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Sporting Rifle 174 is out NOW

November brings possibly the biggest change of seasons in the whole year, as roebucks go out of season and females of the roe, red, fallow and sika species all come in, as well as Chinese water deer of both sexes.

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The doe imperative

Credit: Arterra Picture Library / Alamy Stock Photo As the autumn nights get closer, soon we will turn our attentions to the doe cull. And as such we are looking back at Editor-in-chief Pete Carr’s considerations on selection and methods

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Fallow under the falcon

On a meat hunt in his native New Zealand, Daryl Crimp is reminded that there are hunters far more formidable than the human in this part of the world Ostensibly it was a meat hunt. A quick sortie to get

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Calling and culling

Credit: David Babos / 500px / Getty Images The rut can be a time to grass bucks that have eluded you all year, says David Barrington Barnes, but this makes good sense and restraint all the more important. I remember

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The Shooting Show – three muntjac in a row with Chris Dalton

  Chris Dalton has joined up with Paul Childerley for a week’s sport down south, taking a team of guest stalkers and swapping his usual red and sika for a more diminutive deer species. After an initial blank at the

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The Shooting Show – roe doe stalk with the Purdey BAR rifle, PLUS Wicked Lights torch on test

We’re out on the range with something very special: A Purdey bolt-action rifle, possibly the ultimate in London-made rifle craftsmanship. Stuart Wilson and Nigel Musto have set out the gongs ready to test it at increasing ranges – but before

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Muntjac vigil

Stuart Wilson heads south to bag his first ever muntjac, and hopefully capture it on camera at the same time

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Stalking on a roll

Closing off the 2018 roebuck season and taking a few muntjac too, David Barrington Barnes remarks that everything’s going well

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Stalking with Stevie

Chris Dalton witnesses a real stalking hero at work as he takes out Stevie, who lost both his legs in the Gulf War

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Reading the signs

Rudi van Kets presents the ultimate guide to reactions of a shot animal and what that means for the track

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