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Red alert for Chris Dalton

Amid a busy September for Chris Dalton, he finds time to take an American visitor out for a roebuck – or an opportune red stag. September can be a mixed bag for us. The roebucks are usually starting to move

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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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Calling and culling

Credit: David Babos / 500px / Getty Images The rut can be a time to grass bucks that have eluded you all year, says David Barrington Barnes, but this makes good sense and restraint all the more important. I remember

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The essential stalking kit

Whether you’re in need a knife or short on sticks, here’s all the gear you need to stock up on ahead of this year’s rut. Leupold BX-5 Santiam A real top-end set of binos from Leupold, the BX-5s are designed

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Buck calling 101

Credit:JMrocek / Getty Images Bring them running in with Stuart Wilson’s guide to the basics of roebuck calling Watching foxes run in to a distress call when the conditions are right is very exciting, and this can prove useful all

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The Shooting Show – roebuck stalking and skinning with Chris Dalton

We’re back up in Scotland with Chris as he goes on a number of outings after the bucks. Of course, things are never easy, and whenever the bucks show up the camera isn’t there and vice versa… When Chris finally

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The allotment buck

Credit: JMrocek / Getty Images Editor-in-chief Pete Carr looks at the unpredictable month of April in roe stalking terms and relates an April stalking anecdote from the beginning of the 2018 season The first day of April may be a

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Roe rut report: John Robson

John Robson Yorkshire Deer Stalking Contact: www.yorkshiredeerstalking.com Signs were good for an early start, with bucks responding in early July. I was hoping as the weather was settled dry and warm the bucks would have some fire in them. However,

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Roe rut report: Chris Dalton

Chris Dalton, South Ayrshire Stalking Contact: 07710 871190, www.ayrstalk.co.uk This year we had a fantastic spring and summer at Garryloop. South Ayrshire was bathed in sunshine from late March and the temperatures in summer were much higher than normal, consequently

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Roe rut report: Dominic Griffith

Dominic Griffith Deer England Contact: 07889 746363, www.deerengland.co.uk Somehow it was inevitable that the settled warm weather that we all enjoyed throughout July would break just in time for the rut! I was not one of those lucky enough to

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