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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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Using thermal night vision for foxing

After a quiet year on the foxes, Robert Bucknell has been itching for the chance to deal with some unwelcome guests on his patch  Credit: Jamie_Hall / Getty Images This month I really can’t top the fox story I read

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The Shooting Show – ‘Unwary Foxes’ with Mark Ripley AKA 260 RIPS

In this weeks episode, Mark Ripley tests the new Pulsar XG50 Krypton Thermal in a field of some unwary foxes. SUBSCRIPTION OFFER: We are offering a 10% discount on all Field Sports magazine subscriptions. All you need to do is

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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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Foxing w/ Mark Ripley

With the same pesky fox causing chaos on Mark Ripley’s shooting ground, he is determined to overcome his arch foxing nemesis. Credit: James Warwick / Image Bank / Getty Images A voicemail from a farmer first thing in the morning

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The Shooting Show – Follow the fallow buck rut with Mark Ripley

This week Mark heads out with Gary after some elusive fallow bucks at the end of the rut before tackling a chicken thieving fox on a local dairy farm. SUBSCRIPTION OFFER: We are offering a 10% discount on all Field

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Swapping between different rifle scopes – the latest Q&A

Our experts are back to answer more of your questions, including covering fox cubs, camo, and culling. Sporting Rifle experts: Optics: Chris Parkin Target sports journalist and optics reviewerFoxing: Mike Powell Professional gamekeeper and foxing expertLegal: Stuart Farr Lawyer specialising

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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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Sightmark Wraith 4K review

Foxer Mark Ripley takes the new Sightmark Wraith 4K on patrol, and puts the night vision viewer through its paces. As most readers will be aware, I’m a fan of the Sightmark Wraith HD, which offers exceptional value for money and

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Advice for young shooters from Robert Bucknell

Robert Bucknell continues his foxing patrol, and offers advice for shooters missing out on this year’s game fairs. Regular readers will know that we’ve pretty much cleared our ground of foxes, and our neighbouring farms keep on top of theirs

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