Stuart Wilson’s got two quarry species in mind, at both ends of the size scale: grey squirrel and late-season fallow does and prickets. No, not with the same rifle – he’s selected a Ruger Precision rimfire for the tree-rats, and…
The off-season for fallow is short, but it provides plenty of opportunities for the stalker to get ahead of the game, says David Barrington Barnes. It’s only in May, June and July – the close season for fallow deer –…
The ever-changing seasons always bring something new for the rifleman – and November brings one of the biggest changes of all. Roebucks are no longer in season and roe does have come in – while fallow, sika, red, Chinese water deer and muntjac are all in season in England and Wales too.
Chris Dalton and cameraman decamp to a central Scottish estate with the aim of getting a hind in the larder and the stalk on The Shooting Show
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.
David Barrington Barnes revels in the glory of hitting a three-digit target number on a deer cull. Share his recollections as he goes back over a (personal) record year of hunting.