red deer

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    Taken at 10 metres, roaring on a peak, 300 win mag
  2. How do Highland Estates staff the deer side

    I'm sure by asking this all that will happen is it will show my naivety on the subject and I'm sure the answer is going to politics and budget, but hey thought ask on a semi anonymous then in person! I've been very lucky and this year have been asked to help with the hind cull on an estate, and...
  3. Anyone hanging red deer in a domestic/Drinks fridge

    Looking at the prices of fridge van backs and walk in chillers considering just buying a big commercial fridge or a three in one chest freezer/fridge/chiller combo. Wondering if anyone has done the same and if there is any downside to having a carcass laid horizontally to vertically. TIA
  4. Wanted: Any recommended red or fallow opportunities Devon or Cornwall

    Can anyone recommend any red or fallow paid stalking opportunities in Devon or Cornwall?
  5. Reds night time habits

    In heavily people inhabited/populated areas do reds stay in the woods in the day and feed at night? Keep seeing Reds at night in open fields on my drive home yet they’re always gone in the morning and never around during the day…
  6. My first red stag

    My first red stag

    Thanks for the help chaps in getting here
  7. Swap: Quality Cornish driven Pheasant

    Hello all, I am a long-standing member of a very well established shoot in mid Cornwall. This season I am looking to swap a seriously good days pheasant shooting for Red, Sika, Fallow, CWD, or Munty stalking. I’ve plenty of Roe stalking available to me locally so I am looking to swap a day for...
  8. Red Deer Research Books

    Can anyone recomend a good, modern book on red deer stalking and the ecology of the deer? Covering prefferably both stalking and the ecology, habits and so on of the species. I have a couple of old classics like William Scope's 'Art of Deer Stalking' but was looking for a more modern and up to...
  9. Spain Stag 2020 Rut.

    Hey all, hope your safe and great, this super stag from our past season, hope you like it, can't wait to start hunting.
  10. Whitening/Cleaning Antler

    Hi there, I'm making a red deer antler thumb stick. As you can see, the antler (click for image)is a yellowish/green colour. Some people might prefer this but I'd like to get it whiter and would also welcome any recommendations as to how to give it the best possible finish. Many thanks
  11. For Sale: The Karelian "Bear Hunter".

    The Karelian "Bear Hunter". Handcrafted in Russia by Expert Blade-Smith - Eduard Tichonov. Made for Professional Hunters and Big Game Specialists. Hand-carved handle made from lathed and smoothed, rich Karelian Birch. 100% Leather Sheaths - 1 x Buckle Sheath and 1 x Straight Sheath...
  12. Hello from Minnesota…by way of Fargo, North Dakota

    I've dipped into this excellent forum from time to time for gear advice, and have finally decided to become a member. You've turned me on to Ogden's rifle slips! You English with your poetic names! I have a bit of UK in me but I'll never approach your turn of phrase. By the by, my last name...
  13. Available: Syndicate Places Available Highlands Of Scotland

    Hey all I have available a number of placements at varied prices within the North and Northeast of Scotland. Locations include premium woodland stalking in Sutherland, Morayshire and Ross-Shire. All places require DSC - FAC (Scottish Deer Legal Calibre) and Insurance (BASC-SACS is suffice)...
  14. Red Dawn

    One steely eye opens to the sight of Venus making her sentinel voyage across a 6am sky, tawny owl announces the dawn of an epiphany. Cover thrown back, cloaked in camo coat, binoculars slung over shoulders and a hit to the hip confirms a hunting knife. A touch to the temple of a mighty fallen...
  15. RED DEER Calling in the Rut Turkey Sept 2018

  16. Available: Syndicate places Grampian/Highland/Lochaber Available

    Hi All, We have 37 sites currently under sporting syndicate, places available now and then at renewals, prices vary from £500 to £5000 per gun and sites vary from 250 acres to 10000+ RED, ROE & SIKA We sold 12 guns las week on 7 new sites and have new sites pending in the next two weeks...
  17. Swap: Wanted UK hunting - Avail great NZ hunting

    Hi all, bit of along shot but worth putting it out there I thought. The family farm in New Zealand has access to and backs onto public mountains/alps with red deer, tahr, chamois, ducks, geese, trout and salmon. It's pretty remote type hunting in alpine mountains when you get up top but a...
  18. Deer stalking October 2017

    Me and my misses contacted sikamalc for deer stalking in Scotland. After a good conversation at the chat, we confirmed our booking to shoot Sika and Red deer. We arrived in Scotland on the 8th of October by plane and we were warmly welcomed by Tom, one of the stalkers. He took us to the house...
  19. Extracting Red deer, advice needed.

    I have an opportunity to cull red deer on some really rough Spruce forestry. A number of animals need to be culled. The issue I have is extraction. I have held off for a year gathering kit to ensure I can do the stalking justice. I have a petrol capstan winch and deer sled. I can get access...
  20. Available: 2 x Syndicate Places Available - Red Deer, Isle of Arran

    Hi all, We have 2 syndicate places available (Total of 3 in the syndicate as a whole) for red deer stalking on approx 850 acres on the Isle of Arran. Would suit two mates, the ground is hill stalking so a degree of fitness will be required. For further details please contact me via email at...