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Sporting Rifle 173 is out NOW

Stag stalking on the hill is one of the most breathtaking and unforgettable experiences a UK deer stalker can have – and issue 173 is here to help you! We’re here to make the most of that trip to the

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Clash of cultures

A Scotsman, an Irishman, an Englishman and a Swede – it’s no joke, but the party assembled for a late-season red stag stalk at Dalness Estate. Jason Doyle tells the tale… I crack the window slightly and drink in the

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Red alert for Chris Dalton

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. The roebucks are usually starting to move

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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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Chris Dalton’s urgent call

Credit: thatadamlad / Getty Images Chris Dalton finds a ‘quiet’ week disturbed by a call to urgently control a problem stag inside planted forestry No doubt many of you enjoy having a nicely laid out plan for the week ahead

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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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The gear necessities

What do you really need to go hunting? Will O’Meara slims his kit set-up down to the absolute essentials. Where is an obsession with kit and equipment. How much more effective does it really make you? Well, it probably depends on the equipment

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Wild endeavour

Will O’Meara treks to the furthest reaches of the Wicklow Mountains in search of a lone red-sika hybrid

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Talking about stalking

One of your greatest assets in the field isn’t any piece of kit, says Will O’Meara. It’s effective dialogue and teamwork

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Testing times

Called upon to test a new tripod, Will O’Meara comes up with the toughest test conditions you can imagine: a snowbound hill stalk in Wicklow

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