After a recent delve into the history of clay shooting we’ve unearthed a real treasure trove of unbelievable clay shooting facts – and some of these incredible staggering stats are too good not to share. So prepare to be amazed because we’ve got Guinness World Records Galore, the odd luxury gun or two and even… Read More Unbelievable Clay Shooting Facts
Since 1998 we’ve been dedicated to introducing as many people as possible to clay pigeon shooting, and we’re delighted to have reached a whopping 150 venues. So if you’re looking for the biggest and best choice of clay pigeon shooting venues, The Big Shoot is the place to be! Our venues cover the length and… Read More The Big Shoot reaches 150!!!
The greatest show on earth gets under way in just over a weeks time, and everybody at The Big Shoot is firmly behind Team GB. Obviously we’ll be cheering extra loud for the GB shooting squad though, and with six of the countries best shooters all going for gold we’re in for an exciting seven… Read More The Big Shoot’s Ultimate Olympic Shooting Guide
Victorian Clay Shooting
In the1860?s glass balls filled with feathers were introduced and a throwing mechanism was invented that worked rather like an animal trap. At the end of the nineteenth century, a true ‘clay target’ replaced the expensive glass balls leading to a new sport and a following of enthusiasts from all walks of life that would elevate clay shooting to a sport in its own right.… Read More Strange But True – How Clay Pigeon Shooting Started