Deer Management

“We live in a time when the solution to conservation is the abdication of responsibility & activity... the belief that nature can restore itself”

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Deer

Niall Rowantree looks at Scottish deer management & its sometimes exaggerated role in achieving environmental objectives

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Management

Should deer managers rely on the month of March to complete their doe cull, or is it best left as a back-up plan? Tim Weston finds out

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Deer

Linda Rayner has vast experience of managing deer; she advises leaving the rifle at home, and spending more time watching deer behaviour to hunt better

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Deer

Jon Tooher provides information on gear for deer hunting, stalking advice and tips, campsite hunting locations and more in his guide to woodland deer stalking

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Deer

Niall Rowantree takes us on a venison-themed history trip, from the hunter gathers’ first taste to the current crisis the venison market finds itself in

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Management

Alex Hatton explores the issue of hunting imagery, and asks how we can better communicate the whole story of the hunt if we do choose to share our photos with the wider world

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Hunting

Deer stalking in the rut!

Friday, October 16, 2020

Owen Beardsmore of Cervus-UK lists the essential skills that will help bag a buck in the rut, while recounting some of his most memorable outings...

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Deer

Why we shoot deer - Part 1

Friday, September 18, 2020

In the first of a 4-part series on why we shoot deer, Niall Rowantree looks at the cultural and political landscape surrounding deer management in the Highlands

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Management

There’s more to deer stalking than just spotting the animals! Knowing how to identify deer signs is also vital to success; Tim Weston tells us how...

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Q&A

Emily Damment takes a closer look at why we keep hunting trophies, and why sensible discussion of trophy hunting conservaton benefits is so often clouded by pure hysteria

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Deer

This venison casserole recipe is so easy to chuck together and makes the perfect week-night family meal - healthy, hearty, and full of goodness!

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