Pete Carr

Stalking essentials, as chosen by our contributors (part 4)

This is our fourth and final part in the stalking essentials series, as chosen by Sporting Rifle’s contributors. Last time, we heard from Byron Pace regarding essential mountain hunting gear, and in our final bumper part, we have picks from

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TSS From the Archives: Behind the scenes at Eley Hawk

Eley Hawk’s VIP Steel Pro Eco Wad has been shortlisted at the second annual Great British Shooting Awards in the Shotgun Ammo of the Year category, and in this week’s From the Archives, we go back to 2018 and re-live

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The Shooting Show – first game day of the season at Burton Agnes

With the pheasant season under way for 2019/20, we’ve assembled The Shooting Show’s crack team of guns at Burton Agnes estate for a mid-October shoot. We follow director Pete as he stokes up his Browning shotgun for the first time

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Sporting Rifle 174 is out NOW

November brings possibly the biggest change of seasons in the whole year, as roebucks go out of season and females of the roe, red, fallow and sika species all come in, as well as Chinese water deer of both sexes.

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Pete Carr’s ultimate challenge

Pete Carr takes on what must be the most difficult sporting endeavour the Highlands have to offer: the Macnab Credit: Dgwildlife / iStock / Getty Images Plus I have spent a significant part of my shooting career north of the

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From the Archives: problem red stag control in the Highlands

It’s time for From the Archives, and this year we’re heading back to October 2018, just as the nights were beginning to draw in for another cold winter. Presenter Pete and the entire Shooting Show team are up in Glen

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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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Clash of cultures

A Scotsman, an Irishman, an Englishman and a Swede – it’s no joke, but the party assembled for a late-season red stag stalk at Dalness Estate. Jason Doyle tells the tale… I crack the window slightly and drink in the

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The doe imperative

Credit: Arterra Picture Library / Alamy Stock Photo As the autumn nights get closer, soon we will turn our attentions to the doe cull. And as such we are looking back at Editor-in-chief Pete Carr’s considerations on selection and methods

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From the Archives: Early season driven grouse on Farndale Moor

The grouse season is in full swing here in 2019, but for From the Archives, we’re taking you back to 2017 to revisit how director Pete Carr got on during a day of driven grouse. We’ve assembled the crack shots

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