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The Shooting Show – foxing with long range pro Mark Ripley

Mark Ripley has long been producing his own long-range fox shooting videos under the handle 260rips. Now he brings his foxing expertise to The Shooting Show, getting his Browning X-Bolt on zero for a 300-yard shot before taking it out

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Fox control DVD review

This month, we’re taking a look at a DVD from the Gamekeeper’s Diary team, as it shows some of the traditional methods used to catching up with Charlie. Follow a team of dedicated gamekeepers as they make a year-round effort

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Old dens, new tricks

Davy Thomas says that, when it comes to keeping on top of a fox population, old knowledge and modern technology can make the difference. It was with great concern that we all looked at each other as my friend, a

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Turn up the heat

Robert Bucknell gets his first taste of foxing with a thermal imaging unit – can he get the hang of it in time to account for his quarry? New technology seems to arrive at an ever-increasing pace, and many foxshooters

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Foxing with the Experts

This foxing bible distils 400 years of hints and tips for all who pursue the wily Charlie Once solely the pursuit of gamekeepers and shepherds, fox control has developed into a sport in its own right, increasingly referred to as

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Lights, camera, action

Robert Bucknell is the star of the show with his own filming crew, poised to capture the foxing action – but is Charlie camera shy? James Marchington is on the job. Shooting foxes can be difficult at the best of times,

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WCS Collarum Trap

Pest controller Ian Woods explains the workings of the WCS Collarum trap, a relative newcomer to the fox trapping scene Since the approval of the Collarum trap five years ago on 1 October 2009, a lot of the initial scepticism

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Don’t count your chickens

When a fox gets a taste for the local farmer’s chickens, Gary Green steps up his game – James Marchington gets the story Fox shooting is a sport and a way of life for Gary Green, but it’s also a

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A fox in broad daylight

A busy farm and a tricky fox cause havoc for Gary Green – James Marchington gets the story Fox shooting is generally a night-time activity, and most of Gary Green’s work is done in the dark. But foxes don’t keep

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Best practice predator control courses

The Game and wildlife Conservation Trust is holding two courses on predation control on 23 April. The courses, which will be held at the Harewood Estate near Leeds, will last three hours each. The morning session, beginning at 10am, will

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