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Sporting Rifle news round-up

These are the stories from the field sports world that you might have missed… Findhorn Bay boost The petition to ban wildfowling on Findhorn Bay has been rejected. After three years of deliberations, Moray Council said it could no longer

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A winner from Winchester

Assessing the sub-£500 Winchester XPR in .30-06, Stuart Wilson finds a camouflage rifle that certainly stands out. I unboxed the Winchester XPR to find a camouflage-stocked variant in .30-06 Spr, topped off with a Kite Optics scope, already mounted. The

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Posted in Reviews

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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All quiet on the foxing front

With a lack of foxes on his ground, Robert Bucknell finds time to try out a new thermal imager. An interesting package arrived at my door the other day, containing the latest hand-held thermal spotter, the Pulsar Axion Key XM30.

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Posted in Hunting

Hawke’s newest release

The newest release from Hawke is perfectly suited to use on a .22, finds Chris Parkin. Hawke’s Frontier Mil-Pro riflescope is due on sale this summer and has a huge amount to offer rifle shooters across a broad range of

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General licences: what’s the latest?

Six weeks on from the original withdrawal of three general licences for the control of pest bird species, confusion still reigns. For shooters everywhere, questions are still being asked. What can we shoot now? What do we need to apply

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Ask the experts

Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from calibres to cleaning Foxing Q: I’m thinking of getting a custom rifle for fox shooting. What would be your opinion on this? Mike says: I think there are

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Having a positive environmental impact

Giving some thought to where you take the 4×4 is just one way you can reduce your footprint Shooters pride themselves as being custodians of the environment, and that means a lot more than just shooting the right animals, says

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Posted in Conservation, Features

The top 10 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.   Rimfire 1. Steyr Mannlicher Zephyr Steyr Mannlicher haven’t offered rimfires for years – but the Zephyr

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Posted in Products

It’s just three months until the Northern Shooting Show!

It’s just three months to go now until the Northern Shooting Show gets under way, and in preparation, the NSS has confirmed more exhibitors and brands have been added to the event. On their new confirmed sponsors, the NSS said:

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