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The Shooting Show – More Red Stags at Kinnaird with Chris Dalton

This week in The Shooting Show we are back at Kinnaird Estate, primarily checking over a large area which will be planted under a forest creation scheme. Work on the initial ground preparation should have been underway months ago however

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Early season stalking with Will O’Meara

As Will O’Meara gears up for early season stalking in Ireland, he suggests his top tips for getting ahead of the game. Some preseason checks should help avoid disaster On some parts of the world, hunting is a year-round activity.

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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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Mike Powell’s report on fox populations

Mike Powell provides a report on fox populations, and his own exploits, in winter 2019. Credit: Michael Breuer / Getty Images As far this winter’s foxing has been concerned, the headline news is that we took above average numbers here.

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North York Moors economy benefits from good grouse season

There were over 6,500 days of seasonal employment provided in the North York Moors during the grouse season. The local North York Moors community is reflecting on what has been a successful grouse season (Aug 12 –Dec 10), with most estates having

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Raptor persecution must stop now, says BASC chairman

BASC’s chairman has delivered a clear warning of the impact of raptor persecution in an end of season address. Eoghan Cameron said the illegal killing of birds of prey continues to “rear its ugly head” and that those committing such

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When the going gets tough…

Will O’Meara reveals the gear he really relies on during the winter when conditions turn against him Deer hunting season, in my neck of the woods, runs from the start of September to the end of February. September hunting conjures

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Frisky foxes

Fox mating season is upon us, and seasoned foxer Mike Powell shows you how to make the most of it Credit: mlorenzphotography / Getty Images With one or two exceptions, most forms of live quarry shooting involve seasons. Some of

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Mike Powell’s tips on dealing with longer days

Credit: Dgwildlife / Getty Images As the year moves on and the days get longer, how do you adapt your foxing tactics to suit the season? Mike Powell has the answers… As time passes and spring moves inexorably into early

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The Shooting Show – last-minute roe doe stalk on 30 March

  The roebuck season may have begun, but there’s still time for us to bring you a final roe doe stalk from the back end of March. Pete and Stuart are out on the penultimate day of the season, with

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