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What happens when things go wrong

Not everything in a shooter’s career goes perfectly. Mike Powell admits some past mistakes and explains how he dealt with them

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Fifty-cal debate goes on

Campaigning against proposals contained within the Offensive Weapons Bill continues after a Commons debate scheduled for 15 October was delayed.

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The calibre hunter

Looking at the calibre debate as a whole, Byron Pace wonders if the time we spend obsessing over the ‘best’ hunting cartridge is really merited

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Great British Shooting Awards: Shortlists revealed and voting begins

The shortlists are out for the Great British Shooting Awards, which aim to give recognition to the products, organisations and people that lead the way in the shooting industry.

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Life in the Bush

For some, hunting is far more than a pastime. Daryl Crimp spends some time in the company of a real, ‘fair dinkum’ Kiwi bushman…

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Stubble trouble

It’s the time of year when anyone can have foxing success with no trouble – right? Robert Bucknell says that, after a heatwave, the post-harvest period might be a little different this year

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Ask the experts: What rifles are good for shooting foxes at long range?

I shoot a few foxes, usually around the 100-yard mark, and am thinking of trying my hand at much longer ranges. Do you have any pointers as to choice of rifle, techniques etc?

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Facs hit 30-year high

The number of firearms certificates in the UK is at its highest since 1988, new Home Office figures reveal.

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Merkel’s mighty in the Midlands

Merkel has opened a new showroom of sporting rifles and shotguns at W Horton & Sons on Loveday Street in Birmingham’s historical Gun Quarter.

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Moderator Mania

With sound moderators more popular than ever on sporting rifles, Chris Parkin gives you a run-down of the options

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