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Scotland’s Premier Sporting Agency

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Scotland’s Premier Sporting Agency The Quick Tour will tell you more about Scotland’s premier sporting agency and hunting outfitter. Hunting in Scotland and Hunting Worldwide describe some of the excellent country sports opportunities we offer in Europe and elsewhere and Latest Offers will bring you news of current packages. Visit our Picture Gallery to view some of our existing clients enjoying excellent sport at home and overseas and then Contact Us to obtain further information about any aspect of our service.

Global Experiences

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Norway

Spain

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Contents 1............ Hunting locations 2.............Scotland 5.............England 9.............Norway 8.............Spain 6.............Africa 11.......... Hunting Species 12...........Red Deer Stalking 13...........Roe Deer Stalking ...............Sika Deer Shooting England ...............Chinese Water Deer England ...............Muntjac Shooting England 14...........Reindeer Hunting Norway 15...........Fallow Deer Stalking 16...........Grouse Shooting 17...........Pheasant Shooting 18...........Partridge Shooting 19...........Woodcock Shooting 20...........Driven Wild Boar 21...........Ibex Hunting 22...........African Plains Game 23...........Moose Hunting Norway 24.......... Deer Stalking Courses 25.......... About Us 26...........Our People 27...........Contacts


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Hunting in Scotland As well as being one of the world’s most beautiful countries, Scotland offers a wide range of hunting opportunities to suit all tastes and budgets, in the most impressive landscapes. Our driven bird hunts are for grouse, pheasants or partridges depending upon the season. Mixed species bird shooting may be walked-up or partly driven and will provide a wide range of quarry in season, including grouse over dogs. Deer Stalking, the British term used for hunting deer in upland or woodland settings offers the choice of exciting and challenging Red, Roe, Fallow & Sika stalking throughout the country.


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Red Deer Stag Stalking (1st July – 20th October)

If anything symbolises Scotland as much as the Grouse it’s our native Red Deer. Ranging over the high tops of Scotland’s most beautiful mountains for much of the year, they’re prized by people who relish the challenge of hunting Scotland’s largest and most powerful mammal. Red deer stalking in Scotland is truly one of the most magical experiences that hunting in the UK can offer and we have some stunning estates to introduce you to where you will soak up the full ambiance of a days deer stalking in Scotland.


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Red Deer Hind Stalking (21st October – 15th February)

The management of our wild red deer herds is something that we take very seriously to ensure that the deer population is kept at a sustainable level and the weak and elderly animals are shot. A days hind stalking is fantastic value for money with an opportunity to shoot more than one and for the same fixed price daily fee. With a choice of 4 different estates to take our clients, we can guarantee a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Please Contact Us for further details, availability and to book.

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Grouse Shooting

(12th August – 10th December) Who has not dreamed of standing in a grouse butt, waiting for coveys of birds skimming like miniature brown missiles over the horizon? Driven grouse shooting is definitely the most exciting sport that UK shooting and hunting can offer and we have some of the most stunning estates within our portfolio both in Scotland and England that we can offer you. Or maybe your dream is hunting this totally wild ‘King of Game Birds’ over pointers or spaniels – either way Scotland is the only place in the world


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to experience it and HRW are the people to help you. We have many walked up days available for 2015 for between 2-6 guns so please Contact Us with specific date and location requirements.

Partridge Shooting

(1st September – 31st January)

to offer a challenge that matches driven grouse. We have a selection of estates that offer driven partridge shooting in both Scotland and England including our very own Cardney Estate here in Perthshire. For both Full Teams and Individual gun availability, please Contact Us and we will make sure that all of your needs are more than fulfilled.

This most engaging game bird can offer so many challenges – driven off high banks or over deep valleys they can test the best high bird shots, they can burst like an exploding shell over hedges in the traditional manner. Alternatively, they can be brought from the edge of a heather moor

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Scottish Shooting Seasons Date From

Date To

Grouse

12th August

10th December

Ptarmigan

12th August

10th December

Partridge

1st September

31st January

Pheasant

1st October

1st February

Duck

1st September

31st January

Geese

1st September

31st January

Snipe

12th August

31st January

Woodcock

1st September

31st January


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Deer Date From

Date To

Red Stags

1st July

20th October

Red Hinds

21st October

15th February

Roe Bucks

1st April

20th October

Roe Does

21st October

31st March

Fallow Bucks

1st August

30th April

Fallow Does

21st October

15th February

Sika Stags

1st July

20th October

Sika Hinds

21st October

15th February

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England

Hunting in England Much of our UK sport is naturally found in Scotland but we have exclusive access to some stunning shooting estates in England that we feel is interesting enough to offer our clients. We exclusively offer shooting in both Oxfordshire and the Cotswolds, both of which boast the picture postcard stone walls and buildings, open skies, rolling grasslands, beech woods and captivating villages, it boasts many areas officially classed as Areas Outstanding Natural Beauty. With top quality pheasant and partridge shooting – ask us for more details.


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For stalking with a difference we have Muntjac & Chinese Water Deer stalking available conveniently close to London. If you haven’t experienced hunting the smaller of the UK’s deer species it’s time to give it a try!

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Norway

Hunting in Norway We are pleased to be able to offer Moose and trophy Reindeer hunting in the North Eastern part of Norway. Hunting traditions are strong and have been for many generations. Today we hunt Moose & Reindeer here, but it is also possible to hunt Capercaillie, Red & Roe Deer, Bear, Wolf, Wolverine and Lynx in some parts of the season.


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Moose Hunting The moose hunting season starts 25th September and ends 23rd December. The best season for hunting moose is September and October. This is when the terrain is still dry and the weather is not so cold. November and December can also be good hunting months, though the snow and cold conditions can make the hunt more difficult. But if you are up for a new experience hunting on snow can be really exciting. The annual quota of 25-30 moose annually is set during the spring. Different techniques of hunting are used depending on the terrain of the

hunting area. In the open and less forested upper area we can use spotters to locate game and then sneak into position. The upper area is also suitable for hunting with a leashed dog, where the dog silently tracks down the game and creates shooting opportunities. The lower area is more densely forested and we prefer to use unleashed dogs to search for animals and, unlike the leashed dogs, bark at the game to try to pin it down and signal to the hunters. This form of hunting will get you close to the game and you will really feel up close and personal to the action.

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Reindeer Hunting We have full exclusivity in both the Breheimen and Jotunheimen national parks which holds Europe’s last surviving population of wild Reindeer which have been hunted here since the Ice Age. The Jotunheimen national park reopens this year after being closed to all hunting for the past 8 years so this untouched territory will really be worth a visit. The landscape is breathtaking moorland framed with mountainous peaks reaching 2,500 metres above sea level. Reindeer Hunting Dates Available in 2015: 20th August – 10th September.


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Additional Information Best way of travel is by airplane to Oslo Airport – Gardermoen. From the airport it is about a 2 hour drive for Moose and 4.5 hours drive for Reindeer. You can bring your own rifles and by Norwegian law minimum calibre is 6,5×55, although we recommend larger calibres as 308, 30-06 and 9,3×62. High-speed calibres and ammunition is not recommended when we often see that vegetation changes direction of the bullet.

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Spain

Hunting in Spain Spain has become known for the quality of its partridge shooting, stunning Ibex hunting, fantastic monterias and excellent stalking for Red Deer Stags, Mouflon and Chamoix. We now have a number of estates across Spain in our portfolio that we can offer each of these exclusive sporting opportunities at and look forward to being able to welcome you here to experience them.


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Driven Partridge Shooting (1st October – 31st March)

We have two locations that will offer you an exceptional experience. In southern Spain and easy to reach near Seville, we run programmes with days of 300+ birds. Great shooting, with the opportunity to visit other parts of Andalucia as part of your trip. Alternatively, book yourself a real 5 star programme – 500+ bird days with accommodation on the estate and all catering / laundry services provided. All available to you just 45 minutes from Madrid airport.

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Ibex Hunting Spain (15th November – 1st April)

The Beceite is the largest of Spain’s Ibex and offers one of the best hunts in the world in stunning scenery in the región of Aragon. We have 43,000 hectares of private land with a high population of animals,with a 99% success rate.. All levels of hunter are welcome. There are easier and more difficult areas to hunt depending on the hunters physical condition and needs. Transfers from Madrid airport included.


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Spanish Monteria

(13th November – 16th November) The Monteria is a unique Spanish sport where Red Deer, Wild Boar and sometimes Mouflon are driven to standing Guns, and are often shot running. They are great spectacles in themselves and are also a very social occasion we are fortunately able to have a number of our clients join teams of enthusiastic local hunters for an experience that they are unlikely to forget. Hendry, Ramsay & Waters staff are able to advise on taking your own guns abroad and are on hand to assist with Airport check-in and reclaim if required.

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Africa

Hunting in Africa Our exclusively private game reserve is situated just 1 hour East of port Elizabeth on the Eastern Cape of South Africa and is a Maleria free area. Perfectly balanced, this is a nature lover’s paradise with dense ravine thickets, scattered thorn trees and open areas making this an idyllic outdoor experience for both hunters and anyone wishing to view all species of plains game and wild life. Kudu majestically roam the bushveld while Zebra graze lazily on the open plains.


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Nyala and Bushbuck appear from the lengthening shadows and most other African species brought back from the brink of extinction enjoy the ecological harmony. Although buffalo are found here, game deemed dangerous such as lion and elephant are found on Nature Reserves next door.

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Your Hosts You will be hosted by one of the most famous South African Rugby World Cup winners who is incredibly passionate about conservation and has a philosophy driven by making quality and lasting friendships, bringing guests closer to nature and ensuring that everyone experience enduring memories.

Accommodation The lodge is perched 20 meters above the high water mark on the Settlers dam with breath-


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taking views up river. Animal and bird sightings along the river banks are a guaranteed occurrence from the spacious viewing porch. The lodge can be booked in its entirety or per person depending on the need. The lodge sleeps 7, and is made up of three ensuite bedrooms, a very large stunning king size bed room with ensuite, volume lounge, dining room and bar is available with a separate kitchen. Male and female restrooms are available to aid further entertainment and further accommodation can be arranged on the adjacent property if required.

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Hunting The total hunting area comprises of 20,000 hectares in maleria free South Africa. Both SCI and/ or Rowland Ward trophies can be achieved for all species and the hunt remains challenging and a soul enriching experience. This has been a premier hunting destination for the last 20 Years and caters for bow and rifle hunting equally. The nature of the terrain and topography provides well worn game paths, while the cover lends itself to walk and stalk and ambush hunting with the emphasis on getting close.


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Here the ethical bow hunter and his/her quarry have an equal chance, while blinds and certain lookout points are strategically placed to be most effective. Crown River prides itself in the “Mac nab�, the ultimate test. From sun up to sun down, you have the challenging opportunity to catch a fish, shoot a bird and hunt an antelope, all of which is possible for the skillful outdoors-man.

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Minimum Calibres • Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.


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Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.

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Red Deer Stalking Scotland

Red Deer Stalking If anything symbolises Scotland as much as the Grouse it’s our native Red Deer. Ranging over the high tops of Scotland’s most beautiful mountains for much of the year, they’re prized by people who relish the challenge of hunting Scotland’s largest and most powerful mammal. Red deer stalking in Scotland is truly one of the most magical experiences that hunting in the UK can offer and we have some stunning estates to introduce you to where you will soak up the full ambiance of a days deer stalking in Scotland.


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Whether it’s a trophy head or the opportunity of approaching a wary group of hinds in mid-winter, our very experienced stalkers will help you to achieve success – finding and taking your beast, literally, on its home territory.

About Red Deer The red deer (Cervus elaphus) is one of the largest deer species. The red deer inhabits most of Europe, the Caucasus Mountains region, Asia Minor, Iran, parts of western Asia, and central Asia. It also inhabits the Atlas Mountains region between Morocco and Tunisia in northwestern Africa, being the only species of deer to inhab-

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it Africa. Red deer have been introduced to other areas, including Australia, New Zealand and Argentina. In many parts of the world, the meat (venison) from red deer is used as a food source. The deer of Central and Western Europe vary greatly in size, with some of the largest deer found in the Carpathian Mountains in Central Europe. Western European red deer, historically, grew to large size given ample food supply (including people’s crops), and descendants of introduced populations living in New Zealand and Argentina have grown quite large in size and antlers. Large red deer stags, like the Cas-


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pian red deer or those of the Carpathian Mountains may rival the wapiti in size, Female red deer are much smaller than their male counterparts.

Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.

Minimum Calibres • Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.

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Roe Deer Stalking Scotland

Roe Deer Stalking Games Park aIn the early morning with dawn breaking and the dew still on the grass – or in an evening outing where fading light is your greatest enemy, a Roe stalk is your opportunity to see the day from a new perspective, as you hunt this most elusive and beautiful of deer. Our experienced stalkers will use their knowledge to help you find your Roe deer – in a stalk where every quiet footstep may be critical. They’ll guide you to the point where, with your heart pounding with excitement, it’s time to take a steady aim and then inspect your prize.


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We can offer you some of the finest estates in Scotland where we will find all grades of heads from young to gold medal roe bucks and you will be sure to get great value for money.

About Roe Deer The roe deer is a relatively small deer, with a body length of 95–135 cm (3.1–4.4 ft), a shoulder height of 65–75 cm (2.1–2.5 ft), and a weight of 15–35 kg (33–77 lb). It has rather short, erect antlers and a reddish body with a grey face. Its hide is golden red in summer, darkening to brown or even black in winter, with lighter undersides and a white rump patch; the tail is very short (2–3 cm

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or 0.8–1.2 in), and barely visible. Only the males have antlers. The first and second set of antlers are unbranched and short (5–12 cm or 2.0–4.7 in), while older bucks in good conditions develop antlers up to 20–25 cm (8–10 in) long with two or three, rarely even four, points. When the male’s antlers begin to regrow, they are covered in a thin layer of velvet-like fur which disappears later on after the hair’s blood supply is lost. Males may speed up the process by rubbing their antlers on trees, so that their antlers are hard and stiff for the duels during the mating season. Unlike most cervids, roe deer begin regrowing antlers almost immediately after they are shed.


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Minimum Calibres • Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.

Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.

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Sika Deer Shooting Scotland

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Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.

Minimum Calibres • Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.

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Chinese Water Deer England

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Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.

Minimum Calibres • Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.

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Muntjac Shooting England

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Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.

Minimum Calibres • Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.

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Reindeer Hunting Norway

Reindeer Hunting Hendry, Ramsay & Waters is pleased to offer the following program in both the Breheimen and Jotunheimen national parks which holds Europe’s last surviving population of wild Reindeer which have been hunted here since the Ice Age. The Jotunheimen national park reopens this year after being closed to all hunting for the past 8 years so this untouched territory will really be worth a visit. Only a few licences are available for big males, so this hunt is very exclusive and the season very short.


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The landscape is breathtaking moorland framed with mountainous peaks reaching 2,500 metres above sea level. At the Breheimen national, there are two hunting areas: The South East park is our hardest hunting ground and it helps to be in good physical shape as you be hunting in a vast wilderness from our base camp in the mountains, and must be prepared to walk 5 – 15 kms per day, starting with a 2 hour trek (good path) to the comfortable log cabin which will be your base for the duration of the hunt.

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Reindeer Hunting Norway

The South West hunting area is reached by a boat and is the easier of all hunting areas which includes a cabin in the middle of the reindeer area which is only about 1 hour easy walking from when you get off the boat. The scenery is simply stunning and really adds to the ambiance of the trip. Dates Available in 2015: 20th August – 10th September. Please contact us to book and for further details.


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Minimum Calibres

Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.

• Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.

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Fallow Deer Stalking Scotland

Fallow Deer Stalking Fallow deer, in their dappled summer outfits or dowdy winter coats, are only found in a few areas of Scotland. Fortunately for our clients, we have access to estates where premier herds roam. Whether it’s in a slow woodland stalk or a trek on the open hill, the sight of their palmated antlers will lift your spirits as you bring your stalk to a successful conclusion


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About Fallow Deer The male fallow deer is known as a buck, the female is a doe, and the young a fawn. Adult bucks are 140–160 cm (55–63 in) long with a 85–95 cm (33–37 in) shoulder height, and typically 60–100 kg (130–220 lb) in weight; does are 130–150 cm (51–59 in) long with a 75–85 cm (30–33 in) shoulder height, and 30–50 kg (66–110 lb) in weight. The largest bucks may measure 190 cm (75 in) long and weigh 150 kg (330 lb). Fawns are born in spring at about 30 cm (12 in) and weigh around 4.5 kg (9.9 lb). The life span is around 12–16 years.

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The species has great variations in the colour of their coats, with four main variants, “common”, “menil”, melanistic and leucistic – a genuine colour variety, not albinistic. The white is the lightest coloured, almost white; common and menil are darker, and melanistic is very dark, sometimes even black (easily confused with the sika deer).

Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.


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Minimum Calibres • Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.


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Grouse Shooting

Driven Grouse Shooting In Scotland and England Who has not dreamed of standing in a grouse butt, waiting for coveys of birds skimming like miniature brown missiles over the horizon? Driven grouse shooting is definitely the most exciting sport that UK shooting and hunting can offer and we have some of the most stunning estates within our portfolio both in Scotland and England that we can offer you.


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Grouse Shooting Available 2015 We still have 4 guns available on this prime day on a prolific one day moor in Derbyshire renowned for its fantastic shooting and stunning scenery. Last season this moor shot a record 2,200 brace with the biggest day being a record 517 brace. The day we have secured has previously shot between 200 and 250 brace to good teams. We offer this day at a fixed price of ÂŁ2,950.00 + vat per gun (including lunch) and have 4 guns remaining.

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Grouse Shooting

Walked Up Grouse Shooting Or maybe your dream is hunting this totally wild ‘King of Game Birds’ over pointers or spaniels – either way Scotland is the only place in the world to experience it and HRW are the people to help you. Surrounded by August’s purple heather, a grouse moor is a uniquely beautiful and romantic place to be. The place for what some argue is simply the most exciting and challenging sport in the world. We have many walked up days available for 2015 for between 2-6 guns so please Contact Us with specific date and location requirements.


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About Grouse Grouse are heavily built like other Galliformes such as chickens. They range in length from 31 to 95 cm (12 to 37 in), and in weight from 0.3 to 6.5 kg (0.66 to 14.33 lb). Males are bigger than females—twice as heavy in the Western Capercaillie, the biggest member of the family. Grouse have feathered nostrils. Their legs are feathered to the toes, and in winter the toes, too, have feathers or small scales on the sides, an adaptation for walking on snow and burrowing into it for shelter. Unlike other Galliformes, they have no spurs.

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Pheasant Shooting Scotland

About Pheasants Pheasants refer to several genera within the subfamily Phasianinae, of the family Phasianidae in the order Galliformes. Pheasants are characterised by strong sexual dimorphism, males being highly ornate with bright colours and adornments such as wattles and long tails. Males are usually larger than females and have longer tails. Males play a part in rearing the young. Pheasants typically eat seeds and some insects. The best-known is the Common Pheasant. Various other pheasant species are popular in aviaries, such as the Golden Pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus).


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Driven Pheasant Shooting For sheer strength and power of flight pheasants are hard to beat. From the 1st October until the end of January, pheasants are the mainstay of many estates because they offer a great sporting challenge to sportsmen around the country. Driven high and fast, maybe drifting and curling with a tailwind to add extra spice, pheasants are a sporting test of experience and skill. We are lucky to offer excellent value for money and fantastic sport in Scotland. We also have exclusive days on some of England’s most famous pheasant and Partridge shoots which are certain to test the best shots in the game.

Walked Up Pheasant Shooting Days Walked up pheasant and partridge shooting is a different challenge as they burst up from the bracken to take the unwary by surprise. We offer days of all sizes (none too small) for any number of guns in a party that are looking for fantastic value for money days out where they can shoot several different species in one day.

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Partridge Shooting Scotland

Partridge Shooting How do you enjoy shooting partridge? This most engaging game bird can offer so many challenges – driven off high banks or over deep valleys they can test the best high bird shots, they can burst like an exploding shell over hedges in the traditional manner, or they can be brought from the edge of a heather moor to offer a challenge to match some grouse moors. You choose, we’ll help you find your perfect day.


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About Partridges Partridges are birds in the pheasant family, Phasianidae. They are a non-migratory Old World group. These are medium-sized birds, intermediate between the larger pheasants and the smaller quails. Partridges are native to Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. Partridges are ground-nesting seed-eaters. According to Greek legend, the first partridge appeared when Daedalus threw his nephew, Perdix, off the sacred hill of Athena in a fit of jealous rage. Supposedly mindful of his fall, the bird does not build its nest in the trees, nor take lofty flights and avoids high places.

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Woodcock Shooting Scotland

Woodcock Shooting The shout of “Woodcock forrard” is enough on its own to excite many people. After a ‘fall’ of Woodcock, when they’ve arrived fresh from Scandinavia, they’re most often seen flitting tantalisingly across snow laden forest rides. They are indeed a challenge with their silent jinking flight which makes them prized by many sportsmen. Loved and coveted as a surprise on a normal shooting day or specially sought out on a dedicated woodcock day they are certainly ‘special’.


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About Woodcock Woodcock have stocky bodies, cryptic brown and blackish plumage and long slender bills. Their eyes are located on the sides of their heads, which gives them 360° vision. Unlike in most birds, the tip of the bill’s upper mandible is flexible. As their common name implies, the woodcock are woodland birds. They feed at night or in the evenings, searching for invertebrates in soft ground with their long bills. This habit and their unobtrusive plumage makes it difficult to see them when they are resting in the day. Most have distinctive displays known as “roding”, usually given at dawn or dusk.

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Ibex Hunting Spain

Ibex Hunting Web live Ibex preferedSpain is noted for Ibex hunting – another beast that has often appears on the ‘Bucket List’ of keen hunters. Hendry, Ramsay & Waters offers you the opportunity of pursuing one or all of Spain’s four species of Ibex at the best price. A day stalking with a local guide will be an experience in itself. Great memories – and great trophies if desired.


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About Ibex Compared with other members of its genus, the Ibex has a short, broad head and a duller coat. It has brownish grey hair over most of the body, a pale abdomen and slightly darker markings on the chin and throat and in a stripe along the back. They moult twice a year, firstly in April or May, and then again in September, when they replace the short summer coat with thicker hair and a woolly undercoat. As with all goats, males have beards, while females do not. Males commonly grow to a height of 90 to 101 centimetres (35 to 40 in) at the withers, with a

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body length of 149 to 171 centimetres (59 to 67 in) and weigh from 67 to 117 kilograms (148 to 258 lb). Females are noticeably smaller, with a shoulder height of 73 to 84 centimetres (29 to 33 in), a body length of 121 to 141 centimetres (48 to 56 in), and a weight of 17 to 32 kilograms (37 to 71 lb). Both male and female Alpine ibexes have large, backwards-curving, horns with numerous ridges along their length. At 69 to 98 centimetres (27 to 39 in), those of the males are substantially larger than those of females, which reach only 18 to 35 centimetres (7.1 to 13.8 in) in length.


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Minimum Calibres

Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.

• Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.

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Driven Wild Boar

Driven Wild Boar CortaderoSurprisingly wary and elusive for such a big and powerful quarry, Wild Boar are beasts that most hunters have thought about pursuing. Why not join one of our Monterias, Hendry, Ramsay & Waters can help you find your Boar – in a hunt conducted with traditional Spanish style and usually in warm and inviting weather. We can arrange for all your hunting permits / licences and estate rifles are available, or you can take your usual stalking rifle as long as it’s .270 / .308 or above.


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Driven Wild Boar

About Wild Boar Wild boar or wild pig (Sus scrofa) is a species of the pig genus Sus, part of the biological family Suidae. The species includes many subspecies. It is the wild ancestor of the domestic pig, an animal with which it freely hybridises. Wild boar are native across much of Northern and Central Europe, the Mediterranean region (including North Africa’s Atlas Mountains) and much of Asia, including Japan and as far south as Indonesia. Populations have also been artificially introduced in some parts of the world, most notably the Americas and Australasia, where they are regarded as

both an important food resource and an environmental threat. Elsewhere, such as England, populations have also become established after escapes of wild boar from captivity

Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.


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Minimum Calibres • Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.

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African Plains Game

African Plains Game Hunting Our exclusively private game reserve is situated just 1 hour East of port Elizabeth on the Eastern Cape of South Africa and is a Maleria free area. Perfectly balanced, this is a nature lover’s paradise with dense ravine thickets, scattered thorn trees and open areas making this an idyllic outdoor experience for both hunters and anyone wishing to view all species of plains game and wild life. Kudu majestically roam the bushveld while Zebra graze lazily on the open plains.


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Nyala and Bushbuck appear from the lengthening shadows and most other African species brought back from the brink of extinction enjoy the ecological harmony. Although buffalo are found here, game deemed dangerous such as lion and elephant are found on Nature Reserves next door.

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Your Hosts You will be hosted by one of the most famous South African Rugby World Cup winners who is incredibly passionate about conservation and has a philosophy driven by making quality and lasting friendships, bringing guests closer to nature and ensuring that everyone experience enduring memories.


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Accomodation The lodge is perched 20 meters above the high water mark on the Settlers dam with breathtaking views up river. Animal and bird sightings along the river banks are a guaranteed occurrence from the spacious viewing porch. The lodge can be booked in its entirety or per person depending on the need. The lodge sleeps 7, and is made up of three ensuite bedrooms, a very large stunning king size bed room with ensuite, volume lounge, dining room and bar is available with a separate kitchen. Male and female restrooms are available to aid further entertainment and further accommodation can be arranged on the adjacent property if required.

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Hunting The total hunting area comprises of 20,000 hectares in maleria free South Africa. Both SCI and/ or Rowland Ward trophies can be achieved for all species and the hunt remains challenging and a soul enriching experience. This has been a premier hunting destination for the last 20 Years and caters for bow and rifle hunting equally. The nature of the terrain and topography provides well worn game paths, while the cover lends itself to walk and stalk and ambush hunting with the emphasis on getting close. Here the ethical bow hunter and his/her quarry


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have an equal chance, while blinds and certain lookout points are strategically placed to be most effective. Crown River prides itself in the “Mac nab”, the ultimate test. From sun up to sun down, you have the challenging opportunity to catch a fish, shoot a bird and hunt an antelope, all of which is possible for the skillful outdoors-man.

Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.

Minimum Calibres • Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.

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Moose Hunting Norway

Moose Hunting Knut MooseWe are pleased to be able to offer Moose hunting in the Eastern part of Norway. This prestigious estate has its origin dating back to the 16th century. The current operation on the estate is forestry, hunting and deer farming. The estate owns about 40,000 acres of land with several cabins and fishing waters.Hunting traditions are strong and have been for many generations. Today we hunt Moose & Reindeer here, but it is also possible to hunt Capercaillie, Red & Roe Deer, Bear, Wolf, Wolverine and Lynx in some parts of the season.


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The hunting area is divided in to two different areas – upper area and lower area. The upper area is a mix of old forest, marshlands, scattered hardwood forest and mountain. This area is suitable for Moose and Reindeer hunting. There are no roads and the landscape is beautiful which will make you feel like you are the only person in mountains. The lower area is mostly covered with spruce forest with occasionally clear-cut areas. The roads in this area makes the terrain easy accessible and stands can be rearranged quickly. Best suited for Moose hunting Hunting has always been a big part of the estate.

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Previous generations relied on hunting for food and the extra income from venison and skin. Horses were needed to transport a big moose from the hunting terrain to the larder. Often a laborious task that could take 1-2 days.

Accommodation All our guest hunters will sleep in our high standard cabin in the middle of the hunting terrain. The cabin is fully equipped with 13 beds, 230V electricity, Wi-Fi and heating. The cabin also has its own wood-heated sauna which after a long day of hunting it is much appreciated to step into a hot sauna.


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Hunting Moose hunting season starts 25th September and ends 23rd December. The best season for hunting moose is September and October. This is when the terrain is still dry and the weather is not so cold. November and December can also be good hunting months, though the snow and cold conditions can make the hunt more difficult. But if you are up for a new experience hunting on snow can be really exciting. The annual quota of 25-30 moose annually is set during the spring. Different techniques of hunting are used depending on the terrain of the hunting area. In the open

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and less forested upper area we can use spotters to locate game and then sneak into position. The upper area is also suitable for hunting with a leashed dog, where the dog silently tracks down the game and creates shooting opportunities.

Additional information

The lower area is more densely forested and we prefer to use unleashed dogs to search for animals and, unlike the leashed dogs, bark at the game to try to pin it down and signal to the hunters. This form of hunting will get you close to the game and you will really feel up close and personal to the action.

You can bring your own rifles and by Norwegian law minimum calibre is 6,5×55, thought we recommend larger calibres as 308, 30-06 and 9,3×62. High-speed calibres and ammunition is not recommended when we often see that vegetation changes direction of the bullet.

Best way of travel is by airplane to Oslo Airport – Gardermoen. From airport it’s about 2.5 – 3 hour drive to the estate.

2015 Hunting Dates: 24th – 29th September and 4th – 9th October. Recommended number of days per hunt is 3 days.


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Minimum Calibres

Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.

• Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.

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Reindeer Hunting Norway

Reindeer Hunting Hendry, Ramsay & Waters is pleased to offer the following program in both the Breheimen and Jotunheimen national parks which holds Europe’s last surviving population of wild Reindeer which have been hunted here since the Ice Age. The Jotunheimen national park reopens this year after being closed to all hunting for the past 8 years so this untouched territory will really be worth a visit. Only a few licences are available for big males, so this hunt is very exclusive and the season very short.


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The landscape is breathtaking moorland framed with mountainous peaks reaching 2,500 metres above sea level. At the Breheimen national, there are two hunting areas: The South East park is our hardest hunting ground and it helps to be in good physical shape as you be hunting in a vast wilderness from our base camp in the mountains, and must be prepared to walk 5 – 15 kms per day, starting with a 2 hour trek (good path) to the comfortable log cabin which will be your base for the duration of the hunt.

The South West hunting area is reached by a boat and is the easier of all hunting areas which includes a cabin in the middle of the reindeer area which is only about 1 hour easy walking from when you get off the boat. The scenery is simply stunning and really adds to the ambiance of the trip. Dates Available in 2015: 20th August – 10th September. Please contact us to book and for further details.


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Minimum Calibres

Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.

• Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.

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Deer Stalking Courses

Deer Stalking Courses In addition to the stalking we offer for experienced hunters we also cater for the complete novice,

Day 1 begins in the classroom covering legal requirements, animal identification and safe stalking practice and end at the range for instruction on rifle safety and target practice. Day 2 Professionally guided stalking to put into practice what you learned the day before.

Introduction to Stalking Course

A certificate of attendance is issued.

This is for either complete novices or individuals who wish to further their knowledge.

Foreign sportsmen also find this course useful making them aware of safe stalking practice and the law in Scotland.

Normally this takes place over 2 days.

This course is also ideal preparation for those wish to take the DMQ Level One.


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HRW also offers, for those that have achieved a Level One, DMQ Level Two preparation and DMQ Level Two assessments. This can be carried out throughout the year to suit your requirements.

Rates Prices differ per species and depend on availability or demand at the time of booking. These hunts and prices can be arranged and will be provided immediately upon request.

Minimum Calibres • Small species including impala is .243W. • Medium species up to Red Hartebeest is .270W. • Large species requires a minimum calibre of 300 H&H or larger. • Big five/dangerous game, minimum required is 375 H&H or larger. Bows are to be minimum 60lb draw weight, and minimum arrow speed 220fps with arrow of 350 grains including 90 grain broad head. Mechanical broad heads are not recommended.

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About Us. Our People

Vernon Waters Owner Shoot host Scotland and Spain, Stalking Guide info@scothunt.co.uk + 44 (0) 1337 840600

David Muir Owner UK Shoot Host & Stalking Guide, International Hunting & Fishing Guide david@scothunt.co.uk + 44 (0) 1337 840600

Jimmy Copeland

Bryan Stapleford

Stalking Guide Scotland

Loader Driver Shoot Host Scotland


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Ian Carmichael

Miguel Sangran

Lucia Llanza

Adrian Blundell

Stalking Guide Scotland

Shoot Owner Host, Southern Spain

Shoot Owner Host, Central Spain

Field Sports Photographer / Journalist

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Contacts

Hendry, Ramsay & Waters The Old Bank 152 High Street Newburgh Fife KY14 6DZ info@scothunt.co.uk + 44 (0) 1337 840600 http://www.scothunt.co.uk

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