Graham Downing is a lifelong field sportsman. A keen rough-shooter since his early teens, he is both an active game shooter and a passionate wildfowler and deer stalker. Graham hunts waterfowl ...
Montag 13 Mai
The swings of fortune
One of the most gripping aspects of deer stalking is the way in which fortune can swing first one way, then the other and then back again many times over the course of a single hunting trip. That is never more so than when you are stalking muntjac, undoubtedly one of the most challenging quarry animals ...
Mittwoch 30 Januar
Woodcock in Pembrokeshire
For those who enjoy hunting truly wild game, there can be few other birds as exciting or as unpredictable to hunt than the woodcock. Arriving in its winter haunts as if by magic a few days after the full moon, staying in particular locations for weeks or moving on after just a couple of days, the ...
Donnerstag 10 Mai
Yeswehunt Monteria 11-12 February 2012
‘Yeswehunt enables keen hunters from across Europe to get together and share the different national traditions of our sport.’ That was the proposition which was made when our website was first set up, and over the four days of 10-13 February 2012, the organisation proved that it did exactly what it said on the tin. Twenty ...
Dienstag 27 März
Am I the only one who has a soft spot for the little muntjac? Everybody seems to hate it, whether they are a farmer, forester, gardener or gamekeeper.
Donnerstag 16 Februar
It has been a rather unusual hunting season for me. Writing this in mid January, the temperature outside is in double figures and daytime temperatures have not been much below that for the whole of the winter. The consequence is that migratory birds such as wildfowl and waders have been notable for their absence. Estuaries which ...
Donnerstag 9 Februar
Say hello to these two little guys! Here are Teal and Wigeon, our two new Labrador puppies, just 19 weeks old and full of fun. My old bitch, Pintail, is now 11 years old, so it’s really time that I have a new puppy to bring on for the time when the old girl is no ...
Sonntag 4 Dezember
Driven partridges at Glemham
Partridge shooting in England is usually associated with crisp autumn mornings when there is a chill in the air, a heavy dew on the grass and maybe a fine day to come later. But this autumn has been a bit different. When I arrived at Glemham Hall on 30 th September for my first day’s partridge ...
Donnerstag 31 März
Five days of hunting
One of the drawbacks to hunting at this time of year is that dusk and dawn are now so close together that there is very little time in which to sleep.
Mittwoch 1 Dezember
Hard weather fowling
Hard weather is something which the wildfowler always looks forward to, but which is usually a rare commodity in the south of England.
Dienstag 24 August
The Glorious Twelfth
If there’s one date in the British shooting calendar of which everyone has heard, it is the 12 th of August, the ‘Glorious Twelfth’ on which the season opens for red grouse. This is one of the few occasions when game shooting leaps from the pages of the specialist sporting press into the national media. There ...
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