Deerstalking

How to assess deer fertility

Deer manager Niall Rowantree is in the larder playing wildlife detective. He’s in the middle of assessing the health of the roe doe he’s just

On Test: Sako S20

Paul Childerley has been using the Sako S20 for a month and has shot more than 80 deer with it. It’s time for him to

Deer reaction to being shot

Some fall over. Some run – even though they may both have been shot in the same place. Roy Lupton is out stalking fallow for

Deer are dead, long live trees

The Scottish Government is putting public safety at risk, and wasting tens of thousands of taxpayers’ pounds littering the countryside with fencing. It has shown

Muntjac hunting secret weapon

Paul Childerley has a special call he has not revealed on Fieldsports Channel before. All of his deerstalking friends have their secret techniques, but Paul’s

Carly stalks deer in Scotland

Carly Coates promised herself she would go back to stalk deer at Glen Etive in Scotland. The estate that featured in the Harry Potter Deathly

Fabulous fallow buck cull

Like hunting bucks? Managing a herd of deer requires subtlety and the ability to make quick decisions – decisions that can have long-lasting effects (as

Sako Gamehead Pro on test on deer

  What are the best bullets for roebuck? Paul Childerley tries out Gamehead Pro cartridges from ammunition manufacturer Sako after a roebuck in the south-east

Shooting Scotland’s Goats

Here’s how to hunt feral goats in Scotland. Remember goatgate? The politicians who condemned Scottish deerstalkers for shooting goats were the same politicians who ordered

Deer: from Field to Freezer

   Jason is guiding a friend, Daniel, on his first sika deer. Sika deer were introduced to Co Wicklow in 1860 and quickly became

Norfolk muntjac stalking

Jason Doyle takes Irish friend John Foxton deerstalking in Norfolk with Henry Skeffington. They are after muntjac as a swap hunt. Henry has already come

Life with Lyme disease

Lyme disease leaves you at your wits’ end. For deerstalker Tim Pilbeam, who has been living with it for 20 years, he has given up

Scottish hind hunt

The red hind cull is underway on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula in Scotland. Niall Rowantree has Robert Sajitz of Blaser to help him shoot his cull

On Test: Ridgeline Clothing

Will O’Meara and Jason Doyle go on a two-day backpack hunt in the Wicklow Mountains in winter weather conditions. They are after sika as part

Deerstalking at last light

Cai Ap Bryn is meeting a man in a car park… Chris Dewbury from rifle, clothing and accessories distributor Blaser Sporting has come along with

Wild Muntjac Fever #1

Wild Muntjac Fever #1

Roy Lupton is out to test a theory. Can Continental driven big game hunting work in the UK? He is joined by experts from Swedish

Meat hunting in Portugal

Ever looked and a deer and felt hungry? In the latest in his series Rucksack & Rifle, Tim Pilbeam is hunting red stags for their

Stalking stags in Argyllshire

The steep hills and deep glens of the Dalness Estate in Argyllshire are the setting for Jason Doyle to take his cousin Larry out stalking

Calling Red Stags Viking Style

Cai Ap Bryn is a hunt swap. He goes to visit Johan Trygve ‘Trigger’ Solheim of the Svanøy Foundation in Norway to go deerstalking. While

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