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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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SPONSORED: Opening shots

How do you get into rifle shooting? The British Association for Shooting and Conservation bring us the guide to all the steps you need to take

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Hare of the Dog

Blood hound specialist Thomas Müller says that the Hanoverian method of tracker training can be adapted by substituting the hare for a red stag

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Brian Lile offers a British perspective on the Hanoverian tracking hound

Some 25 years ago I began deer stalking, after being brought up with other fieldsports, namely trout and salmon fishing and other forms of game shooting. At this time I had a passion for using working dogs to retrieve the

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Instilled Basics

Tracking hound expert Thomas Müller shares his experience on conditioning both pups and hound handlers to ensure that they are literally up to following the right track

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NEW! The Shooting Show – extreme long range with the Swarovski X5 scope

Mark Ripley is a man used to a long-range shot or two – so we’ve carted him off to WMS in Wales for a 900-yard plink. And we’ve got the perfect tool for the job: The Swarovski X5 riflescope, which

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So you want to go stalking?

Deer stalking is a tricky business, but with the right training and a DSC you’ll be eating venison in no time, says Chris Dalton

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Introduction to Training Methods

Tracking hound expert Thomas Müller looks at the various methods of introducing your young hound to training proper, and the actual equipment involved

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Barking up the wrong tree

Professional stalker Chris Dalton remembers the joys of training his first Bavarian mountain hound, and how one red stag stalk in particular went from bad to brilliant within a few short hours

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