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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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Tough adversary

Credit: Jim Cumming / Getty Images On a seemingly endless mission to catch a fox, Mark Ripley suffers every setback imaginable, from blank outings to vehicular malfunctions It was 5am and I was headed to the farm on probably my

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Ask the experts

Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from calibres to cleaning. Got a question? Then Contact: colin.fallon@futurenet.com or post your question to: Sporting Rifle, Future Publishing Ltd, Units 1-3, Sugarbrook Court, Aston Road, Bromsgrove B60 3EX.

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Latest news round-up

We’re giving you a quick dose of some of the stories you might have missed over the last few weeks. Wales plans ‘catastrophic’ GL change Natural Resources Wales (NRW), the body that issues the general licences in Wales, has announced

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The Shooting Show – NV foxing on the stubbles

With the crops off, we’re out for a post-harvest foxing session with the local keepers. We’ve got thermal and NV units to hand, thanks to Pulsar. In fact, the only thing missing is the foxes. Can we get them to

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Day one w/ Paul Childerley

The date is 1st August, and Paul Childerley is setting out after a roebuck but ends up pursuing an entirely different species of deer… The opening day of the fallow season, 1 August, and I’d arranged to meet my buddy

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First impressions: VT-3 Compact

Mike Morton takes a look at the VT-3 Compact, a first focal plane optic that manages to throw in Discovery’s trademark splash of colour. First focal plane scopes, just like bullpups, are very much in vogue at the moment, and

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The Shooting Show – post-rut roebuck in Yorkshire

The rut may be over but there’s plenty of stalking action yet to he had. Presenter Pete is out on home turf after a cull buck – but, despite plenty of does and followers making an appearance, bucks are strangely

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Silent but deadly: The Blaser R8 Ultimate review

Short and pointable, quiet and fast, the R8 Ultimate Silence will float a lot of people’s boats Stuart Wilson discovers a straight-pull performer in the form of the Blaser R8 Ultimate with full-length barrel silencer I have used a few

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From the Archives: buck stalk and suspended gralloch in Ayrshire

Get ready for another trip down memory lane in this week’s edition of From the Archives, from The Shooting Show. We join Chris Dalton as he breaks in a new Browning X Bolt rifle and Ariat Catalyst Defiant boots ahead

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