Winter is coming, and some may be dreading it – but not us sporting rifle shooters, who enjoy some of our best and most varied sport at this time of year. And we’re here to help you survive and thrive this winter with the December 2018 issue of Sporting Rifle.
The Public Bill committee has thrown out amendments to the Offensive Weapons Bill that would have banned young people from shooting airguns in their own garden, and made it compulsory to have a firearms certificate to buy shotgun cartridges.
The shortlists are out for the Great British Shooting Awards, which aim to give recognition to the products, organisations and people that lead the way in the shooting industry.
The Merkel Helix Speedster appears to be an innovative solution to the problem of a thumbhole-stocked straight-pull rifle, but does the reality match up? Stuart Wilson finds out
Mike Powell tests something a little different: a CZ 455 Varmint Thumbhole .22LR with a striking yellow stock. But will the unusual looks grow on him?
Detailing a different kind of hunt, Byron Pace reports from his wilderness red hind stalks in the 2017 season
Can I use my scope dialled all the way to its maximum adjustment limit without adverse effects?