Niall Rowantree and Dr Cathy Mayne go hindstalking with heavy hearts. They have to help bring down deer numbers so that Scottish landowners can plant trees. But is this mania for treeplanting self-defeating? Cathy looks at the science and Niall tells the story from a deer manager’s perspective.
More from Niall here:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0QSSuIxfIc Will thermal optics revolutionise deerstalking? Deer manager Niall Rowantree has his doubts, as he explains on the range, showing off his ideal set-up for
www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDp6t3Kgo_s Niall Rowantree is in Swedish Lapland to shoot capercaillie over Finnish spitz. Plus he tries out a Blaser D99 drilling in 7×57, and he