Here at County Deer Stalking it would be remiss of us not to acknowledge the passing of a great shooting man and ambassador for field sports, HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, who sadly passed away on the 09th April 2021 aged 99 years.
The deer stalking seasons all change in April, we look in detail at the month ahead.
Leading on perfectly from the PDS1 or DSC1 Deer Stalking Certificate, this class in the Gralloching & Inspection of deer, is ideal for those hunters that wish to handle and process their own shot deer carcasses. It is also perfect for those enrolled on, or about to take their DSC2 or PDS2 deer stalking qualifications.
Dr Simon Lee gives a comprehensive insight into the challenges involved in hunting the 'southern trinity'; Roe Fallow & Muntjac
Venison Butchery, Skinning and Carcass Preparation Course - Butchery refers to the preparing of animals for meat and here at County Deer Stalking, we have created a truly unique and fabulous Online Butchery & Skinning Masterclass, that is designed to empower those that hunt deer with the skills required to skin, butcher and prepare the carcass of their own shot deer at home.
I have said it before, and I’ll say it again: ‘I absolutely love March’. Professional stalker Peter S Jones looks at the month ahead.
What affect will the Coronavirus restrictions and the catastrophic fall in the price of venison have on deer numbers?
Professional hunter Peter Jones considers if the UK’s statutory ‘open season’ for females is fit for purpose.
Deer Stalker Training Available Online – The Proficient Deer Stalker Certificate Level 1 (PDS1). We look at the ground-breaking and innovative new Online version of the popular PDS1 deer stalking Course, that now enables candidates to complete their deer management qualification through e-learning.
Through the selective, sustainable shooting of these much loved but essentially invasive species, Christmas is our chance as hunters to claim the moral high ground.