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The Shooting Show: From the Archives – roebuck stalking with a newcomer

Welcome to the latest edition of The Shooting Show: From the Archives! In this week’s episode, we look ahead to the 2019 roe rut by taking you back to highlights from the 2017 season. Pete and Stuart welcome a team

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First steps in the field

As the opening of the roebuck season draws close, David Barrington Barnes recalls his first ever stalks after the UK’s most beloved deer species. If ever I had any doubts about becoming a deer stalker, these were dispelled by my

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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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Ask the experts: Collaborative culling?

I’d like to organise a collaborative culling day on my ground this winter. Is it a good idea?

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Height advantage

At this time of year, with game shoots starting up, high seat foxing is often the best method to pursue, says Robert Bucknell

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Anatolian adventure

Roebuck are a popular quarry in many European countries, but not many hunters travel to Asia to engage the species. Thomas Nissen joins one hunter who did

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WATCH: Roebuck stalking with night vision

Stuart Wilson is joined in the high seat by newcomer Linford, who’s shot his first rabbits and foxes with Stuart and is now ready to try for a buck.

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The Five-Shot Roebuck

Thomas Lindy Nissen eventually gets the buck – and a hard lesson in the importance of knowing your gear inside out before taking it to the field

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Small deer, great pleasure

David Barrington Barnes rescues a blank outing with an opportunistic shot on a muntjac buck that provides a welcome reminder of the benefits of good practice I felt my way into the high seat at the back of Park Wood

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Hide on a high

After careful consideration, Robert Bucknell has found the ideal location for a foxing hide. Now, he just needs to build it

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