Britain‘s next generation of shooting Olympians in training As our top shooting athletes compete in Tokyo, the next generation of potential shooting Olympians are training at the British Shooting Summer Camp at Bisley in Surrey – despite thunder, lightning and torrential rain! British Shooting’s Georgina Roberts explains what the camp is all about – and how you can take your first steps […]

Why rewilding wolves in the UK is a bad idea “It’s a bit weird, but personally I’d love this country to have a sustainable wolf population,” Ian Coghill tells me after spending several minutes explaining why plans to rewild wolves in the UK are bad ideas. Then he gets back on track. “To do it, you’ve got to bite the bullet. You’ve got to […]

Game Fair 2021 – review Will we look back on the 2021 Game Fair as a turning point for shooting sports? Charlie Jacoby thinks so, as he interviews country pople’s peer Lord Botham and BBC Countryfile’s Adam Henson, meets kids getting jobs in the countryside, finds out whether rural Britain is racist, and realises just how irrelevant Wild Justice […]

Fieldsports Britain – satnav stalking New tech means it’s harder than ever for deer to get away. Tim Pilbeam has his hands on the latest gadget from Swarovski – the EL binos with Tracking Assistant. It’s a GPS device you use to pinpoint and ‘paint’ deer so you can find them later. Meanwhile, Charlie is at the 2021 Game […]

Shooting launches #aimtosustain – Fieldsports News, 28 July 2021 Here are the links:Shooting and country organisations form super group – control nutters target kids – CW Herald + The StarWoodland group sues to save tree killers – Science FocusGold medallist lashes out at Olympic sport bossesVet recommends essential oils for partridges – government under fire over bear policyUS state scraps bear […]

Tokyo: great shooting by GB’s Trap shots in qualification

Team GB’s Olympic Trap shooters have completed day 1 of qualification in Tokyo, with strong performances from Kirsty Hegarty in Women’s Trap, and Matt Coward-Holley (above) and Aaron Heading in Men’s Trap. Kirsty shot 24, 24 and 23 ex-25 in her first three rounds, to finish day 1 on 71 ex-75, four targets behind the […]


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