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Red hind stalking w/ Chris Dalton

Unfortunate circumstances means there has to be a quick change of plan for Chris Dalton as he stalks red hinds at Kinnaird You can plan all you like… It’s funny how the best laid plans in stalking often don’t materialise

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Why We Shoot: Robert Bucknell

In the latest of our Why We Shoot series, our experienced foxer shares his background and passion for the sport  I grew up on a farm and shooting wasn’t really an issue – you shot because that’s what you did.

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Having a positive environmental impact

Shooters pride themselves as being custodians of the environment, and that means a lot more than just shooting the right animals, says Peter Carr Giving some thought to where you take the 4×4 is just one way you can reduce

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Don’t miss the latest Ask the Experts

Our experts are back to answer more of your questions – covering lamping, licensing and more Got a question? Contact: ollie.harvey@futurenet.com or post your question to: Sporting Rifle, Future, Quay House,The Ambury,Bath BA1 1UA. Your Sporting Rifle experts Foxing: Mike Powell

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Stalking in the New Zealand Alps

After a lifetime of training, it’s now time for Daryl Crimp’s son Daniel to take his fledgling flight in New Zealand’s Southern Alps  The looks on the faces of those milling about the jetty at Lake Rotoroa were uniform: mild

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A guide to field foxing

As we move through the busy winter period, foxing aficionado Mike Powell presents his various fox control methods A heavy snowfall often means the stalking rifle is left in the cabinet, but for those of us with time-sapping work commitments,

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Winter time stalking

As Thomas Nissen follows a team of hunters through the Latvian wilderness, he experiences more than just one kind of game The terrain is covered with a thin layer of snow and the temperature has dropped to minus 14 degrees,

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Management for survival

Sustainable use is about more than giving hunters what they want, says Byron Pace – it is vital for supporting local communities. Rain is something I am normally all too happy to see stop. We are used to it in

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Using thermal night vision for foxing

After a quiet year on the foxes, Robert Bucknell has been itching for the chance to deal with some unwelcome guests on his patch  Credit: Jamie_Hall / Getty Images This month I really can’t top the fox story I read

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The best rifle and scope combo with Will O’Meara

Will O’Meara crunches the numbers as he investigates the rifle and scope combo that’s shaking up his shooting performance New rifle, new scope, ‘wind dots’, ‘speed drops’ and ‘quick millers’… are you ready? I recently got my hands on the

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