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Sporting Rifle 166 is on sale now!

April means only one thing in the sporting calendar: It’s the roebuck season, and as always we’re here to help you prepare for it, get the right kit and avoid the dreaded buck fever. First, we’re out with Paul Childerley

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Shooting brings people together

Reports from the Office of National Statistics estimate that over 2.7 million people in the UK suffer from loneliness – equivalent to the population of Qatar. In 2018, Theresa May appointed the world’s first Minister for Loneliness and unveiled £20m

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Learning to Shoot, Digweed Style!

Move over Percy Stanbury, George Digweed is teaching the instructors at EJ Churchill to pass on his world-beating technique, and Clay Shooting’s James Marchington has the exclusive. Ask any shooter who they want to shoot like, and nine times out

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Paul Childerley heads to Slovenia for the hunt of a lifetime!

Top of the world: Paul Childerley heads to Slovenia for the hunt of a lifetime amid not one but two mountain ranges. It was a true honour to be invited to Slovenia to hunt for a species I had never hunted

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Angle grinding: how to get the best aim when shooting uphill or downhill

How do you adjust point of aim when shooting uphill or downhill? Will O’Meara says there are numerous factors to consider when shooting at an angle. Shooting at angle can cause your bullet to strike higher than on level ground.

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Ask the experts: Firearms certificate process

I’ve been waiting for my firearms certificate to arrive for months now, with no joy. Is there anything I can do to speed the process along? I don’t want to irritate my firearms department and see myself put on a black list, but waiting doesn’t seem to be doing much good.

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Urban foxing?

Foxing in the countryside is one thing. But foxing on the boundaries of your land, or near a nosy or fox-hugging neighbour, is quite another. Robert Bucknell shows you how to make it work in close quarters

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Ask the experts: The cost of shooting

The price of shooting seems to be going up all the time. I am resisting haggling every time I go into a gun shop because I assume there are wider legislative or economic forces at work behind all the price rises. But am I right?

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16,000 newcomers try shooting

The UK’s largest shooting association, which now boasts more than 155,000 members, got more than 16,000 people to take their first shots through a combination of attendance at key events

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Ask the experts: Daylight foxing

Do you think it’s worth going out after foxes in the daytime in winter? I work nights so I’m limited to daytime shooting.

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