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    Terriers

Terriers

Bushing and ratting with a mixed pack of Sealyhams, Patterdales and lurchers! By Scott Allan. IT had been a while since I had met up with Mr Johnson to hunt his Sealyhams so I eagerly anticipated the weekend of sport we had planned. Bushing one day and ratting the next

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    Mixed Bag

Mixed Bag

Scottish hunting proposals will ‘inevitably’ lead to the destruction of hounds By Steve Grant. DOGS used to hunt foxes on farms and estates across Scotland will ‘inevitably’ be put down under proposals to limit to two, the number permitted for pest control, a Holyrood inquiry has been warned. Ian Duncan

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    Gun Review

Gun Review

A very classy and accurate rifle… the CZ 457 At-One .22LR By Mike Powell. I’VE always thought that, over the last decade or so, CZ rifles have really come of age. I realise to say that about a company that has been manufacturing very good rifles since around 1936 is

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    Vermin Control

Vermin Control

Time to contact Crocodile Dumfries! By Walter Burnfell. WE’VE got a fox!” Auld Jock’s voice quivered as he uttered the words. He had phoned after meeting the farmer Joshua, who had seen a small fox carrying a lamb’s leg, while he was checking his stock early one morning. The fox

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    Deerstalking

Deerstalking

A magical roebuck outing By Tom Cackett. “ABSOLUTELY magical” is how I described this particular outing to my other half when I got home, despite the fact I hadn’t pulled the trigger. I’d set out on this particular June evening in search of a roebuck. It was my first attempt

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    Gundog Training

Gundog Training

Stop whistle work By Jason Mayhew. THERE are many exercises that you can do while creating an effective stop whistle. However, to begin with I use a verbal command like ‘sit’ as I may need to be softer in my approach with a young dog. I believe the whistle can

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