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Red stalking with David Barrington Barnes

As autumn brings about the height of the red stag rut, David Barrington Barnes reminds us that it is an experience never to be missed. Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images I have never been reticent in writing about the sheer

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Fallow shots w/ David Barrington Barnes

David Barrington Barnes recalls some of his finest fallow shots at stunning Iken in Sussex. Credit: Flickr / tomline43 The quarter century that has come and gone since I first enjoyedIken stalking in September 1995 has passed in a flash.

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The Shooting Show – the hunt is on for the first Roebuck…

In the latest episode of The Shooting Show, Sporting Rifle editor Pete Carr heads out for the first Roebuck of the Covid-19 delayed season. Catching up on the cull plan is the order of the day and despite the difficult

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First-time roebuck hunting

First time’s the charm. Chris Dalton reports on the East Lothian couple bagging an impressive roebuck. Credit: Alexander Zackrisson / FOAP / Getty Images May is a month where I often get a number of very good heads to measure

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Creedmoor cull w/ Paul Childerley

Paul Childerley chances a call at the start of the rut and ends up putting his new Sako rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor to good use. Waiting for a buck to come after the first round of calling Needing some summer

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Roebuck hunting with Paul Childerley

Paul Childerley heads to Wiltshire to help with with a roebuck hunt Many people ask what species makes for really enjoyable roebuck hunting. There are so many that could top the list but one of the best has to be

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Sporting Rifle 179 is out NOW

The latest issue of Sporting Rifle Magazine is now available, full of news, reviews, hunting stories and helpful advice. It’s here – the biggest moment in the UK lowland stalker’s calendar. The first day of April heralds the opening of

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Roebuck stalking with the next generation

Sporting Rifle editor Pete Carr does his bit to introduce the next generation as he takes granddaughter Sienna out on her first roebuck stalk. Credit: Dieter Hopf / Getty Images It’s always a pleasure to introduce youngsters to the sport

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The female of the species

As another year begins, David Barrington Barnes turns his attentions to fallow doe and red hind. Credit: JMrocek / Getty Images Though New Year’s Day is not a shooting day in Scotland, I like to have a stalk on 1

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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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