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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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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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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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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Australia is considering a shark cull after the death of a teenage surfer. Laeticia Brouwer was on a family holiday at Kelp Beds in the south coast of Western Australia, when she was attacked by a shark. Her father was surfing with her and brought her to the shore after the attack but she had […]

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Bikers and bears don’t mix. Dušan Vinžík was biking with his buddy in Slovakia when a Eurasian brown bear dashes out at them. It looks like the animal wants to give them a scare – and it works. Dušan’s video on YouTube has been watched millions of times.

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US clothing company Kuiu has announced the six winners of its hunting film competition. Winner of the top prize is Jay Park of 5IY who made a film about five people hunting Aoudad rams in West Texas. For more on the winners, go to FilmFest.Kuiu.com More and more Americans are videoing their hunts – Research […]

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Forget the Antiques Roadshow – it’s the Guntiques Roadshow and it is taking place at this year’s Game Fair, at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire on 28-30 July 2017. Top gun experts Bill Harriman of BASC, who also works for the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, Nick Holt and Gavyn Gardner will be on hand to value items […]

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A Lyme disease sufferer gets her husband to sting her with bees 30 times a week as she believes it helps with her symptoms. Ingrid Watt, 36, buys bees online and then asks her partner Darren to hold the bees against her back with a tweezer until they sting her. She leaves the stings in […]

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It looks like Eastbourne residents are taking the law into their own hands. A local wildlife rescue outfit reports that person or persons baited a road with bread, attracted seagulls and then ran over them with a car. A rescue volunteer says they killed three gulls. We made a film showing how gull attacks are becoming […]

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This video shows exactly what it is like to be chased by an otter. Passer-by Rory MacPherson from Lockerbie stopped to take a photo – but the otter was not pleased about having its picture taken, and saw the person off back to their car. Ever been chased by an otter? Rory MacPherson, from Lockerbie […]

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A driver has told of her terror as a deer smashed through her windscreen and landed on her 10-year-old daughter’s lap. The incident happened in Humberston, Lincolnshire. A car travelling in the opposite direction hit the deer and sent it flying into the air. It landed on the other side of the road smashing through […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Everyone’s getting in on the eaglecam act. Following our video made with a camera on the back of an eagle, GoPro itself has released one. The Burkitshi people of Mongolia are a dwindling community of eagle hunters. They fly them on foxes. GoPro strapped one of its camera to an eagle and let it loose […]

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A journalist from Jordan is under fire for vermin control. A video of Hayam Awad killing endangered striped hyena cubs has gone viral. It shows her crawling out of a hyena den in central Jordan dragging two cubs with her. Sitting in front of the den, she says that she is in an area called […]

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The Fox and Wild Dog Bounty is underway in Victoria, Australia. Collections commenced on 6 March 2017. The collection period for the fox and wild dog bounty will run from March until the end of October, consistent with previous years. Eligible participants can submit entire fox scalps for a AUS$10 reward and entire wild dog […]

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Elephant poacher Boniface Matthew Maliango had evaded arrest many times. Now, Tanzania’s top elephant poacher, made notorious in the film The Ivory Game and nicknamed ‘The Devil’, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison.

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A fox caught in a hen coop in Russia stays perfectly still. The owner gently encourages the hens to leave while he eyeballs the animal. Find out if they all make it! (OK – they do)

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A Norwegian man who caught a mouse thought he was doing it a favour by letting it go. The mouse makes it only part of the way across the road in the town of Hov.

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Now that’s a fish – and that’s an angler. Florida resident Norma Respess caught this video of an alligator walking across a golf course with its catch.

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