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First steps into foxing

Robert Bucknell relates his early days in the foxing world – and gives some invaluable advice on how you can get into the sport today I am extremely lucky in that, being brought up on a farm, the countryside was

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Introduce a friend to BASC and win prizes

When a BASC member refers a friend to the organisation, both of them will be entered into Member Get A Member draw to win exclusive prizes.

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Shooting faces fight against extremism

Shooting has come under a fresh wave of attacks from activists who have been described as “extremists”, who wish to see an end to live quarry shooting in the UK, or to all private gun ownership. The most blatant example

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Stalking essentials, as chosen by our contributors (part 4)

This is our fourth and final part in the stalking essentials series, as chosen by Sporting Rifle’s contributors. Last time, we heard from Byron Pace regarding essential mountain hunting gear, and in our final bumper part, we have picks from

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The ultimate Christmas gift list

The Sporting Rifle team have put together a list of everything they want for Christmas – and we reckon you’ll want it all too… Eley Hawk Diary The Eley Hawk 2020 shooter’s diary is available to order directly from Eley

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The Shooting Show – wondrous Welsh driven game shooting

Our destination for the day is Llechweddygarth, another Welsh estate that’s in the true premier league of British game shoots. Gerwyn is our gun, and he’s loaded up with Eley Zeniths and ready to go. Let’s see how he fares

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Posted in News, The Shooting Show

Clean up your act

There’s a new gun cleaning product on the market: Pro Ferrum, the world’s first gun care superfluid to emulsify, encapsulate and disperse water. This, the manufacturer says, guarantees unrivalled cleaning properties for any rifle, ensuring optimum performance for years to

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Frisky foxes

Fox mating season is upon us, and seasoned foxer Mike Powell shows you how to make the most of it Credit: mlorenzphotography / Getty Images With one or two exceptions, most forms of live quarry shooting involve seasons. Some of

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The Shooting Show – spectacular high-bird shooting at Brigands

We’ve sent the camera team to Brigands, one of the prestigious shoots in the land and home to some classic Welsh high pheasants. Who better to tackle them than Gerwyn Jones, who puts his shooting skills – and his Eley

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The calibre hunter

Byron Pace assesses the performance of a lesser-known alternative to the .375 H&H For the last few months I have been in Africa, spending much of that time walking with some of the biggest and most dangerous animals on the

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Posted in Ammunition
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