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Storm Stalking with Chris Dalton

March is supposed to bring better weather, but when Storm Emma hit in March 2018, Chris Dalton was forced to come up with new stalking plans in a hurry… Last March I had intended to have four days in one

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The Shooting Show – roe doe stalk with the Purdey BAR rifle, PLUS Wicked Lights torch on test

We’re out on the range with something very special: A Purdey bolt-action rifle, possibly the ultimate in London-made rifle craftsmanship. Stuart Wilson and Nigel Musto have set out the gongs ready to test it at increasing ranges – but before

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When the blizzard hits

As temperatures dip below zero, Chris Dalton is tasked with taking out a DSC2 candidate in Perthshire, hoping the snow doesn’t make stalking impossible

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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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