Top shot Ben Husthwaite shows how to shoot driven targets – useful for both calyshooters and gameshooters. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 404 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain404 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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Tim Pilbeam is in Argentina after lamb-killers. But these are not foxes or coyotes. These are wild boar. The pigs released in South America have developed a taste for lamb, and the only way to control them in the thick brush is to ride after them with horses and dogs, and shoot them at close […]

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We are after the wild boar that are big enough to carry off livestock. Tim Pillbeam’s latest Rucksack & Rifle adventure takes him to Argentina where they shoot boar from horseback. It’s a challenge for Tim. He has not shot like that before. Meanwhile, competition shot Ben Husthwaite is back with more shotgun tips. This […]

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Have you ever missed a bird? Thought so. Well, when rook and pigeon shooter Jaf Jefferson has a bad morning’s shooting, he takes his problems to the experts and finds out what to do about it. That’s not all. There is a new British Army anti-poaching unit in News, ‘Hallo Charlie!’ is back, and we […]

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Jaf Jefferson is having a tough morning’s shooting. The decoy pattern is set, but he cannot connect with the rooks and pigeons. he takes his problem to Dennis Stepney at UK Gun Repairs, who watches the Shotkam footage and solves his ‘missing’ problem. For more from Dennis Stepney, visit www.ukgunrepairs.co.uk For the South Somerset Ferreters, […]

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What kind of shooting season is it going to be? And does the anti-grouse-shooting demo in London matter? We talk to the experts at the GWCT, BASC and the Countryside Alliance. For A Year in the Life of a Grouse Moor, visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewEzSPR-u2I For BASC’s film about the 2017 grouse count, go to www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptLKzB6j-ro This […]

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Ben Husthwaite hits back at critics who say he cheats at clay shoots. The multi world champion winner talks about sportsmanship and gamesmanship. This item is sponsored by Gamebore www.gamebore.com For more from the clayground, visit www.ejchurchill.com Ben’s website is www.benhusthwaite.com This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 402 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain402 Sign up for […]

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Bouncing bunnies are among the most challenging sporting clay targets you can shoot. Just when you have a line on them, they bounce. Top shot Ben Husthwaite explains a foolproof way of shooting them. This item is sponsored by Gamebore www.gamebore.com For more from the clayground, visit www.ejchurchill.com Ben’s website is www.benhusthwaite.com This item appears […]

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With the roe rut underway, deer manager Paul Childerley has a great opportunity to take out cull bucks. He shows which calls they respond to, and draws them close by perfectly mimicking a roe doe’s peeps. It’s a great ethical hunt, that keeps the deer population under control and puts venison on the table. This […]

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How do you call in a roe buck – and stop it coming in so you can shoot it? Paul Childerley shows how with the help of a buttolo call, a beech whistle and Percy the Pig. Find out which is best. Meanwhile, it’s the first in our new Smoking Targets series with the bad […]

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Tim Pilbeam is looking at a new rifle package on the market that’s pitched at gamekeepers. It has the Sauer 101 and Minox scope at its heart – and he likes it. Meanwhile, Dean Strangeway shows our reporter Alex Howell around the solar farm that’s at the heart of his shoot in Hampshire – and […]

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With foxes on the prowl for pheasant poults, it’s time for keepers to get out the rifles and start shooting. To coincide with this, Sauer has brought out a ‘Keeper Package’. It is the latest in a trend of rifle packages from several of the manufacturers. Tim Pilbeam reviews it. For the Sauer Keeper package […]

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Hampshire gamekeeper Dean Strangeway explains why solar farms are so good for shoots – because they are good for wildlife. Reporter is Alex Howell. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 401 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain401 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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So you have your new gritstone and you want to sharpen your knife? Emberleaf knifemaker Joel Andreas shows the best technique. For more from Emberleaf, go to www.emberleaf.com This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 401 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain401 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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Roy Lupton has roebuck hunting on his mind. With the roe rut around the corner, he takes his buttolo call out for a try and gets good reactions from the local roe deer population – and a shot. Meanwhile, Andy Crow is off to see his new Crow-branded Clear Pigeon cartridges come off the Gamebore […]

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Gamebore is launching a new version of its popular Clear Pigeon cartridge – and Andy Crow helped develop it. Find out more when Andy visits Gamebore’s factory in Hull. For more about the Clear Pigeon cartridges, visit www.gamebore.com This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 400 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain-400 Sign up for our weekly email […]

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It will be remembered as one of the wettest Queen’s Prizes in recent history – but more than 800 shooters whittled down to one by the end of the competition, with Parag Patel the deserved winner of the NRA Gold Medal. The Imperial Meeting remains a showcase of the best of British target shooting at […]

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Is this the future of the local country show? More than 150 Firearm Certificate holders went for a free day sending ammunition down range at Braces rifle range near Bristol. the idea is to put products from riflemakers Mauser, Sauer and Blaser in their hands, and to try out Minox optics and look at Blaser […]

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Using a buttolo call, Roy Lupton gets an amazing reaction from roe deer on his ground. It is the start of the roe rut and Roy is out to see what he can call in. For Roy’s Sauer 404, visit www.blaser-sporting.com For Leica sport optics go to uk.leica-camera.com/Sport-Optics This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports […]

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Roy’s out for an evening on the foxes. It’s his first evening out for a while, as his birds have been keeping him at home – and we get to meet them, too. Once in the field, no fox is safe. Roy has thermal imaging equipment to spot them. For more about Pulsar thermal imagers, […]

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It’s a small British company that’s doing big business worldwide. Spartan Precision Equipment makes the Javelin bipods that are popular in Europe and soon to take the USA by storm. We talk to the inventor, Rob Gearing. For more about Javelin Bipods, visit javelinbipod.com This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 399 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain399 […]

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Roy Lupton is no ordinary sportsman. He is off foxshooting this evening. But first he is caring for the falcons he is breeding, which are hopping around his front room, and nipping people’s fingers. Once they are fed and happy, he loads up the rifle and thermal imaging equipment to go and look for a […]

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What’s on at the Game Fair Theatre in 2017? It’s all being organised by Fieldsports Channel. Here’s a preview. Friday 28 July 9.30am-10am Justin Urquhart Stewart on how to make a million… in twenty minutes Justin is a well-known TV and radio commentator on investment matters and co-founder of Seven Investment Management. He takes the […]

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Andy Crow is committed to producing vegetarian meals. He is out with Brody Woollard and other friends to make a dent in the pigeon population that has flattened more than 70 acres of his crops. After a day’s hard shooting, they make a bag of more than 500, all of them picked. Meanwhile, Charlie Jacoby […]

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What do you do pigeons are munching their way through 70 acres of flattened crops? You call in your buddies and their shotguns. That’s what Crow does – and they get a back between them of 550. Jack Pyke www.jackpyke.co.uk Decoying kit from UKShootWarehouse www.ukshootwarehouse.com Cartridges from www.gamebore.com For more from Andy, visit www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/andy-crow/ This […]

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Romany Custom Catapults makes the most beautiful catapults in the world. Charlie Jacoby visits the man behind it, Asa Wilson, and finds out how he designs and builds them and, crucially, how to shoot them. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 398 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain398 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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One of your top summer training jobs it keeping the communication connection between you and your gundog. Gilly Nickols shows how. For more about Gilly’s training, go to www.bedgebrookgundogs.co.uk For our films with Gilly, visit www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/gilly-nickols/ This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 398 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain398 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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Sea eagles are taking lambs and red deer calves. It’s a normal springtime on the Ardnamurchan peninsula with local deerstalkers and farmers dealing with the idiocy of government policy. This is part one of our four-part film A Year in the Life of Red Deer, where we follow Niall Rowantree of West Highland Hunting in […]

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All the action from the Jack Pyke Pro Sporting 2017, held at Sporting Targets clayground in Bedfordshire. We hook up with Andy Crow among other shooters to find out why no less than 800 people go to this shoot. For more from Jack Pyke, visit www.jackpyke.co.uk For Sporting Targets, go to sportingtargets.co.uk This item appears […]

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What do you get from a cheap rifle? Tim Pilbeam makes the case for buying a cheap rifle: he reviews the Ruger American and points out which aspects of a rifle setup you should look at when you are buying a cheap one, including barrel, trigger, bolt, magazine, scope and moderator. This item appears on […]

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Cheap rifles – are they worth it? Tim Pilbeam says yes, as long as you look out for a few key aspects of the rifle you want to buy. He talks through the possible pitfalls in a cheap rifle. Meanwhile, the Jack Pyke Pro Sporting clayshoot attracted 800 people last week. That’s an incredible figure […]

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Kevin Pietersen, the South African born England cricketing star has launched a campaign to save rhinos and to show off his anti-hunting credentials at the same time. He is bringing poaching crimes to the attention of his followers via Twitter. The controversial cricketer caused a stir when he went into bat with unconventional black stickers […]

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Olympic gold medallist Peter Wilson lams into ISSF – International Shooting Sport Federation for ditching Double Trap from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA) on 25 June rubber-stamped it’s 9 June decision to drop 50m Rifle Prone, 50m Pistol and Double Trap from the Tokyo 2020 Shooting Sport […]

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How do you look down a rifle barrel and start the zeroing process? Sim Hay visits Brace’s rifle range, south of Bristol, UK, and learns how to boresight a rifle. The range offers a variety of shooting from fixed targets to running boar targets. To sign up for the free range day on 22-23 July […]

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Jackdaws are damaging the crops and farm manager Andy Crow is going to do something about them. He packs his pigeon-shooting kit – with a few jackdaw tweaks – and does battle with the birds for an afternoon. Blaser F16 from http:/www.blasersporting.com Jack Pyke www.jackpyke.co.uk Decoying kit from UKShootWarehouse www.ukshootwarehouse.com Cartridges from www.gamebore.com For more […]

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Andy Crow has a jackdaw problem he can only solve with a gun. Jackdaws may be the least offensive corvid to some but to a farm manager like Andy they do double the damage of their bigger cousins the rooks. He is out to decoy in and control numbers of the birds on the farm […]

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‘Anyone who shoots with an eye closed is guessing’. That’s the conclusion of top shotgun coach Nick Penn. Eye dominance is rubbish, he says, as he presents his five steps to shooting heaven. That’s not all. Olympic shooting gold medallist Peter Wilson appeals to his shooting federation not to destroy his sport of double trap, […]

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Top gundog trainer Gilly Nickols wants a certain kind of delivery from her dogs. They have to sit and present birds to her. Here’s how she trains them. For more about Gilly’s training, go to www.bedgebrookgundogs.co.uk For our films with Gilly, visit www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/gilly-nickols/ This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 394 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain394 Sign […]

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Shotgun coach Nick Penn offers his tips for straight shooting. Learn his secrets here. For more from Nick, go to www.pennsport.co.uk/ This film is sponsored by Beretta. For Beretta shotguns, visit www.gmk.co.uk This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 394 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain394 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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Lulworth Castle hosts the FITASC European Shooting Championships 2017. We cover all the action, we talk to top shooters including George Digweed MBE and Mark Winser, and we meet the organisers, Jean-François Palinkas and Graham Brown. This item appears in Claysports, episode 17. To watch the whole show on YouTube, go to bit.ly/claysports17 Sign up […]

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George Digweed MBE is on a charity day for the Prince’s Countryside Fund, organised by EJ Churchill. Here’s how a well-run charity clay shoot should look. Plus Rob Fenwick from EJ Churchill on what the Worlds will look like in 2018. This item appears in Claysports, episode 17. To watch the whole show on YouTube, […]

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The FITASC roadshow comes to Dorset in June 2017 for the European Shooting Championships. Meet the stars of the event, find out how they organise it, and lots more. In this episode of Claysports, George Digweed and Rob Fenwick from EJ Churchill explain how to run a good-quality charity clay day. And presenter and Olympic […]

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It’s our airgun show AirHeads: Richard Leonard puts the Nitesite kit through its paces after hares in South Africa, bumping into other African wildlife along the way. David has a full round up of air rifle news in HotAir and Charlie rounds up the best airgunning videos on YouTube in AirStreaming. Richard is supported by […]

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Just how much abuse can a pair of Zeiss binoculars take? In this film we drop them, drag them, crush them, drown and finally we shoot them. They are (they were) a mint pair of Victory HT binoculars. The guys at German optics company Zeiss wanted to replicate what a good quality set of optics […]

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Top gundog trainer Gilly Nickols gives her tips for training a team of gundogs and keeping them up to the mark during the close season. For more about Gilly’s training, go to www.bedgebrookgundogs.co.uk For our films with Gilly, visit www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/gilly-nickols/ This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 393 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain393 Sign up for our […]

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What’s the best shape of knife for what you want out of a knife? plus – once you have chosen it – grinding, stropping and an incredible whetstone: Dean Boyd from bespoke British knifemaker Emberleaf reveal their regime for creating the sharpest knives. For more, visit emberleaf.com/ This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, […]

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Andy Crow has a rabbit problem on the farm he manages in Kent. After years of low rabbit numbers, this year they are back. He is out with lamp and rifle to bring them back under control. For more from Andy, visit www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/andy-crow/ This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 393 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain393 Sign […]

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Andy Crow is on rabbit patrol. After years of low rabbit numbers, they are back on his farm in Kent – and we are hearing reports of booming rabbit numbers in many locations across the UK. He is out with Gary to bring the numbers down and protect his crops. Meanwhile, Gilly Nickols has tips […]

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Here’s hunting in South Africa’s Limpopo Province. Johan von Staden of Cruiser Safaris takes a client out after ‘the grey ghost of Africa’, the kudu. Find out how Johan and Thomas Ochsenbein get on. We are also talking to Dr Kevin Robertson, author of The Perfect Shot – Shot Placement for African Big Game, who […]

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The Perfect Shot is one of the best known hunting books ever written. Kevin ‘Doctari’ Robertson tells the story of how the book came about and how it helped save him and his family after he was forcibly removed from his farm in Zimbabwe. This item appears in Fieldsports Africa, episode 8. Watch it here: […]

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