Well, this was my first time out this year with the 22-250 on the foxing front.
Myself and Frank (Centralbelt Stalker) went around a couple of permissions we have as it is evident we have seen a few "new" fox in the area.
Last night was a good venture out, we managed to spot 5 foxes with two dogs being shot followed by one Vixen.
We never managed to get the other two due to safety reasons, i.e. poor backstops......however, we will get them another night!
First dog fox was called in from just over 200 yards away, he was coming into the call nicely and then decided to stop! He was about to run (must have got wind of us) when I decided to take the shot, 50grn bullet (remington Accutip) straight to chest about 160-180 yrds distance....dropped instantly. Very happy with this shot.
Second dog fox was spotted on the farm track, easier shot this one , obviously hadn't been lamped before, shone the light on him and he didnt run! Frank dropped down the light, I got ready for the shot by climbing on the back of the Disco and whack......dog fox down, shot distance in the region of 100-120 yrds again with Remmy Accutip.
Vixen was an easier shot, she came right into the call from about 200 yrds away, got her to approx 80 yrds and then down she went with no hassles.
Very happy with the Remmy Accutips, deadly accurate in my rifle and causes absolutely no suffering to the fox...the way we all prefer it.
Thanks Frank for keeping the lamp steady and doing a good job on the calling.....another successful outing on the shooting, the deer better watch out next week......
Pic attached is of one of the dog fox and the Vixen......quite surprised with the mass/meat on them considering cold weather.....must have been whacking our rabbits!!!!