The new Macnab challenge

In John Buchan's 1925 novel, 'John Macnab', three bored London gentlemen try to spice up their lives by going poaching on Scottish estates. These days the ultimate challenge for would-be hunters is to bag a Macnab which usually means shooting a deer and a brace of grouse, plus catching a salmon all within a 24-hour period. Dougie Vipond attempts the challenge with a modern twist...

First broadcast in October 2009.

Page first published on Thursday 29th October 2009
Page last updated on Thursday 12th November 2009

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