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Frigid foxing

With the south coast of England experiencing a rare snowfall, Mark Ripley is called upon to deal with not one, but three foxes

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BASC ‘strongly opposes’ Hunting Act

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has today released a statement proclaiming its opposition to the Hunting Act. The Act, which was introduced in 2004 following intense lobbying from animal rights activists, banned the hunting of wild mammals with dogs

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Gamekeepers urged: Respond to General Licence consultation

Gamekeepers should act today to safeguard the General Licence for shooting pest bird species in England, the NGO has said.

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General Licence under scrutiny

Shooting organisations are calling for all shooters to pull together to protect the General Licence in England.

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How small is too small?

David Barrington Barnes considers the minimum calibres for shooting deer in the various parts of the UK, where although the law may be straightforward, opinions vary hugely

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Black death

River keeper Tony Megson has to constantly stem the tide of various predators intent on taking his trout, but none is worse than the cormorant

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