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All the kit you need for foxing

If you’re going foxing, perhaps for the first time, and you’re wondering what kit you might need, well we have the ultimate guide for you. Don’t miss part two of our guide coming soon! ATN X Sight 4K PRO The

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Mike Powell’s report on fox populations

Mike Powell provides a report on fox populations, and his own exploits, in winter 2019. Credit: Michael Breuer / Getty Images As far this winter’s foxing has been concerned, the headline news is that we took above average numbers here.

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Foxing during a driven game day

Mark Ripley finds that, even when invited on a driven game day, he can’t escape his foxing responsibilities… Credit: Ger Bosma / Getty Images At the end of the shooting season I’m usually lucky enough to be invited on the

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New arrival

Mark Ripley takes delivery of a new foxing rifle and, after the customary range work, wastes no time in getting it blooded in the field. If there’s one thing that’s always exciting other than gaining new shooting ground it’s gaining

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Sporting Rifle 177 is out NOW!

Are you ready for the first edition of Sporting Rifle of 2020? As far as sporting rifle shooters are concerned, February is the cruellest month – with fast-approaching deer cull deadlines, fox raids to take care of ahead of lambing

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Little and large

Mark Ripley finds that size matters as he pursues a big, bold fox that’s been terrorising chickens Credit:S McGrath / Getty Images The call that came early one wet and cold Saturday morning was a familiar one from a farmer

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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 early bird gets the fox

Mark Ripley rises early to maximise his fox-shooting opportunities on some new ground after a snow fall. Credit: DEA / ALBERT CEOLAN / Contributor / Getty Images I woke up thinking I’d slept through my 4am alarm but in actual

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Sporting Rifle 175 is out NOW

To order or subscribe, just visit: https://www.myfavouritemagazines.co.uk/field19d/Sporting-Rifle.html Get ready for the coming season with the latest issue of Sporting Rifle – it’s a winter hunting special, full of tales of hunts in frigid climes, remote and wintry parts of the

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A closer look at GBSA nominated Wicked Tripod

As we count down to the second annual Great British Shooting Awards next February, we’re taking a look at Scott Country’s Wicked Rekon Tripod. To find out more about the Great British Shooting Awards, just visit: http://bit.ly/gbsa156 The Wicked Rekon

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