Deer Impact – Why is it important to Understand?

As a land owner, estate manager or deer stalker it is important to understand what impact the wildlife on your land is having, both negative and positive. Habitat impact assessment may be new and unfamiliar to some land managers but that does not mean that they are not a valuable thing to undertake and one [...]

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A Summer Hunting Glove

Ironclad is a name that may be familiar to those who have a military connection but to most of the field sports world they are a relative new comer. Ironclad manufacture gloves for the US armed forces and they are now being imported into the UK by Chosen Tactical. The gloves are extremely comfortable and [...]

The Viper is Back

A review of probably the most steady rifle shooting rest ever

The Sauer 100 Gamekeeper Package

Sauer are a top end maker of rifles from Germany and have been at the forefront of producing some excellent and accurate firearms. Recently the manufacture realised that here in the UK we don’t necessarily use our weapons like the our continental cousins especially gamekeepers. That’s why the company have come up with the Sauer [...]

You need the right footwear for stalking in the Highlands

The Highlands of Scotland are a wonderful place for hunting deer. The terrain is challenging and the deer are wiley and wild. But even in the warmest of summers the Highlands are wet. On a recent trip to the very North West of the country I found out just how important warm dry feet really [...]

A feeder built for deer

I have recently bought and installed a specialist deer feeder from Game Feeders in East Sussex. Fred who makes the feeders was ever so helpful even when  I wanted it modifying so it would throw field beans as well. The feeder itself is a simple concept, it is basically a pheasant feeder with longer legs [...]