The winter months roll on, and they bring no end of hard work for the rifleman. Well, we’re here to help you get it all done. Behind on your doe cull, or got some emergency fox control to take care of? Sporting Rifle’s March 2018 issue has it all covered.
Editor Pete Carr leads the line with his indispensable doe stalking advice, while Dominic Griffith questions whether we need March at all, or whether the roe does should be done and dusted by February. David Barrington Barnes heads to Kynamco HQ to get the low-down on stalking ammo, while we profile the very best binos and knives to help ensure your stalking set-up is tip-top.
Looking to the wider hunting world, Byron Pace has some worrying news from British Columbia where grizzly hunting is banned, and wonders what it means for the future of domestic pursuits. Meanwhile, Thomas Nissen ascends to 3,000 feet in search of a big tahr bull, but ends up with a hare instead – and Kevin Thomas gives you the complete guide to booking a safari in the Eastern Cape.
For foxers, there’s an unbeatable line-up of experts including Mike Powell and Robert Bucknell, bringing their decades of knowledge and experience to the printed page. But despite remembering ‘the old days’ they’re no strangers to technology, which Robert proves when he pits his Yukon Photon and Pulsar thermal imager against Charlie.
Plus we’ve got a guide to what’s on at the British Shooting Show, a head-to-head review of two CZ rifles, a look behind the scenes at Rifleman Firearms, and Will O’Meara’s guide to dealing with recoil.