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Stuart Wilson’s rabbit raid

Credit: James Gledhill / Getty Images Stuart Wilson recruits two shooting buddies while on a .22 rabbit control mission, and is even kind enough to hand one of them the rifle. Don’t forget to check out the equipment used at

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Ask the experts

Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from calibres to cleaning. Got a question?Contact: colin.fallon@futurenet.com or post your question to: Sporting Rifle, Future Publishing Ltd, Units 1-3, Sugarbrook Court, Aston Road, Bromsgrove B60 3EX. Foxing Q:

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David Barrington Barnes on the Macnab

Credit: ellenamani / iStock / Getty Images With the red stag season beginning in Scotland, David Barrington Barnes remarks that it’s not all about the glorious Macnab – there are more accessible options that are just as enjoyable Most Sporting

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Chris Dalton’s last minute call

(© Michael Breuer ) Chris Dalton waits all of July for the roe rut to start – and with DSC2 clients visiting, will he get the chance to bring in a buck before the month is out? That magic period

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Will O’Meara’s new target shooting discipline

Will O’Meara discovers a discipline of target shooting that has real benefits for hunters – and even uses hunting kit The hunting season here in Ireland drew to a close at the end of February, so while deer hunters in

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Mike Powell’s tips on dealing with longer days

Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images As the year moves on and the days get longer, how do you adapt your foxing tactics to suit the season? Mike Powell has the answers… As time passes and spring moves inexorably into early

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Applying for your DSC2, with advice from Chris Dalton

You’ve got your DSC1 – now it’s time for the DSC2. Chris Dalton explains the steps involved in the application and why you shouldn’t be daunted. June is a relatively quiet month for the stalking team. That said, we do

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The heat of the night

Credit: Richard Spiller / EyeEm / Getty Images In between foxing outings, Robert Bucknell remarks on how to get the most out of thermal imaging and how this technology has opened up a whole new world. Once again there’s little

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The night shift

Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images With lamb attacks increasing, Mark Ripley and two fellow shooters plan to hit the foxes hard over one long night… As was usual for the springtime, my shooting mate Gary and I were busy on

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The allotment buck

Credit: JMrocek / Getty Images Editor-in-chief Pete Carr looks at the unpredictable month of April in roe stalking terms and relates an April stalking anecdote from the beginning of the 2018 season The first day of April may be a

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