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  1. Law on carrying a knife

    Where a constable in uniform has reasonable cause to suspect that an offence is being committed the constable may stop and search any person in a public place. That person can be stopped using common law powers in Scotland or statutory powers in England for offensive weapons, stolen property...
  2. Law on carrying a knife

    100% agree , How else would you get the knife home after you purchase it or transport it to where you need to use it. If you flash it about for everyone to see then you are going to attract the attention of the police who have better things to be dealing with.
  3. HWV Pointing

    Nice looking dogs
  4. Stolen Quad Bike Trailer Near Straiton D&G

    You got a picture you could post help ID.
  5. Feeding raw rabbits

    How long do you freeze them for. Never heard of tape worm being in the muscle.
  6. New GWP pup, where do I begin!

    My Gwp now ten months still a daft pup but loves to learn , let it be a pup build up a bond spend as much time as you can with it and concentrate on the recall, if you can get it back to your side the battles are much easier won. If you feel your getting frustrated with the pup forget training...
  7. Feeding raw rabbits

    Ok been feeding the GWP pup bunnies for a couple of months and he looks great on it, the only thing I would say is that he has a high tape worm burden as a result. I have been leaving them whole and freezing the rabbits prior to feeding. But this week I found worms in his stool for the first...
  8. Roe bucks casting antlers

    Yes the buck I shot was an old beast thick neck worn teeth large pedicels it was on a bit of ground l hadn't shot for a few years after the roe were wiped out by a new boy who had gained permission from the landowner after doing some building work at the farm. I had shot / managed the ground...
  9. Roe bucks casting antlers

    I shot my last roe Buck of the season a few days ago, he was identified as he walked away and I could see he had no anal tush but he also had no antlers. On examination following the shot I found he had two leather pads on top of his pedicels where the antlers had been . I'd never Seen this...
  10. Daihatsu Terios automatic

    Don't know what your budget is I've not had a Terios but have had disco, mitsubishie pinin and a Jimmy. All were capable disco was heavy and cut up the ground , pinin was expensive to run and service and the Jimmy was tight for space inside but excellent off road. On road the Jimmy isn't the...
  11. A word of warning

    Is it possible to pick up the disease and not know you have it or the fact you've been bitten. For about 5 years or so I've suffered from painful elbow joints and fatigue the wife has been reading about lymes and she thinks I might have picked it up out shooting /stalking but I can't remember...
  12. Police (Scotland) warning...?

    As a serving police officer and having been in a similar position a few years ago I know the position your in. I have an ASBO against my next door neighbour, he made an allegation I Had accessed police systems to gain information about him which I hadn't, I was then invited to a police office ...
  13. Early Autumn?

    No need to apologise the offer is open ended there is not much walking involved vehicle access can be sorted, I am in the south west of Scotland so if you can make it to Glasgow and sort out your accommodation I'll sort the rest .
  14. Early Autumn?

    I stand corrected stalkerboydy , I've just googled images of both species and you are correct the geese are grey lag with a few Canada's . I've never wildfowled seriously and the geese I have shot have always been tuff old birds over stubbles that has put me off shooting them as I like to shoot...
  15. Early Autumn?

    I'm based in Ayrshire, the geese are defo pinks, we have a small number of resident pinks that nest on a coastal island but there are too many this year even accounting for a good year of breeding the numbers are up in the hundreds. there were also about 20 Canada's in with them, again we did...
  16. Early Autumn?

    Out tonight for some rabbits to feed the dog, the stubbles were covered in Pinkfeeted geese and Canada's, they are really early this year don't usually see them for another couple of months in the numbers seen tonight, not long till the 1st of September so hoping they hang around , good practice...
  17. Unforgettable high seat experience

    Two years ago while shooting foxes with the night vision I had a barn owl hover a couple of feet above me as I was using a mouse squeaker to bring in the fox , fox move on while I was too busy watching the owl .
  18. HPR training / reading lists?

    Forgot Niels Sondergaard working with dogs for deer
  19. HPR training / reading lists?

    Try Training the pointer retriever by Michael Brander, Guy Wallace also did the Specialist Gundog but quiet a lot repeated, also Working pointers by Derek Knowles, Pointing dogs made easy by Steven Mulak. Training the rough shooters dog by P.R.A Moxon more about spaniels as is Joe Irvines...
  20. Pointers/HPRs

    I don't do much if any wildfowling, will take them on the stubbles I know what your saying if it's wild fowling that's your main sport get a chessie or lab, I'm a rough shooter / stalker so the GWP suits me , the previous vizla felt the cold and the Brittany won't retrieve or work deer so went...

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