The latest issue of Sporting Rifle Magazine is now available, full of news, reviews, hunting stories and helpful advice. It’s here – the biggest moment in the UK lowland stalker’s calendar. The first day of April heralds the opening of…
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Get ready for the rut! The August issue of Sporting Rifle is out just in time for the beginning of the roe rut. It’s the most magical and productive time in many a roe stalker’s calendar, and we’ve got all…
As the opening of the roebuck season draws close, David Barrington Barnes recalls his first ever stalks after the UK’s most beloved deer species. If ever I had any doubts about becoming a deer stalker, these were dispelled by my…
I’ve been waiting for my firearms certificate to arrive for months now, with no joy. Is there anything I can do to speed the process along? I don’t want to irritate my firearms department and see myself put on a black list, but waiting doesn’t seem to be doing much good.
Do you think it’s worth going out after foxes in the daytime in winter? I work nights so I’m limited to daytime shooting.
Will O’Meara is reminded that you don’t need the most advanced technology in the world to grass deer – you just need confidence in your kit and good stalking technique
Do you always shoot off a bipod or do you sometimes use other supports such as shooting sticks?
Does eye dominance really matter when shooting a scoped rifle? I saw a video online of someone shooting a rifle right-handed but leaning over to sight with their left eye. It looked utterly wrong but does it really make a difference?
As the end of the pheasant season approaches, we are thinking of organising a couple of fox drives to reduce their numbers. How do I go about this?