At my local stalking patch in East Yorkshire, a colleague often calls for my assistance when his time is limited and fraying activity by roebucks is giving the farmer some serious cause for concern. During the last season, three of us had hit the roe population hard on this particular farm due to significant damage to restocked hardwoods and commercial willow.
There is an old ailment stalking the sporting rifle community. Andrew Venables describes the problem of ‘magnumitis’ – best defined as using long-range solutions for normal hunting Have you got ‘magnumitis’? I’ve had to ask myself the same question a…
For those not familiar with the Blaser concept: Blaser uses a straight-pull bolt action when the case is being recycled, which gives it a faster cycling time than a traditional turn bolt movement.
Having made a name for itself in the custom rifle world, Bergara is branching out. And the all new ‘semi custom’ switch barrel BX11 is definitely one to watch, says Tim Pilbeam
Considering the shooting of moving game on the continent, Mark Brackstone recalls the training necessary for running quarry and his unforeseen reward for years of practice in the field
After considering the essentials of hunting driven game, Sporting Rifle’s Byron Pace recounts an exciting follow-up on a wounded boar