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Are you prepared for late summer?

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

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Buck calling 101

Credit:JMrocek / Getty Images Bring them running in with Stuart Wilson’s guide to the basics of roebuck calling Watching foxes run in to a distress call when the conditions are right is very exciting, and this can prove useful all

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Long days, long nights

Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images One of the most dangerous times for fox raids also makes for a productive time for the fox shooter, finds Mark Ripley I watched patiently as the machines worked the fields in a clearly well-practised

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Rimfire reynards

Credit: CreativeNature_nl / Getty Images Can rimfires beat their centrefire brethren for foxing? Mike Powell gives the lowdown on how best to use the humble .22 and .17 for controlling Charlie. One topic of discussion that constantly seems to crop

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The heat of the night

Credit: Richard Spiller / EyeEm / Getty Images In between foxing outings, Robert Bucknell remarks on how to get the most out of thermal imaging and how this technology has opened up a whole new world. Once again there’s little

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The night shift

Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images With lamb attacks increasing, Mark Ripley and two fellow shooters plan to hit the foxes hard over one long night… As was usual for the springtime, my shooting mate Gary and I were busy on

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Ask the experts

Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from calibres to cleaning Technique Q: I’m looking to buy a new sling. Are there any special types I should look at? I’ve seen one with a kind of

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The March 2019 issue of Sporting Rifle is out now!

March can bring a real change in the weather, daylight hours and temperature – but the sportsman’s aims remain the same. It’s the last month of roe doe stalking, and also a crucial time to get out after foxes at night before the hours of darkness get short and the lambs arrive.

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When not to shoot a fox

While dealing with a fox troubling the local game birds, Robert Bucknell reflects on the reasons why some people don’t deal with foxes

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Magnificent seven

Mark Ripley takes a charity auction winner for a foxing outing and the pair get more success than they could have imagined

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