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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Three gunmakers and an optics company have come together with a rifle range to offer free range days, where you can try their rifles and shotguns. Blaser Sporting – which sells Blaser, Sauer, Mauser and Minox products – and Bristol gun shop Braces are sponsoring the ammunition. If you have an FAC, sign up to […]

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Foxhunters are delighted. A small group of antis held the biggest anti-hunting march London has seen. Around 5,000 people marched through the West End and a few hundred of them made it to Downing Street. Foxhunters are delighted because, a few years ago, they put 400,000+ protestors on the streets of London, campaigning for hunting. […]

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It’s a shooting season vice. How to stop your dogs working for themselves – and not for you. The best way to bring your dog back on track is to point them to a dummy and get them to pick it For more about Gilly’s training, go to www.bedgebrookgundogs.co.uk For our films with Gilly, visit […]

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When pigeons are feeding around a huge area, how do you bring them back to the point where you want to shoot them? Andy Crow address the problem with ‘flock focus’. Sponsored by: 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 from Andy, visit www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/andy-crow/ This […]

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It’s all about vegans this week. Andy Crow is shooting pigeons over the crops on his farm, so we can keep British vegans fed. Meanwhile, Charlie is off to see the vegans march against hunting in London. And gundog trainer Gilly Nickols is back with her summer gundog boot camp – no animals are harmed. […]

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“There was no argument about it. It was just done.” So says the pheasant hatchery owner who has just lost 60,000 birds. With bird flu creeping across the UK and game farms wiped out by government culls, what is the future for the gameshooting season this year. We talk to Graham Holden at Hy-Fly Game […]

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How fast can you gralloch a deer? Paul Childerley puts in an impressive time in our speed challenge – and he gets to keep all his fingers. For more from Emberleaf, go to emberleaf.com To go stalking with Paul Childerley, visit www.childerleysporting.co.uk For more films with Paul, look at www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/paul-childerley/ This item appears on YouTube […]

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They are among the most beautiful knives you can buy, with Damascus blades and mammoth ivory handles. We visit Emberleaf to see how to make a top quality knife. For more from Emberleaf, go to emberleaf.com This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 391 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain391 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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Bird flu is on the rise. It was found in Norfolk in early June 2017. DEFRA confirms that H5N8 avian flu is in a small flock of chickens and geese at a premises near Diss in south Norfolk. A 3km protection zone and a 10km surveillance zone have been put in place around the infected […]

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There is a new hunting, shooting and fishing TV channel on Amazon in Germany. Amazon Prime members can now get high-quality hunting/shooting/angling documentaries and programmes from Waidwerk. It launches jointly with travel channel Xplore, from the same studio, German production company Highview.   Amazon offers the channel free to Amazon Prime member with Xplore available […]

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In News this week: Vinnie Jones​ signs for Eley Hawk Ltd​ www.eleyhawkltd.com/media-events/press-releases/vinnie-jones-joins-eley-hawk-as-a-brand-ambassador Bee stings help Lyme disease sufferers The Game Fair​ gets the ‘Guntiques Roadshow’. If you have an unusual item from the worlds of hunting, shooting and fishing that you would like discussed and values, please email a picture and description to charlie@fieldsportschannel.tv Shooting […]

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It’s a laidback drive-around local farms looking for foxes – and answering the knotty question whether to shoot vixens at this time of year and how do you know it’s a vixen?… you don’t. Visit the South Somerset Ferreters on Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/829059187171844/ For more films with them, go to www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/south-somerset-ferreters/ This item appears on YouTube […]

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Keep your gundog interested in water. Gilly Nickols offers her tips for summer gundog training. 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 390 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain390 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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The top gundog teams in the world come to Cawdor Castle in Inverness-shire to compete in Skinners 2017 international working test. Last year’s winner was the Dutch team. In contention this year are the Brits and the Danish. Find out how they get on. For more from Skinner’s, visit www.skinnerspetfoods.co.uk This item appears on YouTube […]

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What does it take to be one of best gundogs in the world? They gather at Cawdor Castle in Inverness-shire for the Skinners World Cup Retriever Event 2017. International teams battle it out in demanding working tests to pick the best. Meanwhile, at the other end of the country, the South Somerset Ferreters are out […]

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Richard Leonard is out with his airgun and specialising in starlings in this week’s AirHeads. Pied and glossy starlings are in his sights, because of the damage they cause on farms in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. Meanwhile, Airgunner editor Phill Price looks at Crosman air pistols – and how to turn them into air rifles. […]

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Richard Leonard is protecting a farm from attack by starlings. He is hunting them with an Air Arms S510. This item is supported by Air Arms. For more, go to www.air-arms.co.uk It appears in AirHeads, episode 66. To watch the show on YouTube, go to bit.ly/airheads66 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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Six-year-old from Fife goes foxshooting: www.thesun.co.uk/news/3503540/girl-6-dreams-of-shooting-foxes-and-regularly-goes-hunting-with-her-dad-who-keeps-gun-in-family-home/ New Zealand duck season: www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFfuLyiZt3U American NRA: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RxWLZWUW9A News is sponsored by Percussion www.percussion-europe.com

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Gilly Nickols says start your summer gundog training programming with steadiness. Reinforce that and it will make it easier to drop the rest of your gundogs skills into place. For more about Gilly’s training, go to www.bedgebrookgundogs.co.uk This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 389 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain389 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter […]

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Martin Salter from the Angling Trust, a shoot owner and a carp fisherman line up to say what effect the HS2 high-speed railway line will have on hunting, shooting and fishing. Charlie investigates the proposed project, due for delivery over the next decade, that is unpopular with people along its route from London to Birmingham. […]

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Andy Crow is out helping a local pheasant shoot with its roebuck cull. For Crow’s films go to www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/andy-crow/ This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 389 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain389 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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What does it take to shoot a roebuck? If you are Andy Crow, it takes ‘roehow’. He is out helping with a local deer cull. Plus we go all political and look at the effect HS2 will have on hunting, shooting and fishing. And it’s the first in our new series, Gundog Summer Bootcamp – […]

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Police arrested a man in New York for allegedly killing a squirrel with a crossbow after it gave him a ‘dirty look’. Jonathan Mangia, 27, faces charges of prohibited use of a weapon and reckless endangerment. “Great job PO Kosinski & Pallakis along w @NYSDEC Ofcrs arresting the #SquirrelHunter. Save archery for the range,” the […]

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Fencing land is a better way of protecting it from deer than managing local deer populations. That’s the conclusion of a University of Kentucky deer specialist. Out of all of the wildlife complaints University of Kentucky Extension specialist Matt Springer handles complaints from vegetable growers about wildlife. He says that whitetail deer are the top […]

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European and African hunting: what are the differences? Find out the most common mistakes European hunters make with big bore hunting rifles in Africa. Two professional hunters, Dr Kevin Robertson and Pieter Nel, explain in this short film For Southern African Wildlife College, visit www.wildlifecollege.co.za For more about Aimpoint go to www.aimpoint.com This item appears […]

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Park rangers, professional hunters, even sport hunters all need to learn how to shoot an elephant safely and cleanly. A good place to do it is Southern African Wildlife College, where we follow hunter Lennart Ljungfelt (also the boss of gun sights company Aimpoint) on the course and learn about the risks you face when […]

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Browning invites a gang of shooting writers to France to burn through 24,000 rounds of ammunition. Shooting Sports editor Peter Moore, Rifle Shooter editor Dom Holtam, Gun Trade News Editor Colin Fallon and our own Tim Pilbeam get to test new kit including: X-Bolt McMillan stock Winchester SX4 B725 Pro Sport The new Kite optics […]

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A gang of us head to France where gun company Browning has laid on all its latest products – shotguns and rifles – and a massive 24,000 rounds of ammunition. All we have to do is burn through it, and make sure those shotguns and rifles work. Among the kit on test are the forthcoming […]

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President Trump speaks to the National Rifle Association in Atlanta: watch the full speech. It’s the first time a sitting US president has spoken at an annual meeting of the NRA since Ronald Reagan addressed the group in 1983. “We have news that you’ve been waiting for a long time,” Trump told the crowd in […]

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There’s a white muntjac in Oxfordshire. The animal turned up on the ground of sporting agent Cervus UK. Cervus’s Owen Beardsmore posted pictures of the buck on Facebook and YouTube, adding that it is not for shooting.

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How to shoot and cook rabbit. Cai Ap Bryn sets up a delicious barbecue with the help of a rimfire and a special ginger beer batter for the bunnies. He has pear and apple orchards to protect – and so everyone else gets rabbit to eat. Meanwhile, Tim is on a mountain rifle mission. the […]

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