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Red stalking with David Barrington Barnes

As autumn brings about the height of the red stag rut, David Barrington Barnes reminds us that it is an experience never to be missed. Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images I have never been reticent in writing about the sheer

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Introducing new stalkers to roebuck

With a lightened workload ahead of the red stag season, Chris Dalton is able to enjoy the experience of introducing new stalkers to roebuck. To me, September is a slightly strange month in the stalking calendar. It is a great

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Creedmoor cull w/ Paul Childerley

Paul Childerley chances a call at the start of the rut and ends up putting his new Sako rifle in 6.5 Creedmoor to good use. Waiting for a buck to come after the first round of calling Needing some summer

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The female of the species

As another year begins, David Barrington Barnes turns his attentions to fallow doe and red hind. Credit: JMrocek / Getty Images Though New Year’s Day is not a shooting day in Scotland, I like to have a stalk on 1

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(SPONSORED) Where to shoot in the UK: The Gearach, Isle of Islay, Scotland

Islay, the famous whisky island, is also famous for its big hill red stags

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Danger buck

Credit: Wouter Marckx / Getty Images At the back end of the rut, Chris Dalton gets an opportune chance to deal with a buck that presents a danger to fruit trees and other bucks alike After the rut, things generally

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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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Preparing for the Hill

Are you heading to the Highlands for a rutting stag this autumn? Be warned, says Dominic Griffith – your lowland stalking skills will only take you so far

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September Spoils

Red, fallow, roe and even muntjac – September presents sporting opportunities like no other month, says David Barrington Barnes

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August endurance

From inclement weather to incessant phone calls, Paul Childerley endures every setback imaginable on a quest to bag a buck in the rut

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