How to call in roebuck in the rut

It’s a textbook demonstration of how effective a call can be during the roe deer rut. We are on a estate in Hampshire which hasn’t been touched for a few seasons in the hope of bringing in a big buck. The does are particularly receptive and they come back time and time again to play […]

Fieldsports Britain – Grouse prospects and roebuck calling, episode 89

Fieldsports Britain – Grouse prospects and roebuck calling

Just two days away from the grouse season, we have the prospects for shooting in Scotland and England. We talk to Lindsay Waddell and Ed Bromet. It’s also the height of the roebuck rut. We’re out calling them in Somerset with Dirk Waltmann of German hunting magazine Pirsch and stalker Leo Naylor. Meanwhile, the legend […]

Chatsworth wins Countryside Alliance award

HG The Duke of Devonshire explains why his home, Chatsworth, has won the 2011 Countryside Alliance lifetime achievement award. This item first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 89. To watch the whole show go to


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