No grouse-shooting ban says Werritty report

The Scottish government is not minded to ban grouse-shooting, says a source, following publication of a government report [PDF] into grouse-shooting by Professor Alan Werritty. It is undecided about licensing grouse-moors. Delayed for publication since the summer, the Werritty report recommends a licensing system for the use of medicated grit, for mountain hare culls and […]

Packham protest – Fieldsports News, 18 December 2019

  Anti Packham protest – News & Star Carrie Symonds in badger court case – The Times Scottish government dodges general licences bullet – anti-shooting website Nicola Sturgeon doubles down on deer cull – Press & Journal Assynt estate buyout in the spotlight – Mail on Sunday Hunt sab sprays repellent up hound’s nose – […]

Boris’s big plans for hunting and shooting

It’s a big year for shooting sports in the UK parliament. Newly-elected prime minister Boris Johnson will rule on whether we can go pigeon shooting, deer stalking and shooting overseas – and that’s just the start. It was a good election for hunting and shooting – but will it be a good 2020? We talk […]

Muntjac hunting secret weapon

Paul Childerley has a special call he has not revealed on Fieldsports Channel before. All of his deerstalking friends have their secret techniques, but Paul’s closely-guarded muntjac call is the best of them all, he reckons. He tries it out on a management hunt in Gloucestershire. Paul is sponsored by: ▶ Zeiss ▶ Shooterking ▶ […]

Fieldsports Britain – deer manager at work

Nothing glamorous about this: Paul is doing his rounds with his rifle, looking for cull deer. On this ground in Gloucestershire, he might see muntjac, roe deer and fallow deer. In the end, he gets close to a muntjac and unleashes his special call to bring it closer. Meanwhile, the general election puts all shooting […]