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Stalking debutant

Paul Childerley meets Imogen – who has never stalked before and doesn’t even eat meat – and gives her a sporting introduction on his favoured species, the Chinese water deer I’ve always been one for promoting and bringing in new

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The Shooting Show – first game day of the season at Burton Agnes

With the pheasant season under way for 2019/20, we’ve assembled The Shooting Show’s crack team of guns at Burton Agnes estate for a mid-October shoot. We follow director Pete as he stokes up his Browning shotgun for the first time

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BREAKING: BASC condemns Liverpool’s “woeful” rejection of BSS event

Liverpool City Council’s public attack on shooting, which led to the Liverpool Exhibition Centre terminating its contract for a British Shooting Show event in September 2020, has been labelled “woeful”, “unfair” and “misinformed” by BASC, the UK’s largest shooting association. BASC

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The Shooting Show – dramatic driven ducks at Cefngwyn Hall

We’re with Gerwyn over in west Wales, at Cefngwyn Hall where owner Charles Grisedale has spent 30 years perfecting a driven duck shoot. It really is something unique – though the ducks are put down, they fly just like wild

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Mike Powell reviews the Savage B17 FV rifle

Reviewing a Savage B17 FV rimfire rifle reminds Mike Powell why he fell in love with the .17 HMR calibre in the first place The underside of the rifle, showing the flush-fitting rotary magazine Since the first .17 HMR rifle

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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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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 – pigeon shooting with steel shot and biodegradable wads

Geoff’s back out at the pigeons and he’s doing a science experiment while he’s at it. Getting hold of Eley Hawk’s new biodegradable Pro Eco wad, he’s left a wad submerged in water while he shoots, to find how much

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Are you prepared for late summer?

Credit:Rob Janné / Getty Images Get your equipment ready and sharpen up your fieldcraft, says Mike Powell – things are about to get busy… Late summer is a really busy time for me and my shooting mate, Callum. In the

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Chris Parkin reviews Blaser optics

Blaser isn’t just a rifle or shotgun brand – it’s a big name in the optics world, too, and Chris Parkin has one of their flagship offerings on test Blaser, as a brand, have a very loyal following, and when

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