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    Mixed bag

Mixed bag

New to the game By Wilf Wilks. ALTHOUGH the Glorious Twelfth will have passed by the time this article appears, it is an important time marker for those of us who are involved in harvesting game. Every year there are those who are new to shooting and, even though it

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    Game Rearing

Game Rearing

Good housekeeping for gamekeeping success By Jack Hughes. HAVING written the occasional article for this publication for more than 20 years, I apologise to long-time readers if I have touched on this subject before, but it is of crucial importance in gamekeeping and is worth revisiting again. If you asked

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    Pigeon Shooting

Pigeon Shooting

Everything falls into place for red-letter day’s shooting By Adam Hart. TWO birds approached low over the golden stubble, flashing their wing bars into the wind as they approached the decoys. Letting the first land, I shot the second as it came in, and then locked back onto the first

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    Terriers

Terriers

The skill of working terriers in teams by Colonel David Hancock. I HAVE long admired terrier fanciers who have managed to get a team of terriers to hunt their prey rather than each other! So many terriers are ultra-competitive, a bit feisty with other dogs and often deaf to all

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    Wildfowling

Wildfowling

Something to suit everyone with Alde & Ore Wildfowlers By Graham Downing. IN summer, the coast around Aldeburgh is busy with holidaymakers. Families throng the beaches and classical music addicts descend in their droves upon the internationally-renowned Snape Maltings concert hall for the annual Aldeburgh Festival. In winter, though, this

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    Lurchers

Lurchers

Commonsense in working lurchers By John Glover. AT 60 years of age I’ve been around running dogs a long time and been privileged enough to know some excellent all-round dogs, both pre-Hunting Act ban and now. The one overriding quality factor all these dogs have possessed is commonsense, a skill

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