Pest controllers like Mike Powell are preparing for a hectic few months as the start of the foxes’ season comes into view. As I write this I find my thoughts already turning towards the time of year when the foxes’…
Start of the foxes’ mating season w/ Mike Powell
Foxing during a driven game day
Mark Ripley finds that, even when invited on a driven game day, he can’t escape his foxing responsibilities… Credit: Ger Bosma / Getty Images At the end of the shooting season I’m usually lucky enough to be invited on the…
The private lives of foxes
Mike Powell heralds the start of a busy time for foxers with some insights into the fox mating season
At this time of year, with game shoots starting up, high seat foxing is often the best method to pursue, says Robert Bucknell
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Foxes in a row
Robert Bucknell’s quiet spell is over – he finds himself called into action to take four foxes in quick succession, and needs to call in the cavalry to get it done…
Robert Bucknell has been making the most of the long nights of January – he details his foxing excursions of 2018 so far, successful and otherwise…
When the fox mating season is active it can be eventful to say the least. I’ve seen everything from paired-up dogs and vixens running into the calls like six-month-old cubs, to the other extreme where foxes show no interest at all in the regular calls.
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A Clever Sett-Up
When is a badger sett not a badger sett? It’s not a joke; it’s a serious problem for people like me who need to control foxes.
Scent of a Vixen
The recent influx of magazines, books, and videos giving advice on how to be a successful shooter has got me thinking about my own knowledge.
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.