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Sir Geoffrey Clifton Brown MP – GTN Interview

The MP for the Cotswolds, Sir Geoffrey is chair of the influential all-party parliamentary group on shooting and conservation and a keen shot himself. We caught up with him to hear his opinion on the current state of shooting in

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Are deer management targets achievable without thermals?

In his first column for GTN, Dr Al Gabriel, BASC council member, molecular biologist at Newcastle University and keen deer stalker, wonders whether thermals are really a good thing, and whether he could hit his deer management targets without them.

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New Products Release: The Pulsar Axion LRF XQ38 & Axion XQ38

Thomas Jacks have received their samples of the long-awaited Pulsar Axion LRF XQ38 & Axion XQ38 Thermal Imaging Monoculars, indicating that they will soon be shipping to dealers. Both monoculars feature 384×288 17µm <40mK NETD thermal sensors and frost-resistant 1024×768

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Gun of the Week: Model 16 AccuStalker

Mike Powell gives his verdict on another Savage Arms speciality – this time, the Model 16 AccuStalker. The American firm of Savage Rifles really needs no introduction as the name has been synonymous with well-built, accurate and reliable rifles for

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CORONAVIRUS: Association of Deer Management Groups AGM is postponed

The Association of Deer Management Groups’s annual general meeting was due to take place on 18 March, but has now been postponed due to the growing outbreak of coronavirus. As the globe tries to combat the outbreak of coronavirus, all

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New deer management report presents ‘mixed recommendations’

A ‘hardened’ approach is needed for deer population management in Scotland including high cull targets and more rural stalking jobs, a report published in January claims.  The report, published by Scottish Environment LINK, an alliance of organisations involved in land

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BDS offers a select preview of their 2019 summer auction

The British Deer Society (BDS) offers a select preview of some of their latest lots recently secured for their 2019 Summer Auction. A key fixture on the British Deer Society’s fundraising calendar, the summer auction is a popular event. The

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SVP Launch Venison Campaign

The Scottish Venison Partnership (SVP) has joined with Scottish National Heritage (SNH)and Scottish Quality Wild Venison (SQWV) to launch a new campaign encouraging ‘best practice’ when bringing deer to the table. The campaign aims to enforce that stalkers and game

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Chronic Wasting Disease confirmed in Norway

New guidance issued as the cervidae disease closes in on the UK

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Kenyon’s the man to back fieldsports in Somerset

Former BASC and BDS man David Kenyon is running for a top police job in Avon and Somerset

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