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The Shooting Show – The Mouse Hind ft. Chris Dalton

This week we’re back on the hill stalking hinds mid-season. Work is just starting on a new forest creation scheme, and I have to pay particular attention to Red Deer coming into this area at night from Higher Hill. I

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Red hind stalking w/ Chris Dalton

Unfortunate circumstances means there has to be a quick change of plan for Chris Dalton as he stalks red hinds at Kinnaird You can plan all you like… It’s funny how the best laid plans in stalking often don’t materialise

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Our experts are back to answer more of your questions – covering lamping, licensing and more Got a question? Contact: ollie.harvey@futurenet.com or post your question to: Sporting Rifle, Future, Quay House,The Ambury,Bath BA1 1UA. Your Sporting Rifle experts Foxing: Mike Powell

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Winter time stalking

As Thomas Nissen follows a team of hunters through the Latvian wilderness, he experiences more than just one kind of game The terrain is covered with a thin layer of snow and the temperature has dropped to minus 14 degrees,

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The Shooting Show – First Hinds

This week we are on the hill stalking hinds early in the season. Ordinarily, after the stags rut, I like to leave the hill to rest a while before starting on the hind to allow the deer some recovery time

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Are deer management targets achievable without thermals?

This article originally appeared on our sister publication, Gun Trade News In his first column for GTN, Dr Al Gabriel, BASC council member, molecular biologist at Newcastle University and keen deer stalker, wonders whether thermals are really a good thing,

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Top tips for quarry calling

David Barrington Barnes recalls the lessons learned from previous outings and explores the art of calling for quarry. Where are many good reasons for the great enjoyment that deerstalkers derive from their pursuit of deer. High among them are the

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The future of deer in Scotland

Bryon Pace studies the future of deer in Scotland. “It is difficult to explain, and certainly impossible to describe, the mingled feelings of excitement and interest of the enthusiastic sportsman who, after perhaps a couple of hours’ toil and stratagem,

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Zeiss’s DTI review with Chris Parkin

Chris Parkin gives his verdict on Zeiss’ first foray into thermal imaging, with the new DTI. It was only a matter of time before some of the big European names began to seriously flirt with night vision and thermal imaging, and

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New shooting ground w/ Chris Dalton

Keen to get on with the hind cull, Chris Dalton heads out onto new shooting ground with the help of his step-daughter, Jen. This month, we are really working hard on the female cull. I like to get straight onto

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