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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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Government response backs BASC work on invasive species

The Government’s response to its invasive alien species consultation aligns fully with BASC’s dedicated work to manage species such as the grey squirrel, muntjac and Egyptian goose. The Government’s aims outlined in their response are to control any current wild

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Tracking different deer species w/ Chris Dalton

Chris Dalton returns to Bedford – teaching his client how to track the different deer species. In this article I cast my mind back to some training that I have been doing at Garryloop over the last 12 to 14

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Hunting in the Eastern Cape

Joe Barton of ATN gets the chance to use the company’s state-of-the-art scopes on a safari trip to the Eastern Cape, courtesy of RWI. Want to book your own hunt at Olivewoods? Contact Real World Hunting on 01432 800445 or

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Muntjac Symposium gathers to manage invasive species

Deer experts from all over the UK are gathering at Newcastle University to review the status of the non-native muntjac deer and to plan how to keep the North of England and Scotland free of muntjac. The small, Chinese muntjac

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Stalking debutant

Paul Childerley meets Imogen – who has never stalked before and doesn’t even eat meat – and gives her a sporting introduction on his favoured species, the Chinese water deer I’ve always been one for promoting and bringing in new

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Day one w/ Paul Childerley

The date is 1st August, and Paul Childerley is setting out after a roebuck but ends up pursuing an entirely different species of deer… The opening day of the fallow season, 1 August, and I’d arranged to meet my buddy

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Red alert for Chris Dalton

Photo: Justus de Cuveland / Getty Images Amid a busy September for Chris Dalton, he finds time to take an American visitor out for a roebuck – or an opportune red stag. September can be a mixed bag for us.

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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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Uncertain Origins

Editor Pete Carr charts the history of the roe deer in the UK, from the rapid post-war population explosion back to near extinction at the turn of the 19th century

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