Sporting Rifle editor Pete Carr heads out after late-season roebuck on the autumn stubbles in North Yorkshire during difficult windy conditions to try and complete his cull plan. Using his favoured Merkel Helix-Swarovski combo he gets the chance to test…
The Shooting Show – The Last of the Summer Roebuck with Pete Carr
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Are you prepared for late summer?
Get your equipment ready and sharpen up your fieldcraft, says Mike Powell – things are about to get busy… Credit:Rob Janné / Getty Images Late summer is a really busy time for me and my shooting mate, Callum. In the…
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Stalking jackets – our top picks for this summer
Get back to hunting in comfort – we have a dozen technical stalking jackets ideal for summer stalks. Blaser Hybrid clothing Blaser Hybrid clothing The Hybrid set-up comprises a three-in-one stalking outfit, with an outer jacket with wind and waterproof…
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David Barrington Barnes admits that British summers may not all be about soaring temperatures, but rain or shine, the key to grassing deer is getting out there. One morning last summer I took out Stuart, an Australian stalker. At home,…
Ariat Catalyst 10” Defiant GTX
It’s been a pretty damp winter thus far, so you can keep your feet both warm and dry this season with the ultimate hunting boot from Ariat. Now available in ladies’ sizes UK 4 and up. One of the catalysts…
ADVERTORIAL: Get ready for a summer of stalking with RUAG Ammotec UK
-Advertisement Feature- It’s a busy time for rifle shooters during the summer months; fox and pest control and the roe buck season are all now in full swing. To help get you ready, RUAG Ammotec have put together a list…
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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?
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