Roebuck Everywhere

A morning walk-around with a rifle at the start of the roebuck season in Somerset reveals how many animals there are to cull for farmer Ashley Vellacott. As well as knocking over a ‘freezer filler’, he explains why deer hunting and sheep farming are what produce England’s most beautiful countryside. Ashley uses: Browning X-bolt in […]

Fieldsports Britain – Crow Goes Ape

Andy Crow is climbing trees to put out his pigeon decoys. It is all part of his strategy shooting pigeons that are coming in to his spring drillings. After going all King Kong, he climbs down and puts in a good few hours shooting to build a bag of 67. Meanwhile, the new roebuck season […]


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