fox control

Fox hunting with Mark Ripley

Some foxes manage to defy the odds, much to the frustration of seasoned shooters. Mark Ripley tries to take his chances with one particular adversary. Anyone who regularly undertakes fox-control duties, particularly on farms, will have at some point come

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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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Are you prepared for late summer?

Get your equipment ready and sharpen up your fieldcraft, says Mike Powell – things are about to get busy… Credit:Rob Janné / Getty Images Late summer is a really busy time for me and my shooting mate, Callum. In the

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Customising rifles – is it the future?

Budgets are bigger and tastes are changing; Ollie Harvey explores the growing trend for customised rifles. Why do so many purchases end up being a compromise in some way or another? This happens in most industries, including the rifle market,

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Model 16 AccuStalker review with Mike Powell

Mike Powell gives his verdict on another Savage Arms speciality – this time, the Model 16 AccuStalker. The American firm of Savage Rifles really needs no introduction as the name has been synonymous with well-built, accurate and reliable rifles for

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Guide to foxing in midsummer

With fox cubs making their first appearances of the year, Mike Powell shares his advice for vermin control during the summer months. Despite the problems we are all encountering this year, for gamekeepers in particular the summer workload continues. Much

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Fox control in springtime with Mark Ripley

With the days getting longer, Mark Ripley explains that his springtime fox control has already started in earnest. Credit: LockieCurrie / Getty Images Spring is by far my busiest time of the year for fox control, as the majority of

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The Shooting Show – night-time fox control with Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson’s been called into action to put a stop to vulpine raids on the partridge poults – there have been some pretty catastrophic losses so far. But catching up with culprit proves difficult – Charlie is nowhere to be

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Changing times

Mike Powell reflects on the massive changes that have occurred in winter foxing in the last 50 years

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