mike powell

Scanning the stubbles

Hailing the arrival of ‘that’ time of year, Mike Powell discusses harvest foxing tactics and tests two new Pulsar Axion thermal units Credit: Michael Breuer / Getty Images Most field sports bring a certain time of year that followers of

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What’s the best foxing calibre?

From .17 to .243, Mike Powell lines up the options to find out which best suits different foxing situations L-R: .22 airgun, .17 HMR, .17 Hornet, .223 Rem, .243 Win Two questions I see crop up time and time again

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Posted in Ammunition, Features, Hunting

Mike Powell reviews the Savage B17 FV rifle

Reviewing a Savage B17 FV rimfire rifle reminds Mike Powell why he fell in love with the .17 HMR calibre in the first place The underside of the rifle, showing the flush-fitting rotary magazine Since the first .17 HMR rifle

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Sporting Rifle 173 is out NOW

Stag stalking on the hill is one of the most breathtaking and unforgettable experiences a UK deer stalker can have – and issue 173 is here to help you! We’re here to make the most of that trip to the

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Are you prepared for late summer?

Credit:Rob Janné / Getty Images Get your equipment ready and sharpen up your fieldcraft, says Mike Powell – things are about to get busy… Late summer is a really busy time for me and my shooting mate, Callum. In the

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Is this the perfect rifle rest system?

Have Wicked Lights engineered the perfect rifle rest system? Mike Powell reckons they might have done just that as he tests the Rekon sticks on a foxing mission. Rifle rest of one sort or another is an essential item, even

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Sporting Rifle 171 is on sale NOW

Get ready for the rut! The August issue of Sporting Rifle is out just in time for the beginning of the roe rut. It’s the most magical and productive time in many a roe stalker’s calendar, and we’ve got all

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Mike Powell gets his hands on a new .17 HMR

Mike Powell gets to grips with the newest and quite possibly the best .17 HMR on the block: The CZ 457 Royal It’s now around 16 years that the little .17 HMR has been with us. I remember the furore

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Rimfire reynards

Credit: CreativeNature_nl / Getty Images Can rimfires beat their centrefire brethren for foxing? Mike Powell gives the lowdown on how best to use the humble .22 and .17 for controlling Charlie. One topic of discussion that constantly seems to crop

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Mike Powell reviews the Pulsar Accolade

Mike Powell turns his eye – well, both eyes – to the Pulsar Accolade thermal binocular and its eye strain-reducing capabilities. Fox numbers in my area seem to have been high. There are various reasons for that, one of which

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