Hunting

Red hind stalking w/ Chris Dalton

Unfortunate circumstances means there has to be a quick change of plan for Chris Dalton as he stalks red hinds at Kinnaird You can plan all you like… It’s funny how the best laid plans in stalking often don’t materialise

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Stalking in the New Zealand Alps

After a lifetime of training, it’s now time for Daryl Crimp’s son Daniel to take his fledgling flight in New Zealand’s Southern Alps  The looks on the faces of those milling about the jetty at Lake Rotoroa were uniform: mild

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A guide to field foxing

As we move through the busy winter period, foxing aficionado Mike Powell presents his various fox control methods A heavy snowfall often means the stalking rifle is left in the cabinet, but for those of us with time-sapping work commitments,

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Winter time stalking

As Thomas Nissen follows a team of hunters through the Latvian wilderness, he experiences more than just one kind of game The terrain is covered with a thin layer of snow and the temperature has dropped to minus 14 degrees,

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Management for survival

Sustainable use is about more than giving hunters what they want, says Byron Pace – it is vital for supporting local communities. Rain is something I am normally all too happy to see stop. We are used to it in

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Using thermal night vision for foxing

After a quiet year on the foxes, Robert Bucknell has been itching for the chance to deal with some unwelcome guests on his patch  Credit: Jamie_Hall / Getty Images This month I really can’t top the fox story I read

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Chris Dalton on his 2020 kitbag

Chris Dalton is impressed with his 2020 kitbag – including the Haenel Jaeger 10 in .243 and Leupold VX6-HD For some time now, I have been working with Viking Arms and, as a result, using rifles out of the Haenel

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Top tips for quarry calling

David Barrington Barnes recalls the lessons learned from previous outings and explores the art of calling for quarry. Where are many good reasons for the great enjoyment that deerstalkers derive from their pursuit of deer. High among them are the

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The future of deer in Scotland

Bryon Pace studies the future of deer in Scotland. “It is difficult to explain, and certainly impossible to describe, the mingled feelings of excitement and interest of the enthusiastic sportsman who, after perhaps a couple of hours’ toil and stratagem,

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Foxing w/ Mark Ripley

With the same pesky fox causing chaos on Mark Ripley’s shooting ground, he is determined to overcome his arch foxing nemesis. Credit: James Warwick / Image Bank / Getty Images A voicemail from a farmer first thing in the morning

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