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Paul Childerley heads to Slovenia for the hunt of a lifetime!

Top of the world: Paul Childerley heads to Slovenia for the hunt of a lifetime amid not one but two mountain ranges. It was a true honour to be invited to Slovenia to hunt for a species I had never hunted

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Angle grinding: how to get the best aim when shooting uphill or downhill

How do you adjust point of aim when shooting uphill or downhill? Will O’Meara says there are numerous factors to consider when shooting at an angle. Shooting at angle can cause your bullet to strike higher than on level ground.

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Ask the experts: Firearms certificate process

I’ve been waiting for my firearms certificate to arrive for months now, with no joy. Is there anything I can do to speed the process along? I don’t want to irritate my firearms department and see myself put on a black list, but waiting doesn’t seem to be doing much good.

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Hunting in the heat

If you want safari success, says Kevin Thomas, you can’t retreat when the temperature rises – you need to keep hunting through the punishing ‘midday window’ Throughout my hunting career, be it guiding safaris or hunting for myself, I’ve observed

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Shooting sense

These days, it can seem that all law-abiding shooters are constantly walking a licensing tightrope. David Barrington Barnes outlines how a sensible approach can avoid the worst problems

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Urban foxing?

Foxing in the countryside is one thing. But foxing on the boundaries of your land, or near a nosy or fox-hugging neighbour, is quite another. Robert Bucknell shows you how to make it work in close quarters

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Paul Childerley heads to Slovenia for the hunt of a lifetime amid not one but two mountain ranges

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Ask the experts: The cost of shooting

The price of shooting seems to be going up all the time. I am resisting haggling every time I go into a gun shop because I assume there are wider legislative or economic forces at work behind all the price rises. But am I right?

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When not to shoot a fox

While dealing with a fox troubling the local game birds, Robert Bucknell reflects on the reasons why some people don’t deal with foxes

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The French Big Game Hunters

Hunting historian Martin Tulp covers the past hunting adventures of the French big game hunters in Africa

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