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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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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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The Shooting Show – Protecting Pheasants with Mark Ripley and the Wraith HD

In this week’s episode, we join Mark as he heads out after one or two foxes that have been taking pheasant poults from a nearby wood on a local game shoot. SUBSCRIPTION OFFER: We are offering a 10% discount on

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Swapping between different rifle scopes – the latest Q&A

Our experts are back to answer more of your questions, including covering fox cubs, camo, and culling. Sporting Rifle experts: Optics: Chris Parkin Target sports journalist and optics reviewerFoxing: Mike Powell Professional gamekeeper and foxing expertLegal: Stuart Farr Lawyer specialising

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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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Can isolation impact your FACs? Find out in our Q&A

Our experts solve more of your burning questions, including how self-isolation can impact your FACs Legal Question: Having been a shotgun user for many years – for both clays and game – I was recently asked to shoot foxes on

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ADVERTORIAL: RWI creating unforgettable experiences for the serious hunter

The authentic hunting lodge and game farm is a chauffeur-driven one-hour drive northeast of Port Elizabeth. On arrival to this magnificent location you will be met with thatched roofs, big smiles, good food, and a cold beer. Depending on your

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Tracking different deer species w/ Chris Dalton

Chris Dalton returns to Bedford – teaching his client how to track the different deer species. In this article I cast my mind back to some training that I have been doing at Garryloop over the last 12 to 14

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Covid-19 set to impact next season

Shoots around the country have debating how many birds to put down, how many days to offer and whether to shoot at all. Some shooters have suggested that the game season would effectively be cancelled in 2020-21.  Game farmers first

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The Shooting Show – Professional stalking with Chris Dalton

http://www.theshootingshow.tv http://www.eleyhawkltd.com http://www.ariat.com  http://www.basc.org.uk http://www.censdigital.com http://www.shootingshow.co.uk Muntjac and ornamental gardens don’t mix! Chris Dalton and the team are on assignment south of the border in Bedfordshire, trying to manage a muntjac population causing havoc on the estate grounds. See how they get on later in

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