News

The Shooting Show – Protecting new growth from red deer

Having spotted some reds coming off the hill onto a vulnerable restock site which has only recently been planted, an inspection soon confirmed the damage that was being done. It was also close to a barley field where some serious

SPONSORED: New clothing & footwear ranges now at R&B Sporting!

The latest top technical and stylish shooting, hunting and countryside kit is now in! R&B Sporting, the leading gun shop based in Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, has added to its expanding portfolio clothing and footwear brands this Autumn with new products from

Sporting Rifle 187 is now available!

The latest issue of Sporting Rifle is now available for purchase or subscription Get your free copy now! You can get a free copy of the latest Sporting Rifle Magazine now! Get your regular fix of news, reviews and features

Reviews

Sako Model 85 .223 review with Mike Powell

Having grown fond of foxing with the Sako Model 85 .223, Mike Powell gets to grip with the updated XS Varmint version in .204 Ruger Many years ago, I owned a Sako Model 85 in .223 calibre that served me

Weatherby Vanguard Review

Weatherby as a company is best known for producing some of the most powerful hunting cartridges in the world, chambered, of course, in its famous Weatherby Mk V rifles.

Hawke Sidewinder review

Chris Parkin enjoys all of the benefits of of the brand new Hawke Sidewinder 30 FFP 6-24×56. Hawke has evolved significantly over the last few years, and the brand that was so easily assumed to be for air gunners has

Features

Swapping between different rifle scopes – the latest Q&A

Our experts are back to answer more of your questions, including covering fox cubs, camo, and culling. Sporting Rifle experts: Optics: Chris Parkin Target sports journalist and optics reviewerFoxing: Mike Powell Professional gamekeeper and foxing expertLegal: Stuart Farr Lawyer specialising

How to stalk roe in winter

Winter can throw up a particular set of challenges when stalking roe deer for the cull. Follow Dominic Griffith’s advice and make all your outings a success

How to build your own high seat

Mark Ripley gets crafty and shows you how to build a high seat of your own Shooting from a high seat not only gives you a better view out of the usual line of sight of your quarry, it also

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