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Which .22 centrefire is best? - George Wallace offers his recommendations on these versatile rifles and looks at how to use them to shoot humanely and effectively. The selection of a .22 rifle depends very much on your intended quarry. The question of which is the best .22 centrefire often comes up often, but one can only really reply with another question: best for what? The main considerations are whether you want to be able to shoot small deer as well as foxes and ot... http://ow.ly/2XvmYj

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High hops for bunnies - Ed Cook shares his admiration for the adaptable wild rabbit, which can and will live almost anywhere. Two rabbits at the entrance to their warren. I have been lucky enough to travel across the UK to control and remove rabbit populations from all manner of places, some more bizarre than others, and this is where a dog that marks where rabbits are hiding is important. I have fond memories of hunting rabbits with a friend in my teenage years on the ... http://ow.ly/2SMVPr

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No reason not to use open sights on deer - Have you considered using open sights on deer? George Wallace says there's no reason not to and recommends you try "ghost rings" When I was a lad, telescopic rifle sights were pretty much limited to army snipers. There were a few in the civilian sector, to be sure, but many deer stalkers still regarded them as being somehow unsporting. How times change. Modern telescopic sights are superb, even the relatively cheap ones, so why... http://ow.ly/2Q0QOh

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Pigeon with hazelnut, blackberry and caramelised apple - This pigeon with hazelnut, blackberry and caramelised apple combines the rich, gamey flavour of pigeon with the sweetness of the fruit to create a fantastic autumn dish This recipe for pigeon with hazelnut, blackberry and caramelised apple is very well timed; this bird is plentiful in the autumn and tasty after a summer spent feasting on corn and other cereal crops. Ingredients for this pigeon with hazelnut, black... http://ow.ly/2Q0IuQ

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Roast duck breast with butternut squash and leek - Get out there and bag yourself a duck to make this delicious roast duck breast with butternut squash and leek mealGet out there and bag yourself a duck to make this delicious roast duck breast with butternut squash and leek meal http://ow.ly/2OUz4F

What to wear shooting - We advise you on what to wear shooting, whether at the clay ground or aiming at game in the field We advise you on what to wear shooting, whether at the clay ground or in the field http://ow.ly/2O3ltW

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The real cost of no licence fee rise - The decision to reject a licence fee rise is a short- term ploy that may backfire laterThere was widespread expectation that gun certificate fees, last increased in 2001, would be raised this year. But Prime Minister Continue reading http://ow.ly/2NH4NF

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Sharing your hide - Peter Theobald reveals why two hides can be better than one and how to play nicely with others while sharing a hideTwo Guns sharing a set up should be clear about who gets to shoot what and when.Peter Theobald reveals why two hides can be better than one and how to play nicely with others while sharing a hide http://ow.ly/2MgEL6

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How to make your own nets for ferreting - Edward Cook recommends some books that will help you learn how to make your own nets for ferretingEdward Cook recommends some books that will help you learn how to make your own nets for ferreting http://ow.ly/2McFaX

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Peter Wilson laments the probable closure of Southern Counties Shooting Ground http://ow.ly/2M0WnH
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