Traditional country pursuits reimagined for a modern world
From muntjac and red deer to Spanish ibex, Cape buffalo, foxhunting and falconry...
The speed, the beauty, the deadly demeanour – a day out hawking leaves Will Pocklington in awe of one of nature's most formidable predators.
Hunting, whether on a pony or on foot, provides children with so much more than fresh air and exercise.
James Purdy & Sons’ latest bolt-action rifle combines classic good looks and world-class craftsmanship with astonishing performance.
President of Hornady Ammunition, Steve Hornady, shares his views on the perfect all-round calibre for deer stalking in the UK.
Accuracy is only part of the equation when it comes to choosing the right stalking ammunition.
Is one of the UK’s most popular stalking calibres the best choice available for a single-rifle owner?
Modern technology is no substitute for good fieldcraft and marksmanship.
Moderators are now commonplace on stalking rifles, and for good reason, too. But it is important to consider carefully which will best suit your rifle and the type of shooting you do.
Considering the key components of straight shooting from a range of positions applicable to real stalking situations, with the help of Corinium Rifle Range.
We outline some of the most common quandaries among those just beginning their journey into deer stalking, starting with where to learn, Firearms Certificate application and a basic rundown on kit, with the help of Corinium Rifle Range.
Forestry Commission wildlife ranger Glen Boxall has an extraordinary talent for calling roe deer. He explains how it works and shares some of his top tips for success.
Setting his mind to a seemingly impossible task, Simon K. Barr endures the most gruelling hunting experience of his life as he goes in pursuit of Himalayan blue sheep – an enriching adventure he will look back on for the rest of his life.
In search of true adventure, treading where few have been before, Simon K. Barr battles with a merciless lack of oxygen and the unforgiving terrain of the Himalayas in pursuit of one of the highest-living quarry species on the planet.
In hunting, the outcome doesn’t determine the substance of the experience, it is just one detail of it, says Lady Katie Percy, as she reflects on her own experiences and considers the myriad other fulfilling factors.
What is the ultimate sporting achievement? Does it really get any better than completing a Macnab? Where better to find our first hand than Tulchan of Glenisla?
To the Mecca of trophy red stags, southeast Bulgaria, for the hunt of a lifetime.
Fascinating, difficult, elusive, sustainable and offering endless variety, the spiral-horned antelope species are incomparable – even in the hunting lands against which all others are measured.
Whilst factory ammunition provides perfectly acceptable accuracy when teamed with the correct rifle and enough practice, hand-loading your own can be both advantageous and rewarding.
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