Swarovski bets on field of view with NL Pure binos

  Swarovski’s new binoculars have an amazing field-of view, great quality glass at an eye-watering £2,370.…

How to shoot high crossers, with Sam Green

    It’s the bird that gets you into a big swing. Top shot Sam Green…

Hunting battling red stags in Scotland

  Charlie Jacoby is above Helmsdale in the North Highlands of Scotland with professional stalker John…

On test: Sako Powerhead Blade

How does Sako’s new Powerhead Blade bullet work on deer? The non-toxic load is a winner…

Catapult pest control with thermal imagers

  Squirrel shooting with thermal, feral pigeons and even bigger birds. That’s the challenge facing ace…

How to make your shoot covid safe

  One thing that the sport of shooting knows all about and that’s safety. Like thousands…

Foxshooter protects sheep and pheasants

  Dorset foxshooter David Pomeroy has two jobs tonight. There’s a farm on the Dorset downs…

On test: Pulsar Digex N450 night vision scope on foxes

In a world of thermal, Roy Lupton tries out a night vision scope. He takes the…

What does ‘ballistic tip’ mean?

  Ballistic is a much over-used word. You may associate it with nuclear weapons. The word…

Why are target bullets longer than hunting bullets?

  What’s the difference between target and hunting rounds? Sako Cartridges’ Aki Suvilahti says the biggest…

A simple guide to rifle calibres

  To a non-shooter, all bullets seem the same, but there are hundreds of different calibres…

What happens when a bullet goes bang

  You pull the trigger – and a lot of chemistry and physics takes place in…

Do you choose slow bullets or ‘hot rounds’?

  Hot or not? That’s the question Paul Childerley puts to Aki Suvilahti of Sako Cartridges.…

What is bullet head space?

  If you’re still finding your way around your rifle, you may want to know what…

What are bonded bullets?

  Deer manager Paul Childerley describes what a bonded bullet is good for: “More weight behind…

High flying crow shoot on Exmoor

  It’s Exmoor high-bird shooting but without the expense. Matt Turley and Nigel White are decoying…

New anglers flock to UK fishing festivals

Fishing events in the UK report great turnouts as the sport welcomes 100,000 new anglers (government…

How the RSPB persecutes gamekeepers

  Ben O’Rourke A few years ago, two gamekeepers, a policeman and a man from a…

Shooting rats on the ratberg

Rat after rat appears for Roy Lupton to shoot. He calls his trash heap ‘the ratberg’…

Pigeonshooting: how BASC shouts about our sport

Curtis Mossop’s job is to get people into shooting. We join him pigeon shooting in Cheshire…

Stalking elusive bucks

Tim Pilbeam has a fallow problem – a new piece of ground where he and friends…

Daily Telegraph puts negative spin on positive pheasant report

Gameshooting is good for the environment, but could do better. That’s the conclusion of a review…

Roy’s foxes from a hot tin roof

  When foxes killed the second of his muntjac fawns, Roy Lupton got mad. Tonight he…

Browning B525 – what goes into it?

  Browning calls its B525 series its ‘DNA’.  Perhaps ‘favourite grandchild’ is more accurate. If you…

Browning B725 – review

  The automotive industry has moved from ‘any colour as long as it’s black’ to any…

Browning B725 vs B525 – review

  Which do you buy? World Champion Amy Easeman uses a B725 (Sporter Black Edition) for…

On Test: Aimpoint Acro + roebuck stalking

  You have a buck in your scope at 200 yards, and you call it in…

On test: Pulsar Helion 2 XP50 thermal spotter

  Rabbit shooting just got easier, as Andy Crow finds out. The Pulsar Helion 2 makes…

Rabbit shoot: rain stops play

  Poor Matt Turley. You invite a team of guns to come and shoot rabbits –…

On Test: Barnes Varmint Grenade

  Andrew Venables has cooked up what he reckons is the perfect copper varminting cartridge, using…

Pigeon Harvest Festival

  Andy Crow has cut a couple of crops, so it’s time to set up for…

On test: Pulsar Thermion lights up the rabbits

Cai Ap Bryn has a rabbit problem. Happily, Thomas Jacks has a new thermal unit that’s…

Best shotgun chokes for pigeon shooting, by Andy Crow

  It’s a lovely afternoon’s pigeon shooting. Some birds are close – some are far away.…

Stock dove or woodpigeon? Andy Crow’s guide

  Crow is shooting pigeons over a bean crop. His big problem today are the stock…

Chris Packham and the ‘hen harrier 300’

When Chris Packham criticises grouseshooting, the BBC reports what he says. In the absence of balance,…

On test: Aimpoint Acro – see more, shoot more

  Sometimes you shoot an animal at a good range and you are pleased with the…

Crow shoot: 180-bird day

  Matt Turley and Nigel White know how to put on a good day. It’s 100-200…

Family day on the pigeons – it’s Crowhow

  With the pigeons pouring into Andy Crow’s pea crop, it’s time to use local resources.…

RSPB forgets its ‘rigorously neutral’ stance on pheasant shooting, says GWCT

The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust has criticised RSPB after a sustained attack on pheasant shooting…

SIG Sauer closes in Germany

The German gunmaker SIG Sauer is closing in Germany. SIG Sauer managing director Tim Castagne told…

Norma Oryx

Used by Fieldsports Channel’s Scandinavian viewers, who hunt deer and moose, the Norma Oryx is designed…

Hornady Precision Hunter

The Precision Hunter cartridge from Hornady is only the delivery vehicle for its ELD-X bullet range.…

A fox and her cubs – shoot or don’t shoot?

  Jaf Jefferson takes his night vision out shooting. He is protecting a farmers’ lambs from…

How I got my confiscated gun back

  What do you do when your gun has been confiscated on a stopover in a…

British wildfire season 2020

From the beginning of April, wildfires rage across the UK’s uplands, burning hardest where there has…

How to age and measure muntjac

Deer manager Paul Childerley has plenty of muntjac on his ground in Bedfordshire, and takes clients…

Ollie Williams’ grey squirrel shoot

That bloke off #LoveIsland is out hunting down squirrels. Ollie Williams shows how knocking over a…

Airgunning rooks to bake in a pie

  Paul Childerley and Jonny Muston pack an Air Arms S410 and an S510 to go…

Deerhunter Moor Padded Jacket with Knit Timber

It’s been a long day shooting clay or game, you probably want to slip into something…

Le Chameau Vierzonord boots

When analysing reams of spreadsheet data for trends, it’s always easier when one name appears nearly…