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Happy days on the hill

David Barrington Barnes writes in praise of hill stalkers, those hardy types who put up with everything in the name of giving the visiting rifle a true Highland experience On receiving instructions to take a guest of unpromising appearance to

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The calibre hunter

Sometimes cartridges are ahead of their time. That was certainly true with the .244 H&H, remarks Byron Pace. Historically, cartridge development has gone through phases, which inevitably return again decades later, whether that be smaller and faster or bigger and

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SPONSORED: See Nomad clothing at the British Shooting Show

Designed in The Highlands, made in Europe, with British technology, and sold worldwide – see Nomad clothing at the British Shooting Show.

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NEW! The Shooting Show – red stag stalking at the start of the rut

Few experiences beat hearing the magical sound of stags in the roar for the first time – so we’ve tracked down someone who’s never heard them before. Andy Powell is a keen shooter but novice hill-stalker – we deck him

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NEW! The Shooting Show – Glen Etive stags with a first-time stalker

Glen Etive is the scenic setting for double bass maker and keen shooter George ‘Turkish’ Martin’s first red stag stalk. With keeper Mark Shone leading him out for three successive days, and with top kit from Deerhunter, RWS and Swarovski

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Calling all bucks

Following the advice of sporting author Col. Fred Chapman, David Barrington Barnes tries his hand at calling muntjac

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Be careful what you wish for

A sudden bout of heavy snowfall spells trouble for Highland stalker Andy Malcolm as he and a friend try to stalk into a herd of red hinds

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Feeding time

Highland stalker Davy Thomas stresses the importance of proper wildlife management, concentrating on the benefits of feeding deer

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Fortuitous stag

Sporting Rifle’s Nick Latus heads to the hills with wife in tow to kindle her interest in Scotland’s finest sporting pursuit and secures an opportune 10-pointer

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Dog tired

Grouse keeper Andy Malcolm discusses denning tactics on the open hill when his precious feathered charges are most vulnerable to vulpine attention On 15 April each year, I start to lose those few marbles I still possess. Keys and phones

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