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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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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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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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Fallow shots w/ David Barrington Barnes

David Barrington Barnes recalls some of his finest fallow shots at stunning Iken in Sussex. Credit: Flickr / tomline43 The quarter century that has come and gone since I first enjoyedIken stalking in September 1995 has passed in a flash.

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The Shooting Show – Night Fox hunting with Mark Ripley AKA 260Rips

This week Mark Ripley AKA 260 Rips is out controlling foxes at night using the new Pulsar Digex rifle scope. 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 Pard NV007 review with Mark Ripley

Mark Ripley tests the living daylights out of the NV007 from Pard The Pard NV007 It’s very much the case with most things in life that you get what you pay for. However every now and again you get what

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Long range foxing with Mark Ripley

Mark Ripley explains the art of long range foxing and recalls his ten longest foxing kills to date. The subject of shooting any living creature is always one that will attract controversy but add to that the aspect of doing

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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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