Stalking

 

Lot 21: 1 morning/evening Muntjac Stalking for 1 Rifle on West Wycombe Estate, Buckinghamshire.

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Opening bid:
£400
Increment:£25
Start date:20 Apr 2018 05:00:00 BST
End date:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST

Presented by Sir Edward Dashwood, www.westwycombeestate.co.uk:  A morning/evening Muntjac Stalk with 1 Rifle on the West Wycombe Estate, Buckinghamshire (30 miles from London).  It will be accompanied by an Estate Keeper (a tip is suggested) and can get the use of an Estate Rifle if buyer does not have their own.  Buyer gets to keep carcass.  West Wycombe Estate extends to some 5,000 acres and the shoot is managed by Sir Edward Dashwood, Bt, an extremely keen shot himself.  Sir Edward Dashwood 12th Bt currently resides at West Wycombe Park with his wife and family.  West Wycombe Estate is consistently referred to as one of the finest shoots in the Country.  Today the shoot still ranks amongst the best, and is regularly in the Field’s list of Top Shoots. Certainly it is probably the closest really good shoot to London.  The house today is frequently featured in screen adaptations of literary classics such as Cranford and Little Dorrit and more recently in the television series, Downton Abbey. Other films include W.E., The Importance of being Earnest, I Capture the Castle, The Lost Prince and He Knew He was Right.  There is a nice pub in West Wycomne Villiage if accommodation required.  To be taken on dates to be mutually agreed in the coming season with Sir Edward Dashwood.

Lot 22: 1 day's sika hind stalking on Stobo Estate, Peebleshire

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Opening bid:
£250
Increment:£10
Start date:20 Apr 2018 05:00:00 BST
End date:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST

Presented by Stobo Estate: One day’s Sika hind stalking on the Stobo Estate, Peeblesshire.  Set in delightful countryside in the Tweed Valley and only seven miles south-west of Peebles.  This is a wonderful opportunity to stalk in this beautiful area of the Borders.  To be taken in January/February 2019 – date to be arranged with the donor.  Accommodation is available locally.

Lot 23: 1 day's hind stalking on Ballogie Estate

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Opening bid:
£195
Increment:£10
Start date:20 Apr 2018 05:00:00 BST
End date:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST

Presented by Ballogie Estate: One day’s hind or doe stalking for one rifle on the beautiful Ballogie Estate in Deeside, Aberdeenshire. The Estate Stalker will accompany the rifle. There is no limit on numbers of hinds or doe shot. Rifle to provide own refreshments. The Estate can provide an accommodation list and use of the Estate rifle if necessary. To be taken during November 2018 - date to be arranged with the donor.

Lot 24: 1 day's hind stalking with stalker on Argyll Estates, Inveraray

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Opening bid:
£480
Increment:£25
Start date:20 Apr 2018 05:00:00 BST
End date:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST

Presented by Argyll Estates: One day stalking hinds for up to two rifles in season on Arfylle Estates, Inveraray, the home of the Duke of Argyll. The winner will be accompanied by the Estate's professional Stalker. Prize can be claimed in season - currently October 21st - February 15th. The winner must prove his/her competence with their rifle and produce the necessary certification. A level of fitness is required to access the hill ground.

Lot 25: 1 day’s red hind stalking on Atholl Estates, Perthshire

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Opening bid:
£300
Increment:£25
Start date:20 Apr 2018 05:00:00 BST
End date:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST

Presented by Atholl Estates: One day’s red hind stalking on part of the Atholl Estate, one of Scotland's best known Highland estates. Extending to over 145,000 acres, the estate is divided into five sporting beats, each of which offers a different mix of sport and scenery.

The red hind stalking is part of a selective cull and the estate stalker will accompany the rifle, directing guests to the identified cull hinds. The experience is enhanced by the highland ponies which are used to carry the culled deer where conditions permit and the services of a ghillie and pony are included.

To be taken during the 2018-19 season by arrangement with the donor.

Lot 26: 1 day's Roe Buck Deer Stalking on Rothes Forest Estate, Speyside

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Opening bid:
£200
Increment:£10
Start date:20 Apr 2018 05:00:00 BST
End date:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST

Presented by Broadland Properties: One day’s roe buck stalking for one rifle on the Rothes Forest Estate, near Elgin, Speyside.The day will comprise of two outings ie. Morning/Evening, with the Estate stalker. One buck per outing is expected, but this cannot be guaranteed. To be taken in July or August 2018  – date to be arranged with the donor.

Lot 27: 1 day’s stalking for a stag on Glenlyon Estate, Perthshire

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Opening bid:
£300
Increment:£25
Start date:20 Apr 2018 05:00:00 BST
End date:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST

Lot 28: 1 day's accompanied Red and/or Sika Hind stalking for 2 Rifles, with self catering accommodation in May Cottage for 1 night on the Kildermorie Estate, Easter Ross

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Opening bid:
£350
Increment:£25
Start date:20 Apr 2018 05:00:00 BST
End date:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST

Presented by Mr & Mrs Ian Duncan, Kildermorie.  Website: www.kildermorie.co.uk.  One day’s accompanied hind stalking for two rifles on Kildermorie Estate, a traditional Scottish Highland Estate in Ross-shire. Included is self – catered accommodation for one night for two people, on the Estate, in May Cottage. Whether you are new to stalking, or an expert shot, all are welcome. Own or Estate rifles may be used.  Each rifle will be accompanied by one of the Estate’s professional stalkers and there is a reasonable expectation of two beasts (eg. a hind and calf) per rifle. Carcass extraction by garron, if conditions are suitable.  For details regarding Kildermorie Estate and May Cottage accommodation, please visit the website, to be taken by arrangement between mid-November 2018 and mid-February 2019.

Lot 29: One day's roe buck stalking on the Galloway Hills

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Opening bid:
£150
Increment:£10
Start date:20 Apr 2018 05:00:00 BST
End date:04 May 2018 12:00:00 BST

Presented by Graeme Dalby, Mark Andrew & Patrick Laurie  One day’s accompanied roe buck stalking for one rifle in the beautiful Galloway hills overlooking the Solway Firth. Great views across to the Lake District, Isle of Man and North Pennines, along with some challenging stalking on remote heather moorland.  A rifle is available to borrow if required, and the carcass can be retained by the winning bidder if successful.  A good level of physical fitness is required, as there is no vehicle access to the hill.  To be taken during June or July 2018 - date to be arranged with the donor.

 
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