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Tools for the hill

Picking a rifle to serve you well on a hind stalk is no easy task – but Byron Pace has some pointers to help you get it right. Choosing the right rifle is always going to be hard. Whether it

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The female of the species

As another year begins, David Barrington Barnes turns his attentions to fallow doe and red hind. Credit: JMrocek / Getty Images Though New Year’s Day is not a shooting day in Scotland, I like to have a stalk on 1

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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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Under the turbines with Chris Dalton

Accompanied by canine charge Zosia, GBSA shortlisted Chris Dalton takes a rare opportunity to stalk solo in a wind farm that’s open to him for just three days. Chris Dalton has been nominated for Pro Stalker of the Year at

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Stalking essentials, as chosen by our contributors (part 3)

This is part three in our four part series of essential gear, as chosen by our Sporting Rifle contributors. Yesterday we hard from Paul Childerley on lowland stalking. This time it’s the turn of Byron Pace to give us the

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January blanks

There’s no month like January when it comes to returning from the stalk with an ‘empty saddle’, remarks David Barrington Barnes Credit: Giedrius Stakauskas / EyeEm / Getty Images In sport, a drawn game provides little satisfaction to players and

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The Shooting Show – first-day red hind stalk with Chris Dalton

We’ve been busy filming and editing to bring you a red hind stalk just a couple of weeks after the season opens in Scotland. In fact, we join Chris Dalton on the very first day, as he heads out on

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Safari Surprises w/ Daryl Crimp

On a safari trip with hunting buddy Grant, Daryl Crimp remarks that Africa never gives you what you expect but always gives you a reason to return It had been a long stalk, the dust of the bushveld coating my

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Stalking experience

On a perfect day’s stalking on the hill, David Barrington Barnes comes to appreciate that a successful stalk is the combination of all kinds of tactical plans and decisions A Scottish Red Deer stag standing alert, looking directly at 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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