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WATCH: First-time roebuck stalking with the ATN X Sight

Think digital scopes are just for night shooting? Think again…

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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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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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Late nights and early mornings

Had enough of that 3am alarm? Here’s Dominic Griffith’s guide to surviving stalks with guests during the longest days of the year

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Ask the experts: Why are some years better than others in the roe rut?

How do you account for variability in roe rut stalking? Two years ago, I could have called them in from the supermarket car park; last year nothing went right. How do I ensure this year is one of the good ones?

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Roe rut rules

How do you take advantage of the roe rut and avoid disappointment? Dominic Griffith presents his definitive advice

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Roe rut advice: Why turning bucks down is more important than shooting them

David Barrington Barnes says the mark of a true stalker isn’t number of bucks shot. Quite the opposite – it’s the level of restraint shown

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Roe rut stalking tips

The roe rut isn’t always magical – half the time it’s fruitless and frustrating. Dominic Griffith unravels the mystery around this key period in the stalker’s calendar

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Protection mission

Chris Dalton doesn’t often stalk on summer evenings, but a pair of bucks with their eyes (and antlers) on his fruit trees has him breaking the habit and heading out with the rifle

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Stalking stories: How a dedicated vegetarian became a hunter

Chris Dalton relates a successful effort to get newcomers into deer stalking, with a client who started as a vegetarian now established as a stalker on her own ground

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