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The future of foxing as lockdown is eased

Robert Bucknell returns following a bout of coronavirus – he investigates the future of foxing as lockdown is eased. The Covid-19 lockdown has affected fox control in different ways – it all depends on your situation. If you see fox

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Posted in Features, Hunting

Tracking different deer species w/ Chris Dalton

Chris Dalton returns to Bedford – teaching his client how to track the different deer species. In this article I cast my mind back to some training that I have been doing at Garryloop over the last 12 to 14

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Best scopes for rimfire rifles 2020

Mike Powell presents his best scopes for rimfire rifles this year. 1 – Hawke Airmax 3-12×50 30SF Hawke Airmax 3-12×50 30SF Without a doubt the maker of scopes that have always been very much to the fore when it comes

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Posted in Features, Rimfire

Can self-isolation affect your FAC? Find out in Ask the Experts

Our experts solve more of your burning questions, including how self-isolation can impact your FAC. Legal: Stuart Farr Lawyer specialising in shooting sports Foxing: Mike Powell Professional gamekeeper and foxing expertOptics: Chris Parkin Target sports journalist and optics reviewerOur experts

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Get ready for the Great British Shooting Show

Each year the UK’s largest shooting show simply gets bigger. The 2020 show is set to break all records with a further 47 new manufactures exhibiting! There’s still time to get tickets! Just go to https://shootingshow.co.uk/ to find out how!

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New BASC service bypasses unhelpful GPs

Applicants being let down and delayed by unhelpful GPs during the firearms licensing process can make use of a new, dedicated BASC service

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What’s the best foxing calibre?

From .17 to .243, Mike Powell lines up the options to find out which best suits different foxing situations L-R: .22 airgun, .17 HMR, .17 Hornet, .223 Rem, .243 Win Two questions I see crop up time and time again

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Posted in Ammunition, Features, Hunting

Ask the experts

Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from calibres to cleaning. Got a question?Contact: colin.fallon@futurenet.com or post your question to: Sporting Rifle, Future Publishing Ltd, Units 1-3, Sugarbrook Court, Aston Road, Bromsgrove B60 3EX. Foxing Q:

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Posted in Features

Tipping the scales with David Barrington Barnes

David Barrington Barnes considers how the odds are stacked against firearms certificate holders on a number of issues, from mental health to domestic disputes. A couple of months ago, I promised to revisit this topic and I will start by

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Shooting sense

These days, it can seem that all law-abiding shooters are constantly walking a licensing tightrope. David Barrington Barnes outlines how a sensible approach can avoid the worst problems

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