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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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The doe imperative

Credit: Arterra Picture Library / Alamy Stock Photo As the autumn nights get closer, soon we will turn our attentions to the doe cull. And as such we are looking back at Editor-in-chief Pete Carr’s considerations on selection and methods

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The late show

Paul Childerley demonstrates that roe stalking excitement doesn’t end when the rut does, telling the tale of one buck that kept him heading out until the very end of the season

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Seasonal success

Mike Powell’s masterclass on how to make the most of the various foxing methods available in late summer and autumn

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Dusk till Dawn

Owing to the wet weather one August, the harvest had been delayed. This had put my fox control operations seriously behind. I control foxes over a mixture of arable, pasture and woodland. Around 80 per cent is arable, and any cubs that get away from the earth are tricky to mop up until the harvest is completed.

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Vulpine Armour

During the harvest, I usually get one chance of bagging more than 10 cubs and adult foxes in a night’s lamping. But I recall one year that produced three such double-figure bags, two of which were on consecutive six-hour sessions with the lamp and rifle.

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Harvest Foxes

As I have said, once you’re tuned in to the countryside, you don’t need to see a fox to know it’s there. You can read the signs and know what’s going on behind the screen of foliage.

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Here comes the harvest

As the year moves on, the opportunities for keeping the fox population under control alter. August is the time when vegetation of all types is at its densest. Harvest is almost here, but not quite.

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A year in foxing

When and where should you be to shoot foxes? Mike Powell goes through 12 months in the life of Vulpes vulpes, their habits and preferred locations

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