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The ultimate Christmas gift list

The Sporting Rifle team have put together a list of everything they want for Christmas – and we reckon you’ll want it all too… Eley Hawk Diary The Eley Hawk 2020 shooter’s diary is available to order directly from Eley

The latest target shooting news

We’ve got the latest news from the target shooting world all right here for you, so if you have news yourself then please email it to Eight brits have podium potential Eight British shooters will benefit from lottery funding


Love at first Sightline!

The next generation of affordable NV is here: it’s the Yukon Sightline and Chris Parkin finds himself truly enamoured The Yukon Photon has been a superb first step into the night vision world for more than five years, and as

Savage speed-test

Mike Powell tests a Savage semi-auto the best way he knows how: By expending large amounts of .22LR ammo The bolt in the closed position. Note the Accutrigger and Picatinny rail Semi-automatic .22LR rifles have always had a big following;

The calibre hunter

Byron Pace assesses the performance of a lesser-known alternative to the .375 H&H For the last few months I have been in Africa, spending much of that time walking with some of the biggest and most dangerous animals on the


Contributor’s choice: Essential gear (part 2)

Yesterday we began our four part series of essential gear, as chosen by our Sporting Rifle contributors. Yesterday we heard from Chris Dalton on best gear for Scottish stalking. This time it’s the turn of Paul Childerley to give us

Contributors’ choice: Essential collection

Sporting Rifle’s contributors tell us what gear they really rely on for a wide range of hunting purposes – from foxing to stalking to sport abroad. Credit: Byron Pace Scottish stalking gear, by Chris Dalton As a professional stalking guide,

January blanks

There’s no month like January when it comes to returning from the stalk with an ‘empty saddle’, remarks David Barrington Barnes Credit: Giedrius Stakauskas / EyeEm / Getty Images In sport, a drawn game provides little satisfaction to players and

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