Roy’s Portuguese boar hunt When it comes to fast-action shooting on driven big game hunts, Roy Lupton is one of the UK’s top shots. He goes to a Portuguese montería to try his hand at speedy wild boar, and finds out what it takes to put on a huge and complex hunt.   For Tikka rifles, go to […]

Fieldsports Britain – driven wild *porco* 🐗 We’re hunting and fishing in northern and southern Europe this week. Roy Lupton has a multi-day montería in Portugal to enjoy, with wild boar a-go-go. Meanwhile, Niall Rowantree is in Lapland fishing for salmon, loving it, and explaining how he has given up on salmon in Scotland. Also in Scotland, the Assynt Crofters are […]

Battle of Quinag in Scottish Highlands heats up by Deborah Hadfield Crofters in the Scottish Highlands are asking: ‘Is it a cull too far?’ as the John Muir Trust uses out-of-season licences to shoot deer at night on the Quinag estate. The Assynt Crofters Trust, or ACT, depends on the animals for its commercial deer stalking operation. Now it plans forcibly to […]


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