Best airgun scopes 2020

Back in March 2020, 3,500 of you filled out our survey on what kit you use. Nearly 300 of you told us about your airgun optics, and here are the results. There’s one brand that has half the market.   In third place, it’s MTC, and the model you are most likely to own is […]

Difficult questions for the RSPB before ‘virtual’ AGM

  How come the RSPB gets to accept government and National Lottery grants for conservation work in 2020, and then furlough half its staff. Ben O’Rourke wants RSPB members to put that and other questions to the bird organisation at its AGM on Saturday 10 October 2020. It’s that time of year when the RSPB […]

Hunting battling red stags in Scotland

  Charlie Jacoby is above Helmsdale in the North Highlands of Scotland with professional stalker John Dodd. John is guiding Charlie on to a red stag at the start of the 2020 red rut. To go stalking with John, visit   What’s Charlie shooting with?     John Dodd and his team of stalkers wear […]

On test: Sako Powerhead Blade

How does Sako’s new Powerhead Blade bullet work on deer? The non-toxic load is a winner on the range and in ballistic gel. Roy Lupton takes it out in the fallow rut in the South of England to try it out on a fallow buck. Find out how he gets on. For Sako’s Powerhead Blade, […]

Fieldsports Britain – deer ruts are underway

   The fallow rut is starting in the south of England, the red rut in Scotland, two deerstalkers go out in each to bag a buck and a stag. Roy Lupton is our fallow-antler clatterer, hunting down the perfect cull buck in Sussex. Meanwhile, in the North Highlands of Scotland, Charlie is on the […]

Grouse shooting biased report – Fieldsports News, 7 October 2020

  Here are the links: Channel 4 steps up anti-shooting campaign with mindless muirburn ‘scoop’ – Channel 4 MI5 Creates New Left-Wing Terrorism Unit – The Point Queen to announce end of trophy hunting imports, antis claim – Independent African people make YouTube appeal: keep hunting – YouTube Gamebirds a threat to snakes – Guardian […]


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