Food on tap

We use plastic hoppers filled with wheat to feed and attract game on our shoot, how often do we need to check and refill them?

Shooting and Rural Organisations

Shooting and Rural Organisations

British Association for Shooting and Conservation www.basc.org.uk British Deer Society www.bds.org.uk British Shooting Sports Council www.bssc.org.uk Clay Pigeon Shooting Association www.cpsa.co.uk Country Land and Business Association www.cla.org.uk Countryside Alliance www.countryside-alliance.org Gun Trade Association www.guntradeassociation.co.uk National Gamekeepers’ Organisation www.nationalgamekeepers.org.uk National Organisation of Beaters and Pickers up www.nobs.org.uk National Rifle Association www.nra.org.uk …

Conservation bodies

Conservation bodies

Countryside Restoration Trust www.livingcountryside.org.uk Game Conservancy Trust www.gct.org.uk Heather Trust www.heathertrust.co.uk Moorland Association www.moorlandassociation.org Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust www.wwt.org.uk

Detecting deer damage

Detecting deer damage

There is an element of detection work in being a successful stalker, says Richard Prior, since the cause of woodland damage and when it was done is not always clear

Choosing a calibre

Choosing a calibre

I am a keen deerstalker and use a Sako .243. I intend to invest in another rifle with a larger calibre and was thinking of .270, 30-06 or .308. I want it for red deer, the odd fallow and hunting trips abroad. What calibre would you suggest?

September Game Fairs and Shows

September Game Fairs and Shows

2 KEIGHLEY SHOW Marley Fields, Keighley, West Yorkshire, tel (01535) 645074. 2 MORETON-IN-MARSH SHOW Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, tel (01608) 651908. 2 KINGSBRIDGE SHOW Borough Farm, one mile north of Kingsbridge on the A381, Devon, tel (01548) 521406. 2 ALRESFORD SHOW Tichborne Park, Alresford, Hampshire, tel (01962) 738748. …

August Game Fairs and Shows

August Game Fairs and Shows

2 CARTMEL SHOW Cartmel Park, Cumbria, tel (01539) 722777. 2 NORTH DEVON SHOW Belle Vue Aerodrome, Huntshaw Cross, Devon, tel (0870) 3006327. 9 THORNTON-LE-DALE SHOW Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire, tel (01751) 476500 2-3 BAKEWELL SHOW Bakewell Showground, Derbyshire, tel (01629) 812736. 3 HONITON SHOW Honiton, Devon,…