Hunting

Frisky foxes

Fox mating season is upon us, and seasoned foxer Mike Powell shows you how to make the most of it Credit: mlorenzphotography / Getty Images With one or two exceptions, most forms of live quarry shooting involve seasons. Some of

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Ghillies and garrons

Amid the hills of Glen Prosen in Angus, a traditional method of red deer extraction is still very much in use We are in an age when many countryside traditions are being lost, and to see Highland ponies carrying red

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Frosty foray

Holed up in a cottage at Kinnaird estate for the week, Chris Dalton takes a family member out for a red hind on frigid ground. Credit: vetas / Getty Images Across the months of December and January, I try to

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Stalking debutant

Paul Childerley meets Imogen – who has never stalked before and doesn’t even eat meat – and gives her a sporting introduction on his favoured species, the Chinese water deer I’ve always been one for promoting and bringing in new

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Fallow in the frost

David Barrington Barnes on the challenges, opportunities and quirks that hunting in November presents Credit: Getty Images No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, no comfortable feel in any member, no shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, no fruits,

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Happy days on the hill

David Barrington Barnes writes in praise of hill stalkers, those hardy types who put up with everything in the name of giving the visiting rifle a true Highland experience On receiving instructions to take a guest of unpromising appearance to

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Return of the fox

Robert Bucknell’s quiet spell is over as he engages no fewer than nine foxes on a single night-time excursion Credit: Richard Packwood / Getty Images In recent months I’ve had to report that once again there are very few on

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Foxing: going the distance

Want to become a long-range foxer – or just test your rifle set-up to its very limit? Mark Ripley shows you the basics of long-range shooting How do you get started in long-range shooting? That’s a question I often get

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Pete Carr’s ultimate challenge

Pete Carr takes on what must be the most difficult sporting endeavour the Highlands have to offer: the Macnab Credit: Dgwildlife / iStock / Getty Images Plus I have spent a significant part of my shooting career north of the

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Scanning the stubbles

Hailing the arrival of ‘that’ time of year, Mike Powell discusses harvest foxing tactics and tests two new Pulsar Axion thermal units Credit: Michael Breuer / Getty Images Most field sports bring a certain time of year that followers of

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