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Mike Powell’s report on fox populations

Mike Powell provides a report on fox populations, and his own exploits, in winter 2019. Credit: Michael Breuer / Getty Images As far this winter’s foxing has been concerned, the headline news is that we took above average numbers here.

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Roebuck stalking with the next generation

Sporting Rifle editor Pete Carr does his bit to introduce the next generation as he takes granddaughter Sienna out on her first roebuck stalk. Credit: Dieter Hopf / Getty Images It’s always a pleasure to introduce youngsters to the sport

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The Great British Shooting Awards – all the winners

It was a great event on Saturday night after the British Shooting Show, and just in case you missed it, here are all the winners from the Great British Shooting Awards. Shooting Apparel of the Year Deerhunter Pro Gamekeeper Jacket Rifle

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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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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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Glass for the glen

Get spying with these binoculars, which boast the optical quality and stability you need for hind stalking on the hill. Vortex Fury HD 5000 Two of the most important pieces of hunting gear combined into one powerful, long-ranging unit, Fury

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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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Shooting faces fight against extremism

Shooting has come under a fresh wave of attacks from activists who have been described as “extremists”, who wish to see an end to live quarry shooting in the UK, or to all private gun ownership. The most blatant example

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GBSAs: What gets your vote?

With voting in the Great British Shooting Awards closing on 31 December, we take a look at two categories of interest to rifle shooters. Rifle of the year, sponsored by ATN Mauser M18 The newest workhorse rifle from the Blaser

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Sporting Rifle 176 is out NOW

We’re ringing in 2020 with a massive bumper issue that you actually can’t miss. It’s a 4-in-1 package with a 32-page bonus mag, 70-minute DVD and 2020 wallplanner along with the usual magazine. You just don’t get any better than

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