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The Shooting Show – Chris Dalton goes Roe Deer stalking

It’s a local stalk this time around, Chris and Graeme get the call from a farmer friend about some roe hammering his re-stock site so hop to it. The deer seem intent on giving the guys the run around for

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Deer Hunting: Unexpected Results w/ Chris Dalton

When it comes to deer hunting, June is often a quieter month on the roe front for us; in fact it’s quieter in general. Credit: James Warwick / Getty Images This isn’t because we have less deer hunting enquiries but

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Sunshine stalking

David Barrington Barnes admits that British summers may not all be about soaring temperatures, but rain or shine, the key to grassing deer is getting out there. One morning last summer I took out Stuart, an Australian stalker. At home,

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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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SPONSORED: Who’s in charge of deer at BASC?

BASC’s head of deer management, Martin is a keen shot and avid deer stalker. Originally from Yorkshire, when he is not sat on a high seat he enjoys bird watching. Many of you will not yet have met BASC’s head

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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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How to build your dream rifle

Will O’Meara shares his thoughts and analysis on an upcoming rifle build, from calibre selection to stock type, bolt and barrel construction and magazine options

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Deer stalking in Bedfordshire with Chris Dalton

Chris Dalton is down in the East of England to introduce Chinese water deer stalking to a fellow stalker. A mild winter meant there were far more deer stalking opportunities Credit: Sandra Standbridge / Getty Images Recently I covered a

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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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How to complete your late roe doe season cull

The roe doe season finishes at the end of March for rifle hunters and gamekeepers, and the sooner you can get your cull done, the better. Here’s how to do it… Get to know your deer and plan carefully (Credit:

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