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Six – the best?

Can the 6mm BR Norma cartridge be a success in target shooting? Let’s find out… Target shooting isn’t all about the .308 Win – consider, for example, the potent 6mm BR Norma. ‘BR’ stands for Bench Rest, so one expects

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Stalking experience

On a perfect day’s stalking on the hill, David Barrington Barnes comes to appreciate that a successful stalk is the combination of all kinds of tactical plans and decisions A Scottish Red Deer stag standing alert, looking directly at the

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Sporting Rifle 173 is out NOW

Stag stalking on the hill is one of the most breathtaking and unforgettable experiences a UK deer stalker can have – and issue 173 is here to help you! We’re here to make the most of that trip to the

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Clash of cultures

A Scotsman, an Irishman, an Englishman and a Swede – it’s no joke, but the party assembled for a late-season red stag stalk at Dalness Estate. Jason Doyle tells the tale… I crack the window slightly and drink in the

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SPONSORED: BDS deer management training

Looking for training to develop your skills in deer management? BDS provides industry-recognised training in the effective management of deer and their habitats. We can help you develop your skills and expertise ensuring best practice responsible and sustainable deer management.

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The doe imperative

Credit: Arterra Picture Library / Alamy Stock Photo As the autumn nights get closer, soon we will turn our attentions to the doe cull. And as such we are looking back at Editor-in-chief Pete Carr’s considerations on selection and methods

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The Shooting Show – post-rut roebuck in Yorkshire

The rut may be over but there’s plenty of stalking action yet to he had. Presenter Pete is out on home turf after a cull buck – but, despite plenty of does and followers making an appearance, bucks are strangely

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Posted in The Shooting Show

Fallow under the falcon

On a meat hunt in his native New Zealand, Daryl Crimp is reminded that there are hunters far more formidable than the human in this part of the world Ostensibly it was a meat hunt. A quick sortie to get

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(SPONSORED) Where to shoot in the UK: Shooting.SH

Shooting.SH is a dedicated syndicate with numerous blocks of stalking land available to its members

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(SPONSORED) Where to shoot in the UK: The Gearach, Isle of Islay, Scotland

Islay, the famous whisky island, is also famous for its big hill red stags

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