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.
While dealing with a fox troubling the local game birds, Robert Bucknell reflects on the reasons why some people don’t deal with foxes
Mark Ripley takes a charity auction winner for a foxing outing and the pair get more success than they could have imagined
With the south coast of England experiencing a rare snowfall, Mark Ripley is called upon to deal with not one, but three foxes
There might be a drought in the countryside but there’s no drought of foxes. Mark Ripley makes the most of a still morning to take care of a few of this year’s cubs…
Anticipating another set of September fox control opportunities, Mike Powell reflects on how the countryside and the foxes that inhabit it have changed over the years
I shoot a few foxes, usually around the 100-yard mark, and am thinking of trying my hand at much longer ranges. Do you have any pointers as to choice of rifle, techniques etc?
Known more for his exceptionally long-range shots, Mark Ripley is tasked with a short-range encounter, controlling foxes in a pea-souper on a poultry farm
Even when there appear to be no foxes around, judicious use of the thermal imager can identify hidden predators, says Robert Bucknell