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The Shooting Show – Protecting new growth from red deer

Having spotted some reds coming off the hill onto a vulnerable restock site which has only recently been planted, an inspection soon confirmed the damage that was being done. It was also close to a barley field where some serious

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How to stalk roe in winter

Winter can throw up a particular set of challenges when stalking roe deer for the cull. Follow Dominic Griffith’s advice and make all your outings a success

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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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Early season stalking with Will O’Meara

As Will O’Meara gears up for early season stalking in Ireland, he suggests his top tips for getting ahead of the game. Some preseason checks should help avoid disaster On some parts of the world, hunting is a year-round activity.

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Savage BA Stealth review

Mark Ripley takes delivery of a new foxing rifle, the Savage BA Stealth review, and after the customary range work, wastes no time in getting it blooded in the field. If there’s one thing that’s always exciting other than gaining

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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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Introducing new stalkers to roebuck

With a lightened workload ahead of the red stag season, Chris Dalton is able to enjoy the experience of introducing new stalkers to roebuck. To me, September is a slightly strange month in the stalking calendar. It is a great

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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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