What to Wear When Game Shooting


Harkila Pro Hunter X JacketInvesting in a good shooting jacket is extremely important for anyone interested in going game shooting. Most shooters tend to go for Green, Browns or Tweed, depending what you like. There are many jackets available on the market for all conditions, whether its still early in the season and warm (but still with a chance of rain), or you want something for when it gets cooler. We have a wide range of jackets that are great for all year round. As you never know what the weather is going to be like you need to prepare to be warm and comfortable so you get to enjoy the day. All jackets now have great freedom of movement to keep you swinging and plenty of pockets for cartridges, ear protection and much more. Here at John Norris we have a wide selection of men’s and ladies shooting jackets from leading names including; Schoffel, Barbour, Harkila, Beretta, Musto and more. Men's Shooting Jackets Ladies Shooting Jackets  

Headwear, Ties & Accessories

Barbour Ladies Wax Baker Boy CapWe have a wide range of hats for all season, whether your want a traditional tweed cap, or a fleece lined hat to keep your ears warm, and for the ladies, a hat helps to keep your hair out of your eyes. We are sure to have something in stock that suits you. We also have an extensive range of accessories such as Position finders, magnetic cartridge lifters, Gun Care and much more. A tie needs to be worn on formal shoots. Check with your host if you’re unsure. Men's Shooting Accessories and Headwear Ladies Shooting Accessories and Headwear  

Ear Protection

Deben Electronic Ear DefendersWhether you want standard ear protection, fancy electronic ones or keeping it simple with plug in ones, we have it covered. Always make sure you have something to protect your ears. We recommend choosing something that will keep your ears warm too. Ear Defenders  

Trousers and Breeks

John Norris Moleskin TrousersBreeks are more common place when shooting and they are now available in a variety of materials - tweed, waterproof tweed, cotton, moleskin and much more. They start from as little as £39.99 for our own John Norris breeks. Some shooters prefer trousers to breeks and our John Norris moleskin trousers are currently on sale for only £29.99. There is also a fantastic range of waterproof trousers and overtrousers from Seeland, Schoffel, Musto and more.     Men's Shooting Trousers & Breeks Ladies Shooting Trousers & Breeks  


Don’t forget to add a splash of colour to your outfit with some brightly coloured shooting stockings. Stockings & Garters  

Shooting vest/waistcoat

Barbour Ladies Coverdale WaistcoatIf you’re on a formal shoot, lots of Guns like to wear a three piece tweed suit with matching breeks or trousers, waistcoat and jacket. Waistcoats and Vests are very popular early season when its too hot for a jacket or as a top layer as they have deep pockets to put lots of cartridges in. Men's Shooting Vests & Waistcoats Ladies Shooting Vests & Waistcoats  

Cartridge Bags and Gun slips

GMK Full Leather Cartridge BeltStore and carry your cartridges with ease with our range of cartridge bags. At John Norris we have a wide range of Cartridge Bags and Gun slips. We are delighted to now be stockist of the top quality range of shooting accessories from Croots, they provide essential pieces of kit that will last a lifetime and get better looking with age. Cartridge Bags & Gun Slips  


Hunter Balmoral Royal BootsWellingtons, Leather boots and walking boots are all fantastic for shooting. Wellingtons come with a variety of soles and linings, such as Neoprene or Leather for extra warmth and different calf fits. Leather boots such as Dubarry are very popular for Ladies and Gents and look great with breeks or jeans. Our range of walking boots come in an array of heights to suit all, they offer great ankle support on uneven ground. Men's Footwear Ladies Footwear  


Safety First. Whilst there are many benefits from wearing sunglasses, the most important of all is Safety and protection. Amber and yellow lenses are great for picking up game on a grey day and grey lenses are great for blocking out the sun. Sunglasses   For more help and information on purchasing the right kit for you to enjoy your day in the field, do not hesitate to call us on 01768 864211 or email us sales@johnnorris.co.uk