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The tahr before the storm

Hunting with his son, Daryl Crimp faces a race against time to get into an old tahr bull before the unforgiving weather closes in

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Gold in the snow

What’s more fun than fox calling? As Thomas Nissen finds during a hunt in Bulgaria, luring the wolf-like golden jackal might have it beaten

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Frigid foxing

With the south coast of England experiencing a rare snowfall, Mark Ripley is called upon to deal with not one, but three foxes

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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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Walk on the Wild Side

Detailing a different kind of hunt, Byron Pace reports from his wilderness red hind stalks in the 2017 season

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How to stalk roe in winter

Winter can throw up a particular set of challenges when stalking roe deer for the cull. Follow Dominic Griffith’s advice and make all your outings a success

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8 tips to make the most of winter foxing

Freezing temperatures and a covering of snow and ice can give man the upper hand over hungry, risk-taking predators. Here’s how to capitalise…

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Winter Weather Warning

I live in a part of the country where snow is a rare occurrence. When it does arrive, it causes total chaos as no one is prepared for it.

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Foxing in the Snow

There’s an old saying I have that sums up shooting pests: “You’ve got to be out and about to get ‘em.” I always harp on about it, but too many foxers and deerstalkers won’t venture out unless conditions are perfect. Trouble is, if you’ve got a few pesky foxes nabbing precious poultry and generally causing headaches, then you’ve got to be out to catch them out.

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Be Prepared

When foxing, especially in bad weather with the associated deadly ground conditions, it is extremely important to ensure you are properly kitted up. I recall visiting a local farm notorious for its wet ground, so much so that it could almost be a marsh. I’d visited a few times before and had glimpses of fox, but hadn’t had the chance of a sure shot.

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