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The Country Life Fair

VT Sporting are very pleased to be exhibiting at the Country Life Fair at Fulham Palace on the 27th and 28th of September. Mark and Edward will be on the Stand on 27th Richard and Edward will be on the Stand on the 28th Please do stop by and discuss any shooting trips or requirements you might have. We look …

VTSportingThe Country Life Fair

La Dormida – Dove Shooting Lodge

The LodgeThe ServiceThe Location & EnvironmentFollowing proven years of success at Pica Zuro, La Dormida was built in direct response to requests from our clientele for a private lodge in which to entertain family and business colleagues. The Lodge will house as many as 12 dove shooters in style and comfort in 7 bedrooms with private baths. La Dormida is ...
VTSportingLa Dormida – Dove Shooting Lodge

Veracruz – Duck Shooting

Veracruz lodge in Argentina, Duck Shooting, Upland Game Shooting and Golden Dorado fishing.
VTSportingVeracruz – Duck Shooting

The Value of Shooting

We all know that shooting is important. We know it’s good for the economy and the environment – and we all know from first-hand experience how the social aspects of shooting are beneficial to us and our local community. But how can we prove it? 16 shooting and countryside organisations commissioned a comprehensive study to ascertain exactly what shooting is …

VTSportingThe Value of Shooting
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Safari Club International Convention, Las Vegas

The Americans are well known worldwide for supersizing almost everything. the Safari Club International Convention in Las Vegas is an extreme case of this. The convention used to take place in the city of Reno, but has grown so much in popularity they have justified a move to the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. As far as I’m aware …

Mark SpeelmanSafari Club International Convention, Las Vegas
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Pave of Venison with pomme puree and green peppercorn sauce.

People travel from far and wide to come to the Pot Kiln and eat this, our most famous dish.  It was inspired by the French form of butchering a “slab or tile” from the haunch of beef or lamb.  It involves separating the primal muscles from the thigh, then trimming off all silvery sinew and fat until you are left …

VTSportingPave of Venison with pomme puree and green peppercorn sauce.
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The Dark Continent – Part 1

Packing and Preparation 6 months ago I had a sit down with a friend who had just got access to 300,000 ha of hunting ground in Zimbabwe.  Now with 10 days till I head to Africa for my first hunting foray into the dark continent, the excitement is building.    The object of the trip is to become familiar with the …

VTSportingThe Dark Continent – Part 1
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Swedish Ptarmigan in Lapland

There is nothing I enjoy more than a boys adventure off to some far flung destination to go hunting.   I am very fortunate to have been invited to hunt in some amazing destinations over the years.    One of my all time favourites has to be this trip.   It involved 10 friends, a log cabin in the middle …

VTSportingSwedish Ptarmigan in Lapland