stalkers

Early season stalking with Chris Dalton

The summer scorcher of 2019 meant a frantic roe rut – Chris Dalton recalls his most memorable early season stalk. The roe rut: for someone like me who spends most of his time either hunting or monitoring this magical deer,

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Covid-19 set to impact next season

Shoots around the country have debating how many birds to put down, how many days to offer and whether to shoot at all. Some shooters have suggested that the game season would effectively be cancelled in 2020-21.  Game farmers first

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Stalking kit: The essentials

Whether you’re in need a knife or short on sticks, here’s all the gear you need to stock up on ahead of this year’s rut. Leupold BX-5 Santiam A real top-end set of binos from Leupold, the BX-5s are designed

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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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Ask the experts

Our team of experts solves five more of your burning questions, from calibres to cleaning. Got a question? Then Contact: colin.fallon@futurenet.com or post your question to: Sporting Rifle, Future Publishing Ltd, Units 1-3, Sugarbrook Court, Aston Road, Bromsgrove B60 3EX.

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Is this the perfect rifle rest system?

Have Wicked Lights engineered the perfect rifle rest system? Mike Powell reckons they might have done just that as he tests the Rekon sticks on a foxing mission. Rifle rest of one sort or another is an essential item, even

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Ultimate stalking gear (part 1)

From suits to sticks, cartridges to cameras – we’ve got everything you need to survive stalks and have happy hunts throughout the season, here is part 1. Lars Fält knife A sturdy bushcraft knife from Casström developed with renowned wilderness

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Lessons learned

Everything doesn’t always go according to plan on a hunt. Will O’Meara recalls two key mistakes he made in the field, and explains what all stalkers can learn from them

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Scottish venison safety campaign

The Scottish Venison Partnership has linked up with Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and Scottish Quality Wild Venison (SQWV) to launch a new campaign to remind stalkers to take the greatest care and attention when putting venison into the food chain.

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Head Start

Respected trophy measurer Dominic Griffiths looks forward to a new buck season, and defines the difference between typical and non-typical heads

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