Hunting

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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Down the garden path

More used to the wilds of Scotland, Chris Dalton finds himself stalking muntjac in a rather more domestic setting February, as is tradition, sees me heading south with a team of rifles to help out Paul Childerley with his cull

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How to stay safe when solo stalking using Trackplot

Trackplot is a complete lone worker monitoring solution offering a range of communication methods

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Mountain majesty

Thomas Nissen experiences what must be one of the world’s toughest hunts: mountain hunting in Russia for the West Caucasian tur. We’ve covered many miles over the hours since daybreak. Slowly, following a small river through the valley, we are

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The legend of Laubach

There’s only one December tradition Paul Childerley cares about: the annual driven hunt organised by Zeiss at Laubach Castle in Germany… The time of year came around quickly. It was drawing closer to Christmas, and with it, the reunion of

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Poultry panic

Mike Powell has no option but to mop up a vixen and her litter after they take to raiding a (very) nearby chicken coop Credit: wrangel / Getty Images These days I am not a great enthusiast of shooting lactating

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Hunting honour

Rudi van Kets is honoured to be inducted into an exclusive association in recognition of his deer tracking work It’s an impressive ceremony and the Order take it all seriously Early this year, in March, I opened my mailbox to

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The chase is on

Mike Powell delves further into the habits of foxes around mating season, and how you can exploit them Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images There are two main times of year when calling foxes can really work well. The first comes

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Little and large

Mark Ripley finds that size matters as he pursues a big, bold fox that’s been terrorising chickens Credit:S McGrath / Getty Images The call that came early one wet and cold Saturday morning was a familiar one from a farmer

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Good things come in threes

Robert Bucknell heads out in the hope of getting one fox, and ends up having much better luck… Anyone who shoots foxes will tell you that things don’t always go to plan. Try as you might, you can’t kill every

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