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Northern Shooting Show: BASC offer free entry to youngsters

Complimentary entry for youngsters at the Northern Shooting Show courtesy of BASC. The Northern Shooting Show is set to take place in May! Courtesy of BASC, visitors to this year’s Northern Shooting Show who are aged 15-years-old and younger will

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Sporting Rifle 177 is out NOW!

Are you ready for the first edition of Sporting Rifle of 2020? As far as sporting rifle shooters are concerned, February is the cruellest month – with fast-approaching deer cull deadlines, fox raids to take care of ahead of lambing

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18 months with the Jaeger 10

After a long-term test, Stuart Wilson delivers his long-term verdict on the Haenel Jaeger 10 Sporter and Meopta Meostar R2 combo After a long period using the Haenel Jaeger 10 Sporter Varmint, with adjustable cheekpiece topped off with the Meopta

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Bountiful barrels

The 6mm BR Norma is versatile enough to work with a wide range of barrels and chambers. Here’s a run down of the choices. Let’s look at barrel and chamber features this month. US SAAMI chamber / barrel specifications remain

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Shooters must ‘Step Up’ to environmental challenges

A proposed new Environment Bill for England will make significant commitments towards meeting the government’s 25-year environmental plan. BASC have called on the shooting community to step up to the challenges the bill presents. Ian Danby, BASC’s head of biodiversity,

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Sporting Rifle 174 is out NOW

November brings possibly the biggest change of seasons in the whole year, as roebucks go out of season and females of the roe, red, fallow and sika species all come in, as well as Chinese water deer of both sexes.

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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
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