My wife is absolutely sure than deer stalkers gossip more than any other form of fieldsports. She even goes as far as to say they gossip more than any female group she has been a part of . I put it down to her womens groups having an primeval need to understand who is mating with who, while the blokes need to know who is shooting what and where in order to be on top of their game locally. Just for fun, and I understand generalisations are being made, is she right? Perish the thought!