UK Game hunting and shooting is governed by open and closed seasons under statutory law.
Here is a summary of the law for UK game species in order for you to plan your sport.
Grouse: 12 August – 10 December
Partridge: 1 September – 1 February
Pheasant: 1 October – 1 February
Duck and Geese: 1 September – 31 January
Woodcock: 1 October – 31 January
Red Deer Stags (Scotland): 1 July – 20 October
Red Deer Hinds (Scotland): 15 October – 15 February
Roe Deer Bucks (Scotland): 1 April – 20 October
Roe Deer Does (Scotland): 21 October – March 31
Roe Deer Bucks (England): 1 April – 31 October
Roe Deer Does (England): 1 November – 31 March
Chinese Water Deer: 1 November – March 31
Sika Stags England: 1 August – 30 April
Sika Stags Scotland: 1 July – 20 October
Sika Hinds England: 1 November – 31 March
Sika Hinds Scotland: 21 October – 15 February
Partridges: 1 October – 31 March (Sunday shooting also permitted)
Providing a first class clay and game shooting instruction, in an idyllic country setting across the borders of Warwickshire, Oxfordshire and Northamptonshire.
Simulated game shooting, using a clay target, is becoming increasingly popular as an alternative to drive game shooting.
Mark has recently made some short film clips on his thoughts on the current state of field sports in the UK, some recollections of a day’s red deer stalking and a day’s walked up woodcock shooting on the Kinlochdamph Estate, Wester Ross.
With the successful introduction of the vaccine to defeat COVID 19 we can now begin to dream of a return to shooting and hunting freely. Why not dream of “SPORT AND SUNSHINE”
Fuentelfresno comprises of 15,000 contiguous hectares with fields of grain mix with vineyards, olive groves and hills spotted with ilex, rockrose, retama brush and rosemary…
Spain is famous within shooting circles for its partridge shooting which extends beyond the end of the UK game shooting season.