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Will O’Meara’s long-awaited Proof Research rifle review

After a year-long wait, Will O’Meara finally takes delivery of his new Proof Research rifle. But how does it shoot? It’s like when you are studying for an exam: right when you are getting into a good routine and knuckling

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Thomas Nissen hunts rare deer

Thomas Nissen feels privileged to accompany two hunters in the pursuit of the lesser-known hog deer, in one of the few areas in the world where you can hunt them free-range. He sees the six points just above the tall

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First steps in the field

As the opening of the roebuck season draws close, David Barrington Barnes recalls his first ever stalks after the UK’s most beloved deer species. If ever I had any doubts about becoming a deer stalker, these were dispelled by my

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Angle grinding: how to get the best aim when shooting uphill or downhill

How do you adjust point of aim when shooting uphill or downhill? Will O’Meara says there are numerous factors to consider when shooting at an angle. Shooting at angle can cause your bullet to strike higher than on level ground.

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Hunting in the heat

If you want safari success, says Kevin Thomas, you can’t retreat when the temperature rises – you need to keep hunting through the punishing ‘midday window’ Throughout my hunting career, be it guiding safaris or hunting for myself, I’ve observed

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The Shooting Show – roe doe stalk with the Purdey BAR rifle, PLUS Wicked Lights torch on test

We’re out on the range with something very special: A Purdey bolt-action rifle, possibly the ultimate in London-made rifle craftsmanship. Stuart Wilson and Nigel Musto have set out the gongs ready to test it at increasing ranges – but before

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WATCH: First-time roebuck stalking with the ATN X Sight

Think digital scopes are just for night shooting? Think again…

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Stalking stories: How a dedicated vegetarian became a hunter

Chris Dalton relates a successful effort to get newcomers into deer stalking, with a client who started as a vegetarian now established as a stalker on her own ground

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Seasonal success

Mike Powell’s masterclass on how to make the most of the various foxing methods available in late summer and autumn

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Beware of the Turncoats

Trophy measurer Dominic Griffith discusses the best ways to identify suitable cull bucks, but there’s always a few exceptions to the rules

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