County Deer Stalking is a leading provider of deer stalking outings and deer stalker training in the South East of England. Accompanied stalking & training is carried out by one of our experienced and qualified stalkers, all of whom are highly accomplished, full time professional deer managers.
(Left: The Proficient Deer Stalker Certificate, follow this link to find out more: proficient-stalker)
We provide deer stalking outings for five of the UK’s six species of deer, on picturesque estates, across five counties in the South East of England, all within one hour of London. We cater for all levels of experience ranging from beginners to more accomplished deer stalkers and foreign visitors: See outings for more information.
The company’s other main focus, is delivering a pioneering range of deer stalking courses. Our ‘Proficient deer stalker’ training courses (stages 1-3) bring a unique level of practical training to those who wish to develop their skills and become proficient hunters: proficient-stalker
Both Peter and James are delighted to offer free advice to all of our clients in relation to all deer stalking related matters, ranging from what equipment to buy, to applying for a Firearms license.
County Deer Stalking was originally formed by Peter Jones, a professional Deer Stalker and former Police Detective in the Metropolitan Police. Peter has been hunting and stalking a variety of game throughout the UK, Europe and Africa for the last 25 years. Peter possesses both the nationally recognised Deer Management Qualifications DSC1 and DSC2 and is a DMQ Approved Witness.
(Left: Peter Jones)
During his career in the Police, Peter served within the CID on various London Crime Squads, and was awarded a 'Commendation for Bravery & Professionalism' for his handling of an armed incident, before retiring from the Police Force with an 'Exemplary Service Certificate'. In addition to managing the deer on our portfolio of estates and acting as a guide to our clients, Peter is Editor of ‘County Deer Stalking Online Magazine’ and writes regular articles and reviews about all things deer stalking.
County Deer Stalking’s other director is James Mott. James joined the company in 2013 and is a highly accomplished and experienced stalker and hunting guide, with many years of experience hunting deer and other game in the UK and abroad over the last 20 years.
(Left: James Mott)
Whilst James regularly contributes articles to the online magazine, his main day to day focus is on estate management, guiding clients, and running many of the excellent training courses that are on offer, including the hugely popular 'Proficient Deer Stalkers Course'
Recently joining the 'County Deer Stalking' team is Justin Carter
Having been brought up in a forestry and farming background, Justin soon found a love of wildlife and field sports and spent many years running a woodland and wildlife management business.
Justin has been stalking in the UK for the last 15 years and has also spent several years hunting and working in Africa, where he was involved in game capture and relocation of African animals. He has qualifications in the UK in Darting and Immobilisation of deer as well as DSC1, PDS1 and Meat Hygiene.
Today Justin is responsible for carrying out many stalk outings with County Deer Stalking clients and plays an active role in other forms of shooting and hunting. .