A guide to field foxing

As we move through the busy winter period, foxing aficionado Mike Powell presents his various fox control methods A heavy snowfall often means the stalking rifle is left in the cabinet, but for those of us with time-sapping work commitments,

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How to stalk roe in winter

Winter can throw up a particular set of challenges when stalking roe deer for the cull. Follow Dominic Griffith’s advice and make all your outings a success

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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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The female of the species

As another year begins, David Barrington Barnes turns his attentions to fallow doe and red hind. Credit: JMrocek / Getty Images Though New Year’s Day is not a shooting day in Scotland, I like to have a stalk on 1

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When the going gets tough…

Will O’Meara reveals the gear he really relies on during the winter when conditions turn against him Deer hunting season, in my neck of the woods, runs from the start of September to the end of February. September hunting conjures

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Under the turbines with Chris Dalton

Accompanied by canine charge Zosia, GBSA shortlisted Chris Dalton takes a rare opportunity to stalk solo in a wind farm that’s open to him for just three days. Chris Dalton has been nominated for Pro Stalker of the Year at

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Sporting Rifle 175 is out NOW

To order or subscribe, just visit: Get ready for the coming season with the latest issue of Sporting Rifle – it’s a winter hunting special, full of tales of hunts in frigid climes, remote and wintry parts of the

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From the Archives: problem red stag control in the Highlands

It’s time for From the Archives, and this year we’re heading back to October 2018, just as the nights were beginning to draw in for another cold winter. Presenter Pete and the entire Shooting Show team are up in Glen

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From the Archives: winter oilseed pigeon control with Geoff Garrod

It’s #ThrowbackThursday and in this week’s episode of The Shooting Show: From the Archives, we’re going back to the end of 2017 as we join Geoff on a much-needed day of winged pest control, shooting pigeons over an oilseed crop.

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