We’ve travelled to Ireland for this week’s show, where famed stalking guide Tommy Hynes takes Nick Latus out a morning stalk as part of the fallow doe cull. Filmed at the start of this year, the trip sees no shortage of boggy terrain — but it’s worth it as three does make an appearance right on cue. That’s the luck of the Irish!
Back in Britain, Byron Pace and Tim Pilbeam pit three straight-pull rifles against each other: the Blaser R8 Professional, Merkel Helix and Lynx 94 Hunter, each with a top-end scope attached. But which is fastest, and which would you take hunting?