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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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First-day fallow

Paul Childerley sets out on 1 August with the twin aims of controlling a group of errant fallow bucks and filling the freezer with meat for a barbecue

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Challenge Childerley

Armed with the new Zeiss Conquest V6 riflescope, Paul Childerley sets himself the ultimate stalking task: Four species, three estates, one day

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Historical hunt

On German ground that has hosted Göring and Honecker as hunting guests in the past, Thomas Nissen experiences what a top-notch driven hunt is like today Germany is a country with great hunting traditions, most of which are probably familiar

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Stalking Century: David Barrington Barnes hits a three-digit target number on a deer cull

Such is my preoccupation with deer these days that the conventional calendar is unfit for purpose. My calendar now runs from 1 April to 31 March each year. When I refer here to ‘last year’ it’s the year from April

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NEW! The Shooting Show – deer stalking masterclass with Jason Doyle

Irish sika stalking expert Jason Doyle brings you the lowdown on the concept of maximum point-blank range. Not sure? How about this: Never having to alter the point of aim on deer anywhere from 130 to 250 yards. It could

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Stalking Efficiency

Respected deer manager and trophy measurer Dominic Griffith says rising early isn’t always the best way to ensure a successful stalk

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Wise words

John Johnson looks back to a fulfilled prophecy and says deer managers and enthusiasts alike should plan now to avoid future problems In a recent tidy-up of a cupboard I came across an article written in the autumn of 1990

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Testing tracks

David Barrington Barnes gets to grips with his old nemesis – fallow does – during the winter cull, but it takes a change of technique to get the job done

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Deer numbers up, fox down?

A new study, whose stated aim is to gauge the fortunes of Britain’s wild mammals, has said that deer numbers are on the increase – but rabbit, hare and fox have fallen.

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