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Red stag stalking with Chris Dalton

In Ayrshire, Chris Dalton takes an apprentice on the trail of elusive red stags. Credit: Catherine Clark/www.cjdolfinphotography.co.uk / Getty Images Of all the stalking I do these days by far the most enjoyable is when I am working with newcomers

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Customising rifles – is it the future?

Budgets are bigger and tastes are changing; Ollie Harvey explores the growing trend for customised rifles. Why do so many purchases end up being a compromise in some way or another? This happens in most industries, including the rifle market,

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Model 16 AccuStalker review with Mike Powell

Mike Powell gives his verdict on another Savage Arms speciality – this time, the Model 16 AccuStalker. The American firm of Savage Rifles really needs no introduction as the name has been synonymous with well-built, accurate and reliable rifles for

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Best rifle cartridges for roe

Expect a busy return to deer stalking and load up with this range of exceptional rounds for the coming season. Extreme Point Copper Impact  Extreme Point Copper Impact  Winchester’s Extreme Point ammo, which sports an extra-large tip for maximum energy

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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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BASC deer stalking schemes back open for business

BASC’s deer stalking schemes across England are reopening from next week. The Hockwold scheme in Norfolk and the Raby scheme in County Durham will be the first to reopen on 8 June, with the Hampshire scheme opening next month. The

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Tracking different deer species w/ Chris Dalton

Chris Dalton returns to Bedford – teaching his client how to track the different deer species. In this article I cast my mind back to some training that I have been doing at Garryloop over the last 12 to 14

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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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