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Gun Trade News Christmas gift guide

We’ve made our list and checked it twice,here’s our bumper selection of Christmas gifts that are perfect for the sporting shooter  Tipton Best Gun Vice  Tipton’s Best Gun Vice is the best tool you can own for working on your

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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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Best technical jackets – our top picks

Get back to hunting in comfort! We have a dozen technical jackets ideal for summer stalks  Caber Feidh smock  Possibly the ultimate hill stalking smock, with a zip-in anti-midge veil for uninterrupted vision, but total protection. The veil zips into

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Best kit for red stag stalking

It’s finally time to go out and bag one of the highland’s finest creatures, but what gear should you take with you? Remington Model Seven “Handles like a sports car, hits like a freight train”, the advertising boasts and the

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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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Scotland’s deer stalking sector under threat

A survey undertaken last month by the Association of Deer Management Groups (ADMG), Lowland Deer Network Scotland (LDNS) and the Scottish Venison Association (SVA) has found that if there is no let stalking this year for stags, hinds, roe bucks

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GMK MD Karl Waktare – the GTN interview

The managing director of GMK, Karl Waktare, tells us how the distributors are getting on in the face of coronavirus, and why he has decided to seek nomination to the BASC council. Tell us a little bit about GMK? GMK

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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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Rifle of the Year: Sako 85 Finnlight II

This week’s Gun of the Week is also the GBSA 2019 Rifle of the Year, the Sako 85 Finnlight II Based on the classic 85 Finnlight, Sako’s Finnlight II is an icon reborn, with a host of innovative features and

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Market ops: Christmas gift guide (pt 2)

These are the latest Christmas crackers that are set to get shooters jolly this festive season. Cens DX series The next generation of hearing protection is on the market with the release of the full  DX Series from Cens. There

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