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…

Swarovski bets on field of view with NL Pure binos

Forget light transmission, forget ease-of-use – they are last year’s optic USPs. Swarovski’s three new binocular…

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…

Lockdown Lupton’s thermal fox control

When foxes grab your newborn fawn, normally there is not much you can do. You’re a…

Ollie Williams goes lockdown deerstalking

Cornish deer manager Ollie Williams is out after roebuck that are killing trees and destroying crops.…

Social-distance shooting/hunting rules

Like everyone, deerstalking guide Paul Childerley will get back to work eventually. But how will he…

Natural England red tape strangles red listed birds

Grouseshooter George Winn Darley takes pride in the number of rare birds on his moor. However,…

Charlie’s Shoot Walk – Browning channel kidnap

  Browning kidnaps Fieldsports Channel! No, it’s not so terrible. Browning simulcasts it #athome vlog on…

Horse trainer ‘under investigation’ for Baildon mowing

Bradford Council says horse trainer Sue Smith, wife of 81-year-old celebrity showjumper Harvey Smith, is ‘under…

Lockdown lekking: black grouse in the road

  Grouseshooter James Mawle is one of the most passionate grouse conservationists in the UK. He…

Hunting big Hungarian red stags

UK deerstalker Paul Childerley heads to Hungary, where he is spoiled for choice. There are big…

Deer gralloch – how to manage mistakes

Deer expert Niall Rowantree shows how to solve deer gralloch problems. His DSC2 student, Dr Cathy…

Trout – catch and cook

Game chef Cai Ap Bryn is hauling in brown trout and cooking them on an open…

Magpie shooting in Wales under threat – Fieldsports News, 15 April 2020

Here are the links: Wild Justice aims at Welsh general licences – Crowd Justice Shooters back…

How to age and measure Chinese water deer

Deer manager Paul Childerley shoots a lot of Chinese water deer on his ground in Bedfordshire…

On Test: steel shotgun cartridges on rabbits

Steel has well-documented benefits and drawbacks for shooting pheasants and pigeons – but how about rabbits.…

Doves vs Woodpigeons – Andy Crow’s in Argentina

  Which is best? A big day decoying and shooting British woodpigeons or a monster day…

Aliens & Natives, with Niall Rowantree

Deer expert Niall Rowantree discusses Scotland’s four deer species, two aliens and two natives, their natural…

How to assess deer fertility

Deer manager Niall Rowantree is in the larder playing wildlife detective. He’s in the middle of…

How to deep clean your rifle scope

Paul Childerley shows how to wash your scope and keep it in tiptop condition. Paul Childerley…

BBC partridge numbers cock-up

The BBC figures on the numbers of grey partridges are wildly inaccurate. That’s the response from…

Countryside calendar changes

Coronavirus has changed the shape of spring and summer events. Game fairs are moving dates. The…

On Test: Sako S20

Paul Childerley has been using the Sako S20 for a month and has shot more than…

Thermal sights: are they sporting?

  Cai Ap Bryn and Tim Pilbeam go deerstalking with thermal. They know that it’s amazingly…

‘ZERO consultation’: Gamebore/Lyalvale Express reinforce lead phase out claims

Cartridge maker Lyalvale Express has joined Gamebore in reinforcing their statement a week ago they were…