The days may be getting shorter but there are no end of things to look forward to – not least of which is reading this months Sporting Rifle.
For foxers, Robert Bucknall suggests why the high seat might be the best spot for foxing during the game season, Mark Ripley goes to ground in search of fox cubs, while Mike Powell illustrates the benefits of keeping still and being patient with troublesome quarry.
Elsewhere, Byron Pace investigates how to create a better future for hunting. Our panel of experts help you solve those problematic questions, while Chris Parkin puts the Leica Geovid HD-B 8×56 binoculars to the test.
When it comes to stalking, Dominic Griffith helps you get ready for the strenuous test of a hill stag hunt. Will O’Meara covers vital safety considerations for each part of a stalk, while David Barrington Barnes recalls memorable moments in search of stag. And a busy Chris Dalton has his hands full on a group stalk in Bedfordshire.
In far-flung locations, Daryl Crimp passes on his skills while stalking red deer in New Zealand, and Kevin Thomas takes a look back at some of the hunting history of Africa. Plus we’ve got all the news, views, competitions and conservation you could ever need. It’s a packed issue and you won’t want to miss a page.