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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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Long days, long nights

Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images One of the most dangerous times for fox raids also makes for a productive time for the fox shooter, finds Mark Ripley I watched patiently as the machines worked the fields in a clearly well-practised

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British Brilliance: Purdey Bolt-Action Rifle review with Stuart Wilson

Stuart Wilson gets a sumptuous slice of quintessentially British manufacturing in his hands as he takes the Purdey Bolt-Action Rifle out into the field. Purdey are world renowned for their reputation as shotgun manufacturers, and, to channel the M&S advert

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Shoot in Scotland 2019 is out now

Shoot in Scotland is your annual guide to the mystery and magic of shotgun and rifle sport north of the boarder, and it’s back for 2019 with an all-new collection of knowledge, kit and tales from the field. Start planning

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Great British Shooting Awards: Shortlists revealed and voting begins

The shortlists are out for the Great British Shooting Awards, which aim to give recognition to the products, organisations and people that lead the way in the shooting industry.

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A rite of passage

Kevin Thomas recalls the introduction he had to hunting as a youngster in Africa, and wonders if his sons will have been the last generation to experience it in the old way

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