Peter Carr

Inland fowling

Pete Carr and the local landowner reap the benefits of a carefully fed and managed flight pond close to the Holderness coast The foreshore of course is the wildest place to engage true wildfowl, and it is here on the

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Gold Rush

Peter Carr travelled to the Solway to discover that sometimes there’s a pot of gold at the end of even the most unpromising of rainbows Most Golden Plover shot in Scotland end up in the game bag as interesting incidentals

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Public perception

Editor in chief Pete Carr looks at the YouTube phenomenon, and the responsibility of posting ethical shooting content on line.   You might remember internet TV wildlife presenter Melissa Bachman – who presents American hunting show Winchester Deadly Passion – posted

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Posted in Viewpoint

Act now to save general licences

If you haven’t got the time to read this article in full, here is the short version: before you do anything else, grab your phone and send an email to wildlife.consultation@naturalengland.org.uk stating that you are a gamekeeper, that the General

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Posted in News

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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Going Stag

Predator doffs his deerstalker and steps up to his soapbox on the subject of what can be a nice little moneymaker for keepers out of season. The problem, says my old buddy and Inverness-shire grouse and stalking agent Lachie Smith,

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Media Savvy

Editor Peter Carr shares his views on the year just gone and looks to the future of shooting sports in the media. Well, here’s looking forward to a much better year in 2011. A goodly number of grouse shoots will

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