Deer Stalking is the term used in the UK to refer to Deer Hunting or the stealthy pursuit of deer. Though historically undertaken with the use of dogs modern deer stalking in the UK is typically undertaken with the use of a high powered rifle fitted with a telescopic sight.
We need your help. ‘Approved Verifiers’ (AVs) are required in all areas of the UK to support the Proficient Deer Stalker Certificate Level 1 (PDS1) and verify the skills of PDS1 candidates who have completed the PDS1 Online.
The ‘Proficient Deer Stalker level 1 Course’ (PDS1) has been awarded nationally recognised accreditation by both the largest UK land-based awarding bodies LANTRA and UK Rural Skills.
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.
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.
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.
Why spend all your time punching holes in paper targets? We look at the new ‘PDS Woodland Stalker Course’ - undoubtedly the finest facility in the UK designed especially for deer stalkers.
Professional deer stalker Peter S Jones offers some guidance on how to get started in deer stalking.
For those that are new to Deer Stalking I am delighted to report that we have extended and improved on the variety of deer stalking courses that we can offer beginners.
Peter Jones considers what to expect from Deer Stalking during the month of October.