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The future of deer in Scotland

Bryon Pace studies the future of deer in Scotland. “It is difficult to explain, and certainly impossible to describe, the mingled feelings of excitement and interest of the enthusiastic sportsman who, after perhaps a couple of hours’ toil and stratagem,

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Why We Shoot: Future’s new pro-shooting campaign

Why We Shoot is a new collaborative campaign between all the print and digital brands within the newly expanded Future fieldsports portfolio. Why We Shoot aims to raise awareness of the positive ripple effect and numerous benefits of shooting. Our

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Red stag stalking with Chris Dalton

In Ayrshire, Chris Dalton takes an apprentice on the trail of elusive red stags. Credit: Catherine Clark/www.cjdolfinphotography.co.uk / Getty Images Of all the stalking I do these days by far the most enjoyable is when I am working with newcomers

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The future of foxing as lockdown is eased

Robert Bucknell returns following a bout of coronavirus – he investigates the future of foxing as lockdown is eased. The Covid-19 lockdown has affected fox control in different ways – it all depends on your situation. If you see fox

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Sporting Rifle 178 is out NOW!

Spring into action with the March 2020 issue of Sporting Rifle – your comprehensive guide to all the spring sport on offer to the rifle shooter. From foxing to stalking to stocking up on some new gear, we’ve got it

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The Shooting Show – last driven day of the season

In the second of our two-parter from Burton Agnes estate, we’re back out with Rainer on the last day of January. Last week it was walked-up but today we’ve got classic driven game in store. Let’s make this last game

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First steps into foxing

Robert Bucknell relates his early days in the foxing world – and gives some invaluable advice on how you can get into the sport today I am extremely lucky in that, being brought up on a farm, the countryside was

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SPONSORED: GBSA partner Streamlight

Whether it’s for accurately identifying and spotting your quarry or for safety, a bright and versatile torch is one thing you should always carry. Most newcomers to the sport tend to start out shooting during day light hours, but the

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Get ready for the British Shooting Show

The ‘jewel in the crown’ of British shooting shows and game fairs is back – here’s how the show will shape up in 2020. At this year’s British Shooting Show will also be the Great British Shooting Awards! For more

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Contributors’ choice: Essential collection

Sporting Rifle’s contributors tell us what gear they really rely on for a wide range of hunting purposes – from foxing to stalking to sport abroad. Credit: Byron Pace Scottish stalking gear, by Chris Dalton As a professional stalking guide,

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