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Roebuck stalking with the next generation

Sporting Rifle editor Pete Carr does his bit to introduce the next generation as he takes granddaughter Sienna out on her first roebuck stalk. Credit: Dieter Hopf / Getty Images It’s always a pleasure to introduce youngsters to the sport

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The Shooting Show – morning hind stalk with a Go Pro camera

This week Chris Dalton gives us an insight into the reality of both hind stalking and filming. Equipped with some new filming hardware, he’s out on Kinnaird Estate with the aim of showing us a stalk as it really happens.

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Sporting Rifle 178 is out NOW!

Spring into action with the March 2020 issue of Sporting Rifle – your comprehensive guide to all the spring sport on offer to the rifle shooter. From foxing to stalking to stocking up on some new gear, we’ve got it

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New arrival

Mark Ripley takes delivery of a new foxing rifle 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 new shooting ground it’s gaining

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More stalking recommended in Scotland

A new report on Scotland’s deer populations has called for a “hardened” approach to deer stalking, incorporating higher cull targets and more rural stalking jobs. The report comes ahead of an official Scottish Government-commissioned review of deer management, which is

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How to stay safe when solo stalking using Trackplot

Trackplot is a complete lone worker monitoring solution offering a range of communication methods

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The Shooting Show – opportune fox on a roe doe stalk

Jamie’s out in the field after roe, but ends up coming home with an entirely different quarry species. It’s an illustration of how you never know what you’re going to get when stalking – and makes for some excellent footage

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The Shooting Show – hind stalking and gralloching in a gale

Chris Dalton heads out on the Kinnaird Estate with a hind in mind. He’s got to get his hind cull going for the winter and this is a good opportunity to get one. But the weather, which started off so

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Stalking test

Chris Dalton juggles tasks and experiences plentiful ups and downs while guiding two visiting Irish clients on their final DSC Level 2 witnessed stalks. Credit: Frank Sommariva / Getty Images Being a professional stalker involves a lot more than just

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The female of the species

As another year begins, David Barrington Barnes turns his attentions to fallow doe and red hind. Credit: JMrocek / Getty Images Though New Year’s Day is not a shooting day in Scotland, I like to have a stalk on 1

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