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  1. GROUSE PROSPECTS FOR 2016

    Article written by Mark Osborne - FRICS, FAAV, MBAE 04 August 2016

    It is always difficult before the Season, even this close, to make accurate predictions as to what Grouse prospects are going to be across Moors from the Derbyshire/Staffordshire border right up to Caithness. However, this year is probably harder to Read the Rest…

  2. New Arrivals from Schöffel

    Article written by William Powell Country 17 June 2016

    Introducing new arrivals from the illustrious brand, Schöffel…      Oakham Fleece New for the forthcoming season is the Schōffel Oakham gilet in Aubergine. Our best selling fleece gilet by a long way. Schōffel’s gilets have become the staple ‘fleece’ for all Read the Rest…

  3. Jagd & Hund show, Dortmund – 2016

    Article written by Chris Maxted 08 April 2016

    For the past couple of years I have arranged our trade stands at the CLA Game fair, British Shooting Show and the Midland Game and whilst these have always been excellent for William Powell we feel we are missing out Read the Rest…

  4. IWA Show – Nuremberg 2016

    Article written by William Powell 16 March 2016

    ergIWA is one of the two biggest trade-only Shooting Shows in the world; the other is the SHOT Show in America, but IWA is the Show for Europe. It is held in Nuremberg (famous for the War Crime Trials) and Read the Rest…

  5. Musto Storm Jacket, tried and tested!

    Article written by William Powell Country 28 September 2015

    “This is one of the best jackets I have tested and I am definitely going to keep on wearing it for the rest of the season!” This was our Sporting Agents general consensus about the Musto Storm Jacket. Our lads Read the Rest…

  6. Jeep®… a Gun’s choice.

    Article written by William Powell Country 15 May 2015

    7 magazine meets Mark Osborne, founder and director of William Powell Sporting, based in Banbury, Oxfordshire Mark is a chartered surveyor by profession – his main business is JM Osborne & Co, but a little more than 20 years ago he Read the Rest…

  7. Grouse Shooting – For the First Timer!

    Article written by Tiffany Lees 11 September 2014

    It’s safe to say that Grouse shooting is not for the faint hearted! Arduous hilltop climbs, bulky shooting equipment and breakneck speed Grouse – a small price to pay to witness these incredible game birds race across the moorland providing Read the Rest…

  8. Review of the Pheasant & Partridge Season 2013/14

    Article written by James Chapel MRICS 06 February 2014

    Despite the weather, which has been particularly wet from mid December onwards, this has been a good low ground shooting season. Whilst there were a few outbreaks of disease on rearing fields (despite the generally dry spring and summer) most Read the Rest…

  9. The William Powell Perdix

    Article written by Lewis Potter 20 November 2013

    William Powell Perdix Perdix is the Latin word for partridge and our little grey bird with the cock’s distinctive ‘chiswick’ call is Perdix Perdix.  It is also now the name for the latest gun in William Powell’s Continental range of Read the Rest…

  10. Grouse Shooting Cartridge Review

    Article written by Rick Bond (William Powell Gun Room) 30 August 2012

    As with most things in the shooting industry, personal opinion is the deciding factor on what cartridges a shooter puts through his or her gun. There are reams of technical data on cartridges and their associated benefits, but the chances Read the Rest…