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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The importance of fieldcraft: Robert Bucknell explains

Robert Bucknell explains the importance of fieldcraft and looks at the skills new foxers will need to acquire You can go for weeks feeling pretty sure there are no foxes around, and then suddenly the hairs on the back of

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Thermal imagers in foxing

Having successfully kept his fox numbers down, Robert Bucknell explores the other applications of thermal imagers and foxing kit. Credit: aaprophoto / Getty Images As I write this in early July, we still have very few foxes about the place.

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Countryside Alliance secures Underkeeper Apprenticeship

The Countryside Alliance has unveiled details of a new Government approved ‘Underkeeper Apprenticeship’ that it has developed with input from 20 lowland and upland shoots in a major step forward for the shooting community. The apprenticeship has been published by

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Best scopes for 2020 – our top picks

Now that lockdown is easing and we can get back out in the countryside, we’ve put together a list of the best scopes for 2020 ATN Mars 4 640x480HD  ATN Mars 4 640x480HD  The ‘next-gen’ Mars 4 640×480 HD riflescope

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Venison ragu recipe – from field to fork!

Here’s a healthy, vegetable-packed venison ragu recipe from food producer Wild and Game Wild and Game are a not-for-profit company supplying frozen game products so you can enjoy delicious recipes all year round.  British venison is one of the finest

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WHAT3WORDS: A potentially lifesaving app

Any hunter or countryside stalker might like to know about a phone app that could help shooters summon help in remote areas. It’s called What3Words, and can be installed on iOS and Android devices through the relevant app store. You

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SPONSORED: Keep the kids entertained

With the schools shut and many of us having to look after young ones here are a few ideas to keep them occupied. Its tough enough during the normal school holidays, but these are unprecedented times. Lets get the kids

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CORONAVIRUS: BASC asks Home Office to support firearms licensing during pandemic

Tens of thousands of firearm certificate holders could be at risk of breaking the law as the coronavirus outbreak restricts police resources, according to BASC. Some firearms certificates are due to expire in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. The

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