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New year foxing

From sorting out mating foxes to gauging population levels, Mike Powell lists all the early year tasks foxers need to get stuck into

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The February 2019 issue of Sporting Rifle is out now!

February is among the toughest times for deer stalkers, with the hind cull at its peak and no excuses not to get out there

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The tahr before the storm

Hunting with his son, Daryl Crimp faces a race against time to get into an old tahr bull before the unforgiving weather closes in

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Stalking differences

As the Chinese water deer season looms once again, Paul Childerley reflects on two stalks for two almost totally different CWD bucks

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Forest fortune

Chris Dalton has to negotiate some testing re-stock forestry on the hunt for red deer – and finds that getting out is going to be harder than getting in

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Roe debut

During what’s usually a quiet period for roe, Chris Dalton breaks the silence by embarking on a guided stalk with the editor’s wife, Debs

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The doe imperative

Editor-in-chief Pete Carr considers the selection and methods behind the doe cull and the importance of achieving the right ratio on one’s stalking ground

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Winter work – the doe cull

The season for roe and fallow does is shorter than that for the bucks and is necessarily further shortened through days lost to bad weather and the pressures of game shooting.

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Expert tips for planning CWD stalks

The Chinese water deer season is here. Here’s how Bedfordshire keeper Paul Childerley controls this diminutive deer…

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May management

Paul Childerley emphasises the virtue of selflessness as he makes the snap decision to turn down a trophy buck in favour of a cull candidate on a May stalk

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