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Early season stalking with Will O’Meara

As Will O’Meara gears up for early season stalking in Ireland, he suggests his top tips for getting ahead of the game. Some preseason checks should help avoid disaster On some parts of the world, hunting is a year-round activity.

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The Savage A22 semi-auto review

Mike Powell tests a Savage semi-auto the best way he knows how: By expending large amounts of .22LR ammo The bolt in the closed position. Note the Accutrigger and Picatinny rail Semi-automatic .22LR rifles have always had a big following;

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SPONSORED: Real World International Hunting

Hunting abroad is no longer for the privileged few! Most hunters think that to hunt abroad will cost them the Earth, but this does not have to be the case, talk to the friendly team at Real World Hunting Trips,

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.204 Ruger calibre for foxing with Mike Powell

Mike Powell explores the history of the .204 Ruger calibre and tests it as a foxing round with his trusty custom rifle. The H-S Precision actioned .204 Ruger from Mike Norris has proved its worth Over the many years I’ve

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Speed or power in rifle ammo – which is the best?

Should your ammo offer speed or power? Will O’Meara compares the leading loads. Should your ammo offer speed or power? Will O’Meara compares the leading loads This season, I have had the privilege of using new rifles in new calibres

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Best rifle cartridges for roe

Expect a busy return to deer stalking and load up with this range of exceptional rounds for the coming season. Extreme Point Copper Impact  Extreme Point Copper Impact  Winchester’s Extreme Point ammo, which sports an extra-large tip for maximum energy

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Lead-shot ban: The impact on rifle shooting

The lead-shot debate will soon impact rifle ammo – Byron Pace suggests informed research to get ahead of the game. Without question, the most hotly debated topic in the last couple of weeks has been the use of lead ammunition in the

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Stalking kit: The essentials

Whether you’re in need a knife or short on sticks, here’s all the gear you need to stock up on ahead of this year’s rut. Leupold BX-5 Santiam A real top-end set of binos from Leupold, the BX-5s are designed

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BASC issues further statement on non-lead ammunition

BASC have responded to the criticism of the UK’s leading cartridge manufacturers on the proposed lead shot ban. Last week, the four biggest cartridge manufacturers in the UK responded to the initiative, led by the leading shooting and rural organisations

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Shooting and rural organisations call for transition away from lead ammunition

Leading shooting and rural organisations have today announced they want an end to the use of lead and single-use plastics in shotgun ammunition for live quarry shooting within five years. The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC), British Game

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