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    King Charles III

King Charles III

His Majesty King Charles III – A prince in the countryside By Nigel Housden. AS our country moves into a completely new era of Royal Sovereign, from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to His Majesty King Charles III, there is an inevitability that our minds will drift off into recollections

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    Pigeon Shooting

Pigeon Shooting

The importance of a tree to a successful day’s shooting By Adam Hart. SOMETIMES in pigeon shooting a well-positioned tree can make or break a day. The appeal of shaded branches and leafy safety can be a major draw for pigeons, particularly if they aren’t overly keen on feeding on

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    Lurchers

Lurchers

That first autumn session on the lamp By Penny Taylor. THERE is something special about the first lamping session of the year. We have biked and run the dogs for weeks and they’re bouncing, raring to set foot on those fields that have been out of bounds all year. The

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    Pest Control

Pest Control

Relief for the countryside… rain finally returns! By The Old Keeper. THE title of this piece refers, of course, to the breaking of the severe drought conditions that seem to have been with us for a very long time. As is always the case in situations like this, it never

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    Mixed Bag

Mixed Bag

Encouraging the green, green grass to grow By Stuart Farr. In many sporting-related settings – including shooting – we often talk about grassroots. The term is commonly used to describe how we identify, gather and nurture the potential champions of the future, through the early stages of their participation in

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    Grouse Shooting

Grouse Shooting

Two very tiring but enjoyable days By David Hudson. OUR first day shooting grouse this year ended when we drove home through monsoon rain. It cleared up a bit overnight but as we headed north first thing the next morning the rain started again and continued until we stopped for

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