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 [...]

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Pulsar Forward F135 Night Vision Add On

Pulsar are now the go to name in digital night vision and thermal imaging equipment and they continue to create now and more usable products. Night vision (NV) can be a problem for some of us, what should we go for? Do we want to have a dedicated rifle with purely used for NV? Rear [...]

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 [...]

The Ultimate Thermal Rifle Scope

A review of the new Pulsar thermal imaging weapon scope, probably the finest of its kind and well worth the price tag

Should we stay in green or make sure we are seen?

When I started stalking the only real option for clothing was army surplus or Barbour type wax jackets. Both were good and did the job of keeping the rain off and the old DPD Camouflage army jackets had lots of useful pockets. However, times have changed and as sportsmen we are in an area where [...]

The new Hawke Frontier rifle scope gets put through it’s paces

Hawke are a UK based company that is making a bit of a name of itself within the center fire scope market these days. Hawke have always been renowned for their air rifle and rim fire scopes, it was only a matter of time that they ventured into quality center fire optics. I have been [...]

Britain is a glorious place for deer hunting – Find out why

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is not a big place but it punches well above its weight when it comes to deer hunting. Unlike almost any other country in the world the British government doesn't get involved in issuing tags or cull targets for hunters in the UK. In the main [...]

Hunting clothing that masks your scent

Hunters throughout history have been trying to gain every advantage possible over our prey. In the early days of the human race it was one of the reasons we started to develop tools, to gain an advantage over our prey be that during the hunt or to make it easier to process the animal once [...]

The Browning X-Bolt Eclipse is possibly the closest thing you can buy to a custom made rifle off the shelf

The Browning X-bolt eclipse is a new variation on a tried and trusted product with some major improvements. The trigger system is now the super feather trigger that comes in all new X-bolt rifles and makes it much more sensitive and crisp to fire. The rifle comes in .243, .308 & .30-06 and currently only [...]