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Head measuring with BASC

BASC’s deer officer James Sutcliffe gives us all the latest medal heads as the roebuck season gets into full swing. April saw 25 heads reach medal standard, including excellent examples of roebuck, muntjac, red, fallow and wild boar from across

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David Barrington Barnes on the Macnab

Credit: ellenamani / iStock / Getty Images With the red stag season beginning in Scotland, David Barrington Barnes remarks that it’s not all about the glorious Macnab – there are more accessible options that are just as enjoyable Most Sporting

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The Shooting Show – wild Scottish roebuck PLUS the Northern Shooting Show 2019

Stuart Wilson and shooting buddy Linford have some roe control to take care of in a remote part of south-west Scotland. To maximise their time on the ground, there’s only one thing for it: Pack the tarps and hammock and

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The off-season with David Barrington Barnes

The off-season for fallow is short, but it provides plenty of opportunities for the stalker to get ahead of the game, says David Barrington Barnes. It’s only in May, June and July – the close season for fallow deer –

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The down-under buck

April sees the beginning of the roebuck season, and as such Chris Dalton warmly welcomes an Australian client with a keen interest in roebuck stalking and management. I have found, having been an outfitter for a long time now, that you

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Stalking getaway with Paul Childerley

Getting a break from the constant demands of being a gamekeeper, Paul Childerley heads out for an evening of much-needed R&R: rifle and roebucks. I set off on a sunny afternoon in May to try my luck on a roebuck and

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The White Horse buck with Paul Childerley

The rolling hills of Wiltshire provide fertile ground for Paul Childerley to stalk an opportune roebuck. During a Shooter King photo shoot, Mark Bellamy, my fellow ambassador (and model) for the brand, invited me to hunt at one of his

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Sporting Rifle 166 is on sale now!

April means only one thing in the sporting calendar: It’s the roebuck season, and as always we’re here to help you prepare for it, get the right kit and avoid the dreaded buck fever. First, we’re out with Paul Childerley

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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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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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