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Deer Stalking… reliable word of mouth recommendation from someone you know has undertaken such stalking being offered by a specific syndicate is best. Like other walks of life, stalking has its scammers. E.G., make sure there is deer, of the species sought, on the land being made available; that appropriate insurance is in place; that there is recourse for recompense if it all goes wrong. In addition, obtain and understand terms and conditions; consider the implications of allowing a syndicate leader to be a FAC mentor; make sure ‘coaches’ are suitably qualified; consider the quality of deer management, the construction & execution of a shooting plan and safety; determine if the land is over-shot.

If in doubt, contact BASC or similar.

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 Post subject: Rabbits
PostPosted: Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:36 am 
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A question for those of you that deal with such things, are you seeing many Rabbits out yet under the lamp?

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 Post subject: Re: Rabbits
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Not been out at night yet Dave but last Sunday saw a few out in the day alas they were all quicker than me so lived to see another day lol


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Ovenpaa wrote:
A question for those of you that deal with such things, are you seeing many Rabbits out yet under the lamp?



More this year than last, still not as many as 5+ years ago


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 Post subject: Re: Rabbits
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Just coming back in North Kent. Myxomatosis VH1 & VH2 wiped out 99% in last two years.

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Next to nothing yet up here, though I'm starting to see one or two scrapes on daylight forays.


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 Post subject: Re: Rabbits
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I am not seeing as much evidence of them as I would expect despite the farmers comments.

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