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Fallow in the frost

David Barrington Barnes on the challenges, opportunities and quirks that hunting in November presents Credit: Getty Images No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, no comfortable feel in any member, no shade, no shine, no butterflies, no bees, no fruits,

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Living the high life

Mark Ripley gets crafty and shows you how to build a high seat of your own Shooting from a high seat not only gives you a better view out of the usual line of sight of your quarry, it also

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Sporting Rifle 173 is out NOW

Stag stalking on the hill is one of the most breathtaking and unforgettable experiences a UK deer stalker can have – and issue 173 is here to help you! We’re here to make the most of that trip to the

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Buck calling 101

Credit:JMrocek / Getty Images Bring them running in with Stuart Wilson’s guide to the basics of roebuck calling Watching foxes run in to a distress call when the conditions are right is very exciting, and this can prove useful all

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Long days, long nights

Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images One of the most dangerous times for fox raids also makes for a productive time for the fox shooter, finds Mark Ripley I watched patiently as the machines worked the fields in a clearly well-practised

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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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