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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…
Jeremy Hunt offers chance to lift fox hunting ban
As the Tory leadership race hots up, contender Jeremy Hunt has offered MPs a free vote on living the ban on fox hunting in England and Wales if he becomes the next prime minister. Despite declining to say whether he…
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Scottish shoots face tax re-introduction
The Land Reform (Scotland) Bill, published earlier this week, appears to confirm the Scottish Government’s intention to re-introduce non-domestic rates for shoots in Scotland. This could mean that approximately 70 per cent of the land of Scotland currently influenced by…
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Call for NI working group
Northern Ireland’s department of justice should establish a firearms working group to examine all issues involving firearms licensing, says BASC.
Hunting on Sunday?
There’s been a landmark ruling in the USA as the state of Virginia has passed legislation that will allow hunting on Sundays
The European Commission is pushing forward proposals that could see unjustified restrictions imposed on lawful gun ownership. Helena Douglas looks into the situation
CA chair speaks out on ‘sinister and nasty’ RSPCA
Countryside Alliance chairman Barney White Spunner, in a front-page newspaper interview, has criticised the RSPCA for its recent focus on litigation over animal welfare
How small is too small?
David Barrington Barnes considers the minimum calibres for shooting deer in the various parts of the UK, where although the law may be straightforward, opinions vary hugely
Scots deer law change
Scottish Natural Heritage has advised that a number of changes to the law for shooting deer out of season have now come into effect.