Kent farmer Andy Crow has drilled his crops – and now he has to keep the pigens away while they grow. He reveals his tactics for shooting pigeons over spring drillings. For more from Andy, visit www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/andy-crow/ Jack Pyke www.jackpyke.co.uk Decoying kit from UKShootWarehouse www.ukshootwarehouse.com Clear Pigeon from www.gamebore.com This item appears on YouTube in […]

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A morning walk-around with a rifle at the start of the roebuck season in Somerset reveals how many animals there are to cull for farmer Ashley Vellacott. As well as knocking over a ‘freezer filler’, he explais why deer hunting and sheep farming are what produce England’s most beautiful countryside. Ashley uses: Browning X-bolt in […]

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Andy Crow is climbing trees to put out his pigeon decoys. It is all part of his strategy shooting pigeons that are coming in to his spring drillings. After going all King Kong, he climbs down and puts in a good few hours shooting to build a bag of 67. Meanwhile, the new roebuck season […]

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Malta ! You point out suspected criminals to the police . . . and you end up in court ! Please RT and begin baking cakes ! #stoptheslaughter pic.twitter.com/HDBQ2ec6Qp — Chris Packham (@ChrisGPackham) April 18, 2017 BBC journalist and bird rights activist Chris Packham is in court in Malta charged with assaulting bird trappers. Packham […]

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And finally, the Femmes Fatales don’t just shoot. We have filmed the glamorous British all-women group enjoying gameshooting. Here is one of their number, stuntwoman Amanda Foster in a new advert for No 7 makeup. Here is one of our films with the Femmes Fatales: And here is Amanda shooting:

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A Facebook post has led to two convictions for poaching in the USA. David Maxfield Jr and Allen Boal from Oregon, USA, have lost their hunting privileges for the next three years and must pay US$7,600 in fines after posting pictures of animals they poached online.

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What’s your favourite hunting film? The Kuiu Film Festival is underway, with voting in six categories until the end of April. The US clothing company will announce the awards on 5th May. If you like American hunting – almost all the entries are from North America – visit filmfest.kuiu.com for a good night’s telly.

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Maltese hunters voluntarily did not hunt turtle doves this spring, with poachers facing large fines. The island’s hunters won a referendum on hunting two years ago. Since then, it has worked hard to stamp out illegal hunting. This film by local bird rights activist shows a poacher retrieving a stone curlew. He was later fined […]

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Larysa Switlyk of US TV show Larysa Unleashed is after three species of deer in the south of England: a roebuck, a fallow buck and a muntjac makes a ‘Sussex Slam’. Stalker is Darren Phizacklea of Viscount Sporting. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 385 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain385 Sign up for our weekly email […]

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The people who make the famous red dot sight for wild boar have a new product comnig out. Aimpoint is developing a new sight for shotguns. We go to Mamima Jakt in Sweden to test it out. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 385 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain385 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter […]

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Aimpoint has developed a new sight for a shotgun. Does it make you too good to miss? We are off to a clayground ‘laboratory’ in Sweden to find out. Plus Larysa Switlyk is back and she is stalking the ‘Sussex Slam’: roebuck, fallow buck and muntjac, with the help of Darren Phizacklea of Viscount Sporting. […]

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We go behind the scenes at Staffordshire clayshootiung ground Oakedge. How do they set up the targets? We talk to Oakedge’s Paul Hodson. For more from this ground, go to oakedgeshootingground.co.uk This item appears in Claysports, episode 16. To watch the whole show on YouTube, go to bit.ly/claysports16 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter […]

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It’s the first big clayshooting event of the British clay pigeon calendar. Join the action on a sunsoaked Essex Gun Masters 2017. For future Essex Masters, go to www.essexgun.com This item appears in Claysports, episode 16. To watch the whole show on YouTube, go to bit.ly/claysports16 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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We are at the big event that starts the British clayshooting season. The Essex Masters 2017 takes place in glorious sunshine. Find out how the shooters get on. Meanwhile, we go to Oakedge Shooting Ground in Staffordshire to find how course setter Paul Hodson mixes it up. There is round-up, and presenter Peter Wilson gives […]

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We are off to Yate in Somerset to visit Sedgemoor Target Shooting Club. The reason? It is at the forefront of a new sport that combines athletics and shooting. Target Sprint requires runners who can shoot straight – and it is tipped as a future Olympic sport. Gorgs Geikie talks us through it. This item […]

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Paul Hodson wants to see how far he can break a clay with an airgun. 30 yards? 50 yards? 70 yards? more? Find out here. This item is supported by Air Arms. For more, go to www.air-arms.co.uk Thanks to Oakedge Shooting Ground in Staffordshire www.oakedgeshootingground.co.uk/ It appears in AirHeads, episode 65. To watch the show […]

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It’s tipped as an Olympic sport – combining running and shooting, Target Sprint is picking up pace among athletics and target airgun clubs up and down the UK. We go to a training session with target shooting star Gorgs Geikie to find out what it’s all about. Meanwhile, Paul Hodson wants to find out how […]

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Toys get more regulation than guns. That, says the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, is why guns should be more restricted.  It has brought out a film starring a handgun disguised as a teddy bear to make its point.

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Tim Pilbeam is a powder hound. He likes guns that use cartridges with propellant. Chris Kemp works for airgun manufacturer Air Arms. So whose rifle is most effective round the farm? Spanish Mouflon Hunting Tim’s rifle is from Browning www.browning.eu Chris’s rifle is from Air Arms www.air-arms.co.uk For more films from Tim, go to www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/tim-pilbeam/ […]

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The roebuck stalking season is open. Charlie Jacoby heads to Cumbria with two US hunting TV stars: Larysa Switlyk and Lindsay Christensen. They are out after bucks on the Greystoke Castle Estate and other ground managed by Steve Pymm of Cumbria Wild Game. For Larysa Unleashed, go to www.larysaunleashed.com or www.youtube.com/user/LSwitlyk For Extreme Huntress, visit www.extremehuntress.com […]

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The quiet world of British deerstalking is shattered by the arrival of two noisy American deerhunters this week. Larysa Switlyk from US TV show Larysa Unleashed and Lindsay Christensen, winner of the 2017 Extreme Huntress Competition in the USA, go after roebuck in Cumbria in the opening week of the season. Meanwhile, in Sussex, Tim […]

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Masked officers from the RSPB have intruded on a Scottish estate looking for an eagle. The estate found it, and filmed it healthy and flying – but still the RSPB issued a release implying the estate had killed it. Laura Sorrentino, director of the North Glenbuchat Estate, Strathdon, Aberdeenshire, says: “We have been made aware today of statement […]

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The seagull menace on Britain’s coastal resorts is getting out of hand. After being attacked by gulls in Eastbourne, we look at the options for pest controllers. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 383 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain383 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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Tim heads into the hills behind the Costa del Sol to go mouflon and wild boar hunting. It’s a great way to end a hard day’s relaxing on the beach. Next time you are on a Costa holiday, give it a try. Tim is sponsored by: Sauer www.sauer.de and Harkila www.harkila.com The guide who provided […]

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Gulls divebomb David and our young reporter Alex as they brave the mean streets of Eastbourne carrying burgers. These birds are a menace! So what’s on offer if you want to get rid of gulls? You must not shoot gulls (apart from the lesser blackbacked gull). You can, however, prick their eggs and send up […]

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Foxshooter Paul Hodson gets together with friend Ryan Charlton for an evening’s foxshooting on a chicken farm in Leicestershire. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 382 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain382 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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Being and all-round shooter means learning to shoot from many different positions. When you need to shoot quickly, you must be accurate and you must also be able to judge the right position for the job. To demontrate this, Tim Pilbeam sets a series of challenges for three useful rifle shots: Rifle Shooter magazine editor […]

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Find out about different positions – different shooting positions that is – in this week’s #FieldsportsBritain. Dom Holtam, Keith Poyser and a local farmer called Robbie learn which positions is best fro what shot on a course laid out by Tim Pilbeam. Meanwhile, Paul Hodson and Ryan Charlton are foxshooting in Leicestershire. ‘Hallo Charlie!’ has […]

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You will have to start a running race by shouting ‘bang’. The EU wants to force member states to ban or license blank firing pistols. In the wake of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, the EU’s reaction is to clamp down a on the legal use of blank firing pistols. It points to the increasing use […]

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Where to professional hunters in Africa test their marksmanship? At the Swarovski Optik Steel Gong Challenge outside Durban. Held in March 2017, the challenge brings together the best shots in southern Africa. For more from Swarovski Optik, go to www.swarovskioptik.com This film is part of Fieldsports Africa, episode 7. Go to bit.ly.com/fieldsportsafrica7 Sign up for […]

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It is the poor man’s elephant hunt. Dassies or rock hyrax are one of Africa’s unsung sporting quarry. These little animal’s closest relative is the elephant, so think of this as big game hunting on a small scale. Rich Leonard tries it out on a rocky part of South Africa that also has ancient cave […]

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Jamie Chandler has time for a crafty rabbit shoot without his wife finding out – and if he is quick. Ironically, he is on an errand to take her pet rabbit to the vet This item is supported by BSA. For more, go to www.bsaguns.co.uk It appears in AirHeads, episode 64. To watch the show […]

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The deadly combo Rich Leonard and Jamie Chandler are out with their airguns in both hemispheres. Rich is targeting doves and guinea-fowl, while Jamie is after rabbits. Plus there is Hotair airgun news and the best airgun videos in Airstreaming. Doves: This item is supported by Air Arms. For more, go to www.air-arms.co.uk Rabbits: This […]

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Where pigeons are a pest and pheasants a gamebird in the UK, in South Africa, it is all about doves and guineafowl. Rich Leonard is back on the prowl with his Air Arms S510 in Cape Province, South Africa. This item is supported by Air Arms. For more, go to www.air-arms.co.uk It appears in AirHeads, […]

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Want to know how caveman hunted? The creators of Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run reckon they have cracked it. Eddie Redmayne, the voice of Dug, takes a break from recording his lines to introduce a the new teaser trailer for Aardman Animations Early Man, which is in cinemas 2018 AD. And the scene they […]

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Foxes are after lambs and baby deer in England at this time of year – and Roy is after foxes. This time he is calling them in daylight, and using schools he picked up at the Aimpoint Academy in Sweden. Aimpoint www.aimpoint.com/ For Tikka rifles, visit www.gmk.co.uk For more films from Roy, go to www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/roy-lupton/ […]

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It’s an early start and a late finish. Paul Childerley is managing the deer on three estates and a large formal garden. He manages to stalk and shoot eight ainmals from four of the UK’s six deer species: roe, fallow, muntjac and Chinese water deer. For Shooterking clothing, go to www.shooterking.co.uk Zeiss V6 scope bit.ly/zeissv6 […]

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In a single day, Paul Childerley stalks and shoots eight deer from four of the six British deer species. Starting at dawn, he is after roe, muntjac, fallow and Chinese water deer. He is also testing the new Zeiss Conquest V6 scope and using a Sako 85 rifle. Meanwhile, Roy has come back from the […]

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Two hunting YouTube stars have been nicked for poaching. Ricky Mills, aged 37, and Jimmy Duncan, 25, make the Hunting in the Sticks show, that also goes out on the Pursuit Channel in the USA. One of their viewers noticed that the area they were hunting elk did not match the area on their hunting […]

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Russians are taking a robust view of their wolf population. An MP in the Yakutia region, home to 12,000 wolves, is backing a plan to sell helicopter wolf-hunting trips at US$15,000 a time. He told the Siberian Times: “We already have tourists, local and some from abroad, who are willing to pay $10,000 for hunting […]

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An international plan to make beaver trapping more humane is to have a knock-on effect to UK stoat traps. Bureaucrats started work 20 years ago on the agreement on International Humane Trapping Standards (AIHTS) between the European Union, Russia, Canada and the USA. From 2008 to 2013, civil servants beavered away testing traps, but realised […]

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A shooter has saved a deer tangled in netting. Colin Asquith from Yorkshire freed the roebuck and posted the video on Facebook, saying: “My good deed for the day, Anti’s take note, hunters are not totally kill crazy…😊”

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Shooter Bob Vogel has built a punt gun. It fires 11-ounces of shot using 650 grains of black powder, about the same as ten 12-bore loads.

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One of two ‘bachelor’ lions that killed nine cattle and a donkey in Zimbabwe has been killed. The animal was shot at Hurungwe West during a joint operation by rangers from Hurungwe Rural District Council (HRDC) and Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority officials. The famous ‘maneaters of Tsavo’ in Kenya, now on display in […]

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The Government has changed its advice that all British gun-owners should be reported to the police for terrorism. It released a leaflet called Action Counters Terrorism, with a number of signs to look out for in a potential terrorists. Among them, it requested reports from the public on ‘Anyone who has firearms or other weapons or […]

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An hog hunter in the USA shot a pregnant feral pig and found one of the piglet fetuses had one head, two torsos and eight legs. His Facebook video of the piglet has gone viral, racking up 3 million views and almost 2,000 shares. Jesse Garcia of Garrison, Texas, says he has received offers of […]

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It’s the scandal that’s rocking the gundog world. If you are training a working dog, how far should you go when it misbehaves? Some gundog trainers say rewards and treats are all a gundog needs. Others say ‘corrective’ training or smacking is the only method that works. The argument has led to an online campaign […]

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RWS 10.3×68 rifle cartridge Hunters in the mountainous Swiss canton of Graubünden have relied on the effectiveness of 10.3mm calibres for the past 150 years. Rimfire Peabodys developed during America’s civil war as well as Vetterli and Martini stalking carbines developed after 1867 were the predecessors of the 10.3x60R – and remain to this day […]

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Do you smack, correct or punish a gundog when you are training it? Do you train only with rewards and treats? Is a working dog like a gundog a different proposition to a pet dog? Instructors do ‘not use or promote any aversive training methods or techniques’ The Kennel Club Opinion is divided – and […]

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