Which rifle is best? The CZ 455, an Anschutz or a Sako Quad?

Which rifle is best? I am considering purchasing either a CZ 455 16in barrel rifle, an Anschutz 18in barrel rifle or a Sako Quad, but I would appreciate some guidance. The new CZ 455 is said to have some bullet feed problems. Also, is this rifle’s quality compromised by its…

Sporting answers: Pairing duck

Q) My house overlooks our village pond, which supports a healthy feral mallard population. This spring, I have noticed that a particular drake (recognisable by the lack of a neck ring) has paired up with an equally recognisable duck for the third spring in a row. Is this unusual? V.…

Sporting Answers: Todd’s Canada goose

Q) During the past winter there was a single small Canada goose mixed in with the barnacle flock here in Dumfries & Galloway. Local birdwatchers told me that it was a Todd’s Canada goose, but do you have any more information? R. MCTAVISH Dumfries and Galloway

Lack of Notice

Q) As a land agent, I have had to deal with a variety of deer stalkers, who seem to come and go without anyone knowing what they are doing or where. Obviously, stalking requires some odd hours, but may I reasonably ask them to give notice of their movements to…