hunting

Fox flood

Mark Ripley is faced with a surprisingly large number of foxes on his patch. But no matter how many he brings to book, there’s always one that gets away

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Life in the Bush

For some, hunting is far more than a pastime. Daryl Crimp spends some time in the company of a real, ‘fair dinkum’ Kiwi bushman…

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Honesty is the best policy

Are we guilty of emphasising the worst aspects of hunting in our quest to tell a good story? Byron Pace investigates

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A rite of passage

Kevin Thomas recalls the introduction he had to hunting as a youngster in Africa, and wonders if his sons will have been the last generation to experience it in the old way

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Safety first

Are you taking safety in the field seriously enough? Will O’Meara takes you through the essential safety measures before, during and after a stalk

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Good things come to those who wait

Waiting out after a fox can be dull or chilly work, but as Mike Powell has learned, it can also be remarkably effective – particularly for problem animals

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Haenel Jaeger 10 Varmint Sporter review

Stuart Wilson has bagged a Haenel Jaeger 10 Varmint Sporter .308 Win on long-term test, which means plenty of opportunity to take it out after roe deer…

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Preparing for the Hill

Are you heading to the Highlands for a rutting stag this autumn? Be warned, says Dominic Griffith – your lowland stalking skills will only take you so far

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The best of it

David Barrington Barnes says some of his best memories have been forged on the hill in search of a stag – but wonders if future generations will get the opportunity to do the same

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Bucket list bounty

Chris Dalton seeks a red stag with a guest from down under, who is after the full authentic Scotland experience – including rain, mud, grallochs and a long drag home

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