How are your foxes doing, Tony Blair? – FieldsportsChannel Podcast, episode 46 In 2004, Tony Blair restricted hunting with hounds because, he said, it was good for the welfare of the fox. Since then, some estimates put UK fox numbers down 40%. Former head of the League Against Cruel Sports Jim Barrington and journalist Richard Negus want to know if Blair was right or wrong. Plus […]

Hunts feel the heat – Fieldsports News, episode 620

Here are the links: Sabs step up attacks on hunts – ITV Is Packham ‘burning car’ for real? – Twitter Antis declare open season on UK country people RSPB lashes out at muirburn – RSPB [PDF] Goose lands on shooter – Facebook Camp Beagle costs £200,000 – Hunts Post Gamedealer faces planning battle – Horsham […]

Swarovski launches 2-in-1 thermal spotter and scope add-on

Swarovski has moved into the thermal market. Its new TM35 is an add-on that mounts on the front of your scope, and doubles up as a standalone spotter. Swarovski calls it a two-in-one device, offering both observation and shooting. The TM35 will be available from spring 2022 at a retail price of €4,800. That’s one-and-a-half […]

Swarovski EL Range TA binoculars with rangefinder and Tracking Assistant These are the latest, most technically advanced hunting binoculars from Swarovski, allowing you not only to range your quarry but also to ‘pin’ its location, working together with the Swarovski app on your mobile phone via Bluetooth. That can be a game changer for planning a stalk in difficult, mountainous terrain, or locating a […]


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