quarry

Cartridge companies say lead phase-out by 2025 is “impossible”

The UK’s four biggest cartridge-loading companies want to put the brakes on the five-year plan to phase out lead shot for live-quarry shooting, which nine rural organisations put their names to last Monday. Eley Hawk, Gamebore, Hull Cartridge and Lyalvale

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Hunting in the Eastern Cape

Joe Barton of ATN gets the chance to use the company’s state-of-the-art scopes on a safari trip to the Eastern Cape, courtesy of RWI. Want to book your own hunt at Olivewoods? Contact Real World Hunting on 01432 800445 or

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SPONSORED: GBSA partner Streamlight

Whether it’s for accurately identifying and spotting your quarry or for safety, a bright and versatile torch is one thing you should always carry. Most newcomers to the sport tend to start out shooting during day light hours, but the

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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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Savage speed-test

Mike Powell tests a Savage semi-auto the best way he knows how: By expending large amounts of .22LR ammo The bolt in the closed position. Note the Accutrigger and Picatinny rail Semi-automatic .22LR rifles have always had a big following;

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Clash of cultures

A Scotsman, an Irishman, an Englishman and a Swede – it’s no joke, but the party assembled for a late-season red stag stalk at Dalness Estate. Jason Doyle tells the tale… I crack the window slightly and drink in the

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From the Archives: muntjac fever with Jason Doyle

In this week’s edition of From the Archives, we go back two years and one day, as we asked Jason Doyle what species he’d like to hunt next on the show. Think big, we said. But he did the opposite

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Advertisement Feature: ZEISS at the double

ZEISS’s revolutionary optics launched this time last year, the Victory RF and Conquest V4, offer something for every shooter, no matter what their quarry and budget. Setting a new standard in premium rangefinding binoculars, the Victory RF binos deliver up-to-the-second

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Paul Childerley’s African adventure

Credit: Ruan Springorum / Getty Images Paul Childerley gets the opportunity to pursue a kudu bull, on an Eastern Cape farm where hunting is very much a family affair. On one of my video shoots abroad, I was invited to

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New rifle releases

If you’re after something new, there are plenty of new releases on the market to catch your eye – whatever quarry you’re after. Be sure to see our editor’s choice at the bottom of the page! Rimfire Steyr Mannlicher Zephyr

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