Roy of the roebucks Roy Lupton is taking time out from breeding his falcons to shoot a roebuck for the freezer. He’s sporting a lustrous new goatee beard – which he can’t shave off or his birds won’t recognise him, and it will upset their breeding. He spots one roe, but doesn’t get set up in time, then […]

Yusaf departure ‘good’ for countryside – Fieldsports News, 1 May 2024

Here are the links: Scottish political chaos ‘could be good’ for countryside Countryside Alliance Refugee foxhounds head to France Hunting Kind Scottish land management pleas + YouTube Cartridge recycling success + + Falconry school takes off Dorset Echo Grey squirrels threaten £1.25 million red protection Daily Post Anglers toast record fish treble […]

Fieldsports Britain – Hairy hunter Lupton is after a roe for the freezer. He’s sporting a new beard, and he can’t shave for fear of putting off the birds – his falcons, that is. The British clayshooting season has started and we’re at the first of the majors: the Essex Masters. Terry Doe is introducing a young shot to […]

Hand pump, bottle or compressor: what’s the best way to fill your PCP?

James Head from Devon and online airgun shop Crackshot looks at the different options available for PCPs, and makes his recommendations for hand pump type, bottle size and whether to go cheap or expensive on your own compressor. For more from Crackshot, go to More on airguns here

Essex Masters 2024 The Essex Masters is seen as ‘the big one’ that kicks off the UK’s Sporting competition circuit each year, attracting well over 1,000 shooters from all over the UK and beyond. The 2024 competition runs for a whole week, at Hepworth Hall near Halstead in Essex, culminating on 28 April. It is shot over […]


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