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More stalking recommended in Scotland

A new report on Scotland’s deer populations has called for a “hardened” approach to deer stalking, incorporating higher cull targets and more rural stalking jobs. The report comes ahead of an official Scottish Government-commissioned review of deer management, which is

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Werritty report brings uncertainty

A government-led review of grouse moor management stopped short of recommending a ban on driven grouse shooting – but rural groups warn it could still lead to ‘seismic’ change for grouse moors in Scotland.  The Werritty Review, which has now

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How to stay safe when solo stalking using Trackplot

Trackplot is a complete lone worker monitoring solution offering a range of communication methods

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The Shooting Show – hind stalking and gralloching in a gale

Chris Dalton heads out on the Kinnaird Estate with a hind in mind. He’s got to get his hind cull going for the winter and this is a good opportunity to get one. But the weather, which started off so

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Mixed views on wildlife sentences

Scotland’s plans to toughen up on wildlife crime have come under scrutiny at a round-table discussion in Holyrood. Credit: Wikimedia / Klaus with K The proposals, made as part of the Animals and Wildlife (Protections, Penalties and Powers) (Scotland) Bill,

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The Shooting Show – last stag stalk of the season with Chris Dalton

Back in October, Chris Dalton has a last-minute red stag stalk to take care of, with one left to complete his cull quota and just a couple of days to do it in. On a solo stalk on the Kinnaird

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Good red deer results in Scotland

Scotland’s upland Deer Management Groups (DMGs) have been assessed for the third time in six years. Representatives of the sector are confident that the review will show good progress and recognise its significant contribution to the environment.  Richard Cooke, Chairman

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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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The Shooting Show – cull stag double with Stuart Wilson

It’s the first day of the red stag season in Scotland, and to mark the occasion we bring you a stag stalk we filmed north of the border last year. Normally situated behind the Shooting Show camera, Stuart Wilson steps

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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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