Shooting with your gun ready at the shoulder - also known as 'gun up' - is a sensible option. But it's not appropriate for all targets

See what Greg Wallace thought of three fox shooting rifles: the Browning X-bolt .243, Howa Model 1500 in .22-250 and Mossberg 100 ATR, again in .243 calibre.

Hawking is a fascinating, healthy sport that can be enjoyed by everyone. Edward Cook explains just how easy it is to get going