Sako 90 vs 85: what’s the difference?

Sako rifles have always been known for their quality. Robin Shedden of Cluny Country Guns fondly remembers his Sako 75, which would put bullets into a thumbnail sized group at 180 yards every time. “That’s what you’re getting with Sako: quality,” he says. Since then we’ve seen the Sako 85 and now the 90, so […]

How to call in rutting moose

Swedish Lapland still has wild places, and that’s where Paul Childerley is headed with his guide Robert Magnstrom. We first met Robert when he took us capercaillie hunting in the snow. It was then he promised us a return trip to call in moose in the rut. Over the past 15 years he has worked […]

Fieldsports Britain – difficult moose

Paul Childerley returns to Swedish Lapland to hunt moose in the rut with the new Sako 90 Peak in .300 Win Mag. His guide Robert Magnstrom uses a roll of kitchen flooring to carry his grunts across vast areas of uninhabited wetlands – but will the moose be impressed? Meanwhile Ollie Williams enjoys a day […]

Ferreting and mental health – FieldsportsChannel Podcast, episode 82

Simon Whitehead is a ferreter not a rockstar – but he is a ferreter with a public. He has suffered from the pressure. His new book, Pugs & Drummers, discusses not just ferreting but how ferreting saved his life. He explains it to Charlie Jacoby in the Carter Jonas Game Fair Theatre in July 2023. […]

Gamekeeper anger at politicians – Fieldsports News, 11 October 2023

Here are the links: Scottish gamekeepers sick of being ‘pawns’ – Scottish Gamekeepers Association Call for change to proposed Scottish snare ban –  Scottish Land and Estates Wales snare ban in force – Welsh Government, BASC North Yorks police investigate shot buzzard  – Facebook post Trout for the table? Spanish hunters go digital – EU […]

Brimpsfield Park Estate game shoot

Ollie Williams enjoys a day at Brimpsfield Park Estate in Gloucestershire. It’s a 350-bird mixed pheasant, partridge and duck driven shoot over four drives. For Eley-Hawk, visit For Brimpsfield Park Estate, contact Ben Hughes at Bruern Game Supplies, which you can find on Facebook  and Instagram – or visit the Brimpsfield Park Estate page […]


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