How to get close to the big wild boar of the Sologne region of France? Tim Pilbeam has packed his rucksack and rifle, and is out with French stalker JP Bourgneuf of They get close – but it’s hard to tell what sex the animals are. At last, they find a big one and it’s male. Now it is just up to Tim…

▶ To go hunting with JP and Désirée, visit
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▶ For more about Steyr’s rifles, go to
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This film was first shown in Fieldsports Britain episode 433.  To watch the whole show go to

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