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Orkney onslaught

Between gale-force winds, blizzards and driving rain, James Marchington and Gary Green catch some extreme wildfowling opportunities on Orkney We are on Orkney, a remarkable group of islands 10 miles off the northern tip of Scotland. The isles have strong

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The Fife life

Simon Everett is guided onto the geese in Fife by goose guru Alan Croston for a golden sunrise flight. There is a different kind of magic about decoying geese in the first few hours of daylight. Keeping low in the

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Waiting it out

Byron Pace joins David Virtue once more for a filming foray at the geese, but despite David’s sterling reputation to predict their location, will the birds evade him? The New Year had come and gone, and it was hard to

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Black Powder Goose flight

Byron Pace heads north of the border, where rough shooting expert David Virtue has lined up a goose flight for a very special gun As a youngster I have to admit my goose shooting success was fairly poor to say

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Firth wildfowling

Robin Rolfe explains his fowling passion for the northern firths and bays Popular since Victorian times, the waters around Scotland throng with waterfowl of all species, augmented in winter by hordes of migrants from northern Europe. The advent of a fast

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Major Hesketh Hesketh-Prichard DSO MC

Editor Peter Carr looks back at the remarkable life of an Edwardian hunter conservationist who was the great-grandfather of Fieldsports Channel presenter Charlie Jacoby Hesketh-Prichard was a hunter, explorer, cricketer, author and soldier. As a club land author he found

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Gale-force geese

Coming up against stormy skies and vast numbers of geese, James Marchington and Gary Green experience an unforgettable wildfowling visit to Orkney As the first hint of light appears in the steely blue-grey sky, we are already in position lying flat

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Beet and Geese

Glynn Evans looks at the benefits farm crops can bring to both released and wild game, and the drives and flights that can result    For many pheasant shoots a reasonable amount of woodland is usually a prerequisite, but in

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