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What are the essentials of a hunting kit?

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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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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Using gundogs to track stags

While tracking red stags with two American clients at Kinnaird, Chris Dalton needs a little help from man’s best friend. October, as you would imagine, sees me at Kinnaird Estate in Perthshire, stalking red deer in the rut; a significant

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Rifle training tips from Will O’Meara

Will O’Meara has been using the Covid-19 restrictions as the ideal opportunity to lock down on his training. Will O’Meara has been using the Covid-19 restrictions as the ideal opportunity to lock down on his training. Obstacles are opportunities. Every

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Deer Hunting: Unexpected Results w/ Chris Dalton

When it comes to deer hunting, June is often a quieter month on the roe front for us; in fact it’s quieter in general. Credit: James Warwick / Getty Images This isn’t because we have less deer hunting enquiries but

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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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Pete Carr’s ultimate challenge

Pete Carr takes on what must be the most difficult sporting endeavour the Highlands have to offer: the Macnab Credit: Dgwildlife / iStock / Getty Images Plus I have spent a significant part of my shooting career north of the

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From the Archives: problem red stag control in the Highlands

It’s time for From the Archives, and this year we’re heading back to October 2018, just as the nights were beginning to draw in for another cold winter. Presenter Pete and the entire Shooting Show team are up in Glen

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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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