Lockdown stops driven game shoots – Fieldsports News, 4 November 2020

  Driven shooting to be banned during English lockdown – Fieldsports News Hunting Office falls in with lockdown measures but angling fights for exemption – Fieldsports News Government caves in to Wild Justice over pheasants – Fieldsports News Grouse shooters fund rural businesses – Facebook Scottish stalking hit hard by coronavirus – ADMG Bushing film […]

Ashcombe Shoot – review

  It’s one of the best shoots in the country. Ashcombe Estate in Devon provides superb pheasant and partridge drives up one of the county’s prettiest and most challenging valleys. Charlie Jacoby goes shooting there, and talks to owner Ralph Rayner and keeper Adam Eaton. To book a day, email ralph@ashcombe.co.uk Follow Ashcombe on GunsOnPegs

Fieldsports Britain – the gamekeeper’s badger

  Meet the badger, the raven, the fallow doe and the man who keeps them in his house: the headkeeper. David Whitby kicks off our new series, called ‘The Headkeeper’, about how he runs a Sussex estate. This week: dogging in using a goshawk. Meanwhile, Charlie is going shooting. He is on the fabulous Ashcombe […]

The Headkeeper

David Whitby manages a shooting estate in Sussex, looking after pheasants, partridges, deer – and he brings his work home with him. Living with him is a badger, a fallow doe, a raven and a long-suffering wife. His love of wildlife also extends to the game on the estate, which he manages alongside other wildlife. […]


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