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Early season stalking with Will O’Meara

As Will O’Meara gears up for early season stalking in Ireland, he suggests his top tips for getting ahead of the game. Some preseason checks should help avoid disaster On some parts of the world, hunting is a year-round activity.

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Shooting and Countryman Show cancelled

With Manchester on lockdown, The Shooting and Countryman Show have made the decision to cancel their 2020 event, which was set to take place from 19-20 September.  The show was relocated to EventCity in Manchester earlier this year, following a

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Thermal imagers in foxing

Having successfully kept his fox numbers down, Robert Bucknell explores the other applications of thermal imagers and foxing kit. Credit: aaprophoto / Getty Images As I write this in early July, we still have very few foxes about the place.

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Rifle training tips from Will O’Meara

Will O’Meara has been using the Covid-19 restrictions as the ideal opportunity to lock down on his training. Will O’Meara has been using the Covid-19 restrictions as the ideal opportunity to lock down on his training. Obstacles are opportunities. Every

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Best scopes for 2020 – our top picks

Now that lockdown is easing and we can get back out in the countryside, we’ve put together a list of the best scopes for 2020 ATN Mars 4 640x480HD  ATN Mars 4 640x480HD  The ‘next-gen’ Mars 4 640×480 HD riflescope

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Best stalking scopes 2020: Our top 8 picks

As lockdown eases and retail comes back to life, you might be thinking about getting a new scope for stalking. To help, we asked Sporting Rifle contributor Byron Pace to pick his top 8 best stalking scopes. Of course, with

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The future of foxing as lockdown is eased

Robert Bucknell returns following a bout of coronavirus – he investigates the future of foxing as lockdown is eased. The Covid-19 lockdown has affected fox control in different ways – it all depends on your situation. If you see fox

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Covid-19 set to impact next season

Shoots around the country have debating how many birds to put down, how many days to offer and whether to shoot at all. Some shooters have suggested that the game season would effectively be cancelled in 2020-21.  Game farmers first

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SPONSORED: Your local gun shop needs you!

We are all affected by the Covid-19 crisis to some extent. Half of the world’s population is in lockdown. Businesses and offices have had to close. Some of us are still able to work from home. Obviously, this is not

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Wild and Game launches family isolation pack: child friendly meals to your door

Wild and Game are back with a family isolation pack as the nation hunkers down in coronavirus lockdown. Following on from the success of its isolation packs, Wild and Game, the not-for-profit company working to boost game consumption in the

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