News

Schools Pistol Championships

British Shooting hosted the National Finals for the Schools Pistol Championship at Stoke Mandeville Stadium on 17 January, reports Andy McGarty.

Longer wildlife crime sentences get mixed reception

The government will push to increase the maximum prison sentence for animal cruelty from six months to five years – something that has been simultaneously welcomed and questioned by field sports organisations.

Behind on your doe cull? Fox control emergency to deal with? Sporting Rifle’s March 2018 issue has it all covered!

The winter months roll on, and they bring no end of hard work for the rifleman. Well, we’re here to help you get it all done. Behind on your doe cull, or got some emergency fox control to take care of? Sporting Rifle’s March 2018 issue has it all covered.

Reviews

Far out

Accuracy International’s AT308 is built for long-range shooting – but just how long can you go? Stuart Wilson puts some rounds on paper to find out

Hawke Frontier Tactical Review

Chris Parkin tests the 1-6x ‘Tactical’ addition to Hawke’s flagship Frontier scope range, and finds something useful for more than just driven boar

Sako Quad Varmint rifle Review

Stuart Wilson switches things up as he tests Sako’s multicalibre rimfire in wooden-stocked .17 HMR form topped with a Burris Fullfield E1 Ballistic Plex 3-9×40

Features

The doe imperative

Editor-in-chief Pete Carr considers the selection and methods behind the doe cull and the importance of achieving the right ratio on one’s stalking ground

Conquer the Cape

Booking an Eastern Cape safari this year? Kevin Thomas draws on decades of experience to tell you everything you need to know

Nocturnal activity

Robert Bucknell has been making the most of the long nights of January – he details his foxing excursions of 2018 so far, successful and otherwise…

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