summer

Mike Powell’s tips on dealing with longer days

Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images As the year moves on and the days get longer, how do you adapt your foxing tactics to suit the season? Mike Powell has the answers… As time passes and spring moves inexorably into early

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Sporting Rifle 168 is out now!

The latest edition of Sporting Rifle is now available. As spring turns to summer, Sporting Rifle magazine is there with all the tips, tricks and kit you need to make the most of the long days – no matter what

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Ask the experts: Is a thermal imager still useful in the summer?

Are thermal imagers still worth it at this time of year, when nights are short and everything is warmer than usual?

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Protection mission

Chris Dalton doesn’t often stalk on summer evenings, but a pair of bucks with their eyes (and antlers) on his fruit trees has him breaking the habit and heading out with the rifle

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Grasping at nettles

With years of stalking experience, David Barrington Barnes has a wealth of success stories to tell – but also knows how easy it is to make a mistake and come home empty handed

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Feeling the Heat

I never think of summer as the best foxing time. Lush growth covers many runs, and they are often so overgrown that it is difficult to spot where foxes are running.

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Afraid of the Light

When the midsummer growth obscures much of the countryside, I spend a substantial amount of time sitting out and waiting for the quarry species to come to me.

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Young people’s country sports activity day in Exmoor

BASC South West will host a country sports activity day for young people on the banks of Lake Wimbleball, near Dulverton, Exmoor, on 16th August. The day will start and finish with a boat ride across the lake where the

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A year in foxing

When and where should you be to shoot foxes? Mike Powell goes through 12 months in the life of Vulpes vulpes, their habits and preferred locations

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