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Kenyon’s the man to back fieldsports in Somerset

Former BASC and BDS man David Kenyon is running for a top police job in Avon and Somerset

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NEW! The Shooting Show – red stag stalking at the start of the rut

Few experiences beat hearing the magical sound of stags in the roar for the first time – so we’ve tracked down someone who’s never heard them before. Andy Powell is a keen shooter but novice hill-stalker – we deck him

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The Shooting Show – deer stalking masterclass with Jason Doyle

Irish sika stalking expert Jason Doyle brings you the lowdown on the concept of maximum point-blank range. Not sure? How about this: Never having to alter the point of aim on deer anywhere from 130 to 250 yards. It could

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NEW! The Shooting Show – Glen Etive stags with a first-time stalker

Glen Etive is the scenic setting for double bass maker and keen shooter George ‘Turkish’ Martin’s first red stag stalk. With keeper Mark Shone leading him out for three successive days, and with top kit from Deerhunter, RWS and Swarovski

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Stalking success

Stalking organisations in the North West united to raise funds for charity at a deerstalking open evening at Malmo Guns near Lancaster. Stalking enthusiasts attended the event in droves and helped to raise £3,100 for two charities: North West Air Ambulance

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Deer data from BASC

BASC has published another infographic clearly detailing the value of shooting – this time, covering data about deer in the UK. Highlighting key facts about deer stalking and the rising deer population in the UK, the infographic is the sixth of

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Stalk this way

A new study has been released by scientific journal PLOS ONE on deer welfare during shooting.

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BASC is recruiting!

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has announced two new job vacancies. GAME AND GAMEKEEPING OFFICER (one post) and DEER OFFICER (one post) BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of over

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The real crime is, they’re getting away with it

Editor-in-chief Peter Carr blasts poachers of all persuasions – and says a co-ordinated fight back is required to make the authorities sit up and take notice How many cases of deer poaching would you guess are reported each year? Would

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Deer dates

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation has announced new dates for deer stalking on the Isle of Arran as part of the Isle of Arran Deer Management Scheme, which provides a follow-up experience for BASC members that have completed

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