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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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Irish luck

Chris Dalton crosses the Irish Sea to try his luck at a sika stag, but poor conditions threaten to end his stalk before it’s even begun

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The stag party

Far from a rowdy night out, a Highland stag stalk is all the better for being able to share it with friends, as David Barrington Barnes explains

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Preparing for the Hill

Are you heading to the Highlands for a rutting stag this autumn? Be warned, says Dominic Griffith – your lowland stalking skills will only take you so far

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The best of it

David Barrington Barnes says some of his best memories have been forged on the hill in search of a stag – but wonders if future generations will get the opportunity to do the same

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