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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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The Great British Shooting Show

With just under a month to go until the British Shooting Show 2019, we look at everything that’s going on at the NEC on 15-17 February

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Thinking small

Are .17 rimfire and centrefire calibres set to challenge the .223’s established dominance as a foxing round? Mike Powell draws on all his experience to find out the answer

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Hard miles

Rudi van Kets relates the story of one of the longest, toughest tracks for a wounded animal he’s ever followed

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Guarding the flock

Mark Ripley looks ahead to the fast-approaching lambing season and details all the essential tactics and kit foxers need to know about

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