foxing

Full-time foxing with Mark Ripley

With thousands of lambs to protect, Mark Ripley puts in the hours with his rifle, Nightforce scope and thermal imager to keep them safe. It was still dark when I pulled up to the field gate, quietly slid back the

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features

Ask the experts

Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from calibres to cleaning. Got a question?Contact: colin.fallon@futurenet.com or post your question to: Sporting Rifle, Future Publishing Ltd, Units 1-3, Sugarbrook Court, Aston Road, Bromsgrove B60 3EX. Foxing Q:

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features

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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Viewpoint

Ask the experts

Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from calibres to cleaning Foxing Q: I’m thinking of getting a custom rifle for fox shooting. What would be your opinion on this? Mike says: I think there are

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News

Fast foxing with Mike Powell

Patrolling the fields to keep the lambs safe, Mike Powell experiences a number of quickfire foxing encounters – and a bonus buck too. As the year drifted into May, reports started coming in of foxes taking poultry. The growing cubs

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features

Ask the experts

This edition of ‘ask the experts’ is all about foxing, and our experts are going to solve your fox shooting queries.   Legal Question: I’ve been waiting for my firearms certificate to arrive for months now, with no joy. Is there

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News

Unwanted visitor

Fox predation always happens at the worst possible time, as Mark Ripley finds as he’s called to deal with a vulpine raider at the zoo… With the lambing season about to get under way on the farm, the last thing

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Features

Sporting Rifle 166 is on sale now!

April means only one thing in the sporting calendar: It’s the roebuck season, and as always we’re here to help you prepare for it, get the right kit and avoid the dreaded buck fever. First, we’re out with Paul Childerley

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News

Ask the experts: Daylight foxing

Do you think it’s worth going out after foxes in the daytime in winter? I work nights so I’m limited to daytime shooting.

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Features
Follow Us!