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SPONSORED: Bisley gundog accessories

At this time of year, many shooters will thinking about keeping their gundog training up to scratch out of season. Or may even be looking to a new puppy to train ready for the next season. In either case, Bisley

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Chris Dalton on his 2020 kitbag

Chris Dalton is impressed with his 2020 kitbag – including the Haenel Jaeger 10 in .243 and Leupold VX6-HD For some time now, I have been working with Viking Arms and, as a result, using rifles out of the Haenel

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The latest on upcoming gun dog exams

Preparations for this year’s gun dogs exams were well underway, but Belgian lockdown restrictions meant an anxious wait for those in training, as Rudi van Kets reports. Dogs and trainers – but who needs the most work? Who among us

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Lessons learned

Everything doesn’t always go according to plan on a hunt. Will O’Meara recalls two key mistakes he made in the field, and explains what all stalkers can learn from them

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Video of the week: Hard red hind stalking in Scotland

South Ayrshire Stalking’s Chris Dalton is out on two separate days after red hinds in Argyll and Angus. There’s a frustrating blank on the first day, and then he’s greeted by subzero temperatures on day two, limiting the amount of

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Red Peril: Mike Powell questions whether our current fox population is secure from the influx of new shooters

For as long as man and fox have lived together there has been conflict between the two. It all started, no doubt, when early man trapped and killed the fox, along with other animals, to provide pelts for clothing. As

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Cocker spaniel pups for sale

Four cocker spaniel pups for sale in Shropshire.

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SGA hands in ‘reverse tail docking ban’ petition

The Scottish Gamekeepers Association has taken a petition to the Scottish parliament calling for a reversal of the ban on docking the tails of working dogs

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The green mile

A roe management stalk takes professional stalker Chris Dalton by surprise when, despite a well taken shot, the doe decides it’s not going down easily

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Barking up the wrong tree

Professional stalker Chris Dalton remembers the joys of training his first Bavarian mountain hound, and how one red stag stalk in particular went from bad to brilliant within a few short hours

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