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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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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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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SPONSORED: Beat the midges with Nomad’s anti-mosquito Quadrider

NomadUK’s Anti-Mosquito Quadrider makes mosquito attacks a thing of the past.

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Ask the experts: What’s the best scope for the Highlands?

I’m planning on heading to the Highlands this year for some stalking on more open ground. Do I need a new scope?

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Scottish estates are in demand

International buyers are snapping up Scottish sporting estates, according to reports from property consultancy Galbraith.

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Hinds, camera, action!

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

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Hinds in fading light

David Barrington Barnes recalls his most cherished memories from those time-pressed stalks on the hill for red hinds, and the lessons he has retained from them

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