIAL 200 pages packed with fieldsports excellence. Shooting in Cumbria and Northamptonshire; hunting over the enormous Berkeley hedges; searching for Yellowfish; Bustard guns, and how to hold one; Christmas…

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Pheasants, with style – traditional friends’ days on old shoots; Driven capercaillie in the Scottish glens – what it was like, by the men who did it; Light shotgun loads:…

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Finding form on the shoot – how to recover quickly when the wheels fall off; Bonefishing with partners – the perfect mix of sun, sea and sport; Buying new kit…

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Partridge special – how to shoot the coveys crisply; Gundogs from ancient lines – the true aristocrats of the canine world; Catching 40lb British salmon – the glory years of…

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208-page celebration of a new shooting season; The glory of grouse; Our 32-page Ladies’ special – how to shoot stylishly and reduce felt recoil; New pigeon and crow licences –…

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British gunmaking today; Holidays with dummies – take a gundog training break; Hunting hounds and stay solvent – how do amateur huntsmen make ends meet?; Fun at the Fair –…

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Queen Victoria’s bicentennial number; Fieldsports in the days of empire; Putting Victoria’s name on it – pomp and pageantry for Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee; Firearms to stop charging big game…

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The mayfly monsters – how to find and catch titanic trout; European fine guns – continentals that grace British covers; House parties with game clays – shooting weekends that go…

Finding the ideal gundog; How to buy a gun at auction – picking a beauty from the beasts; Fishing Russia’s salmon rivers – where to catch the fish of a…

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Woodpigeon, the perfect ‘gamebird’?; The Beretta Silver Pigeon – the world’s most successful shotgun?; Port and sport with The Scarteen – hunting with Ireland’s black and tan hounds; How to…