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Fast foxing with Mike Powell

Patrolling the fields to keep the lambs safe, Mike Powell experiences a number of quickfire foxing encounters – and a bonus buck too. As the year drifted into May, reports started coming in of foxes taking poultry. The growing cubs

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Close encounters of the vulpine kind

With a fox to take care of in a tricky close-up situation between houses and smallholdings, Mike Powell finds that the .22 Hornet is the calibre for the job. April arrived and with it, as always, came the increase in

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Unwanted visitor

Fox predation always happens at the worst possible time, as Mark Ripley finds as he’s called to deal with a vulpine raider at the zoo… With the lambing season about to get under way on the farm, the last thing

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New year foxing

From sorting out mating foxes to gauging population levels, Mike Powell lists all the early year tasks foxers need to get stuck into

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Ask the experts: Organising a fox drive

As the end of the pheasant season approaches, we are thinking of organising a couple of fox drives to reduce their numbers. How do I go about this?

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Fox flood

Mark Ripley is faced with a surprisingly large number of foxes on his patch. But no matter how many he brings to book, there’s always one that gets away

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WATCH: Foxing with the ATN X Sight

Stuart Wilson’s been dispatched on a lamb protection mission – and he takes to the top of the pick-up to get it done

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A Swarm of Hornets

Mike Powell tests old against new, with CZ’s 527 rifle chambered in .17 Hornet going up against the tried-and-tested .22 Hornet version of the rifle

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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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Scottish fox hunt ban back on the agenda

Alison Johnstone said she would bring forward a member’s bill calling for a total ban on fox hunting, including the use of dogs to flush foxes to be shot.

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