Mike Powell’s been testing out two affordable additions to his night shooting setup, from Pard and Wicked Lights I recently made mention of two new items of night shooting equipment I had been sent to try out that had proved…
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…
Years ago, when I first started shooting foxes, it was really only the preserve of gamekeepers and a few like myself who sold fox pelts to the fur trade. More often than not we used shotguns, as the damage to skins was minimal.
In these days of the internet where information can be obtained instantly, it is interesting to look back at the days when it didn’t exist.
I live in a part of the country where snow is a rare occurrence. When it does arrive, it causes total chaos as no one is prepared for it.
The recent influx of magazines, books, and videos giving advice on how to be a successful shooter has got me thinking about my own knowledge.
For the ever-increasing number of shooters who are out after the sun sets, there seems to be an equally mounting number of items to aid them in their quest.
Mike Powell combines tried-and-tested technology with something new as a thermal imager in conjunction with an image-intensifier unit account for a troublesome fox I have mentioned before that a farmer friend of mine has a small son who is farming mad.…
The .22LR is not my first choice for taking out foxes – though it is capable of doing so at sensible ranges, a lot of care has to be taken when placing the shot.
As the year moves on, the opportunities for keeping the fox population under control alter. August is the time when vegetation of all types is at its densest. Harvest is almost here, but not quite.