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  1. Wanted: Carcuss wanted for UKSHA Seminar 13th Aug

    With the lack of deer in our locality I have a problem atm getting a deer which will be used for educational purposes. Can anyone help by donating a carcass for the Powys/Shropshire UKSHA Seminar which is this coming Saturday 13th. The carcass would need to still have its gralloch in as is...
  2. Powys/Shropsire Days Seminar by UKSHA (all welcome)

    Days seminar with UKSHA (United Kingdom Scent Hound Association) Powys/Shropshire don't get much in the way of deer involvement events so here is your chance gents. I have been able to arrange a days seminar with the UKSHA. Fitting it into their heavy schedule has now become available. The...
  3. Wanted: Holiday Cottage in North Yorkshire

    Looking for a Holiday Cottage in North Yorkshire for a week in May. If anyone has any contacts or pointers that they would recommend I would be most grateful. Thanks Gaz
  4. 2016 Fishing on Clywedog Reservoir

    For those that are interested in fly fishing I will include weekly updates for my local reservoir Llyn Clywedog a scenic 615 acre upland fishery in Mid Wales. To say our season has started wit a bang is an understatement. Another specimen caught this week 9lbs 11oz rainbow. ATB Gaz
  5. VWT To Release Pine Martens in Mid Wales

    Just reading my local newspaper where I find an article saying the Vincent Wildlife Trust is to hopefully release the first 20 Pine Martins into the Mid Wales countryside this Autumn :shock: Not heard of any consultation or impact studies carried out before reading this article which does...
  6. Bullet Touching Part of the Lands

    Help from you experienced re loaders Please Could anyone please give me some information as to what they think I have done wrong here and any suggestions how to remedy. As can be seen in the pictures the bullet I presume is touching the lands but only just around 40% of it is marked. The bolt...
  7. Fishery Record Broken

    As a management member of my local fishery I thought some of you fishermen would be interested in the following post. Llyn Clywedog is a 415 acre upland lake in the heart of Mid Wales, 5 miles from the town of Llanidloes. This is a fly only venue with miles of bank fishing and also offers 15...
  8. Reloading of Silvertip Cases

    Hi Guys Just starting into reloading and wondered what you experts :D have to say about the re loading of Silvertip cases. I have been using the Winchester Ballistic Silvertip bullets on foxes mainly for years and was wondering if anyone had any experience or use of these once re loaded...
  9. Highland Sika Stag Shoulder Mount

    I know this isn't the biggest Sika Stag in the world but it has a fantastic personal story behind its stalk. A long time Highland keeper friend of mine does taxidermy as a bit of a side line, (time permitting), so I decided to get him done as a shoulder mount. I am so pleased with the outcome I...
  10. Herefordshire Munty Bucks

    These two Munty bucks were shot virtually on the same spot in my Herefordshire lease woods but were a week apart. The best buck was shot from a high seat at 18.30 after moving out of some thick cover onto a ride where there was many fresh slot marks that I had observed over the last couple of...
  11. Thanks Cassie

    Not one to shed many tears but they flowed tonight. My 14 year old lab and shooting companion of nearly 10/11 years is now at piece. Should of probabley plucked the courage to take her a couple of months ago. She was the start of our breeding and has given us several exceptional gundogs that we...
  12. Herefordshire Fallow Buck

    Went to my lease ground last weekend, in Herefordshire to have a look around and see if there was any activity on the fallow rut starting. Arrived at first light and with the wind not being in the direction i had hoped, i changed my original plan and went to an area that it allowed. After...
  13. sika stag in the rain

    While up in the highlands last week I had a spare day so went over to a friends estate for a stalk. Of course the day was the worst of the week, with high winds and driving rain, but decided to try anyway. Arrived at the estate at 6.00am where i met my mate. We were off for the forested area...
  14. Mid Shires Game Dealers

    Is anyone still supplying Mid Shires Game dealers ( which is the old Willo Game dealers) with their deer. Rumours in mid wales are, that they had now vertually shutdown. While passing the other day i called in to find the site looking abandoned. There was only one car on the premises, so i...
  15. Boar and Roe with SolwayStalker

    Just returned from a couple of days in the company of Solwaystalker. Myself, Bubble and another mate (non SD member) travelled north on Friday 16th to stalk roe and have a go for wild boar. We arrive at tea time, meeting Solwaystalker at the local village pub, where we were to stay for our...
  16. Help - Magazine problem

    Help Please. My good old Browning A Bolt has now decided that the magazine will not cycle a new round cleanly. When bolting another round into the breach they are all jamming. The bullet head does get pushed forward and partway into the breach, but the back of the bullet doesn't...
  17. culling deer for 100K

    Just returned from a weeks hind stalking in the Highlands of Scotland. While out stalking with an old keeper friend one day, I was told an unbelievable tale of what was happening in his locallity. Although it takes some believing, I can assure anyone reading this thread that the source is no...
  18. the new cocker pup

    Hijacking hubbies post. piccies of the new cocker pup - 10 wks old - very cute
  19. Seeing mod in bottom of scope

    Just purchased a new set up, Browning X bolt in .243 fitted with a Zeiss Duralyt 3-12 x 50 scope. My problem is that after fitting a Ase Utra sound moderator, I am now seeing a shadow of the mod in the bottom of the scope. I have lifted the scope as far off the barrel as I would like with higher...
  20. stalking with Ian farrington

    Been looking at Ian Farringtons deer services. Can anyone give personal references, or recommend him as a good contact, for some stalking outings. Thanks Gaz

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