There’s a new Jones out shooting. Hollywood actor and former footballer Vinnie Jones’s grandson Harry joined his father Aaron for a day on the pheasants, and Vinnie sent us these pictures. The words ‘chip off the old block’ spring to mind.

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The headlines this week – an ex-footballers shoots and scores in Russia – Holy Halibut it’s another record catch – Deadlock in a double deer disaster – and pigeon shooting postponed because Piper plummets into pattern. Stalking the stories – fishing for facts. This item first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 156 www.youtube.com/show/fieldsportsbritain

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On the Swedish island of Ven, hares reach pest proportions. They have no natural predators. There are no foxes on the island so, every year, the islanders hold giant hare shoots to keep down numbers. Charlie Jacoby takes part. ▶ For Aimpoint, visit Aimpoint.com Click here for all of Charlie’s films ▶ Join the Fieldsports […]

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How did Mark Winser shoot a 25 straight on the Royal Berkshire Shooting School high tower and win a Stratstone Range Rover? He tells his story. ▶ The film is sponsored by Gamebore Gamebore.com ▶ We filmed it at Royal Berkshire Shooting School RBSS.co.uk ▶ For Mark Winser Coaching, visit MarkWinser.co.uk/ ▶ Click here for […]

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Charlie is off on a hare shoot. He is on the Swedish island of Ven for one of their major annual hare clean-up days. The animals have no other predators, so it’s up to the humans to do the job, or the farms suffer. Meanwhile, Mark Winser talks through the winning style that earned him […]

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Australian shooters face a duck ban, because Australian scientists are too incompetent to find any duck. The nation’s key waterbird survey, the Eastern Australian Waterbird survey, shows how drought has drained eastern Australia wetlands of water and bird life. Waterbird survey team co-ordinator Professor Richard Kingsford says: “I don’t know where the birds are.” However, […]

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Shooters are protecting more wildlife habitat. A Humber wildfowling club has secured a £100,000 loan to create a wetland oasis for waders, including redshanks, grey plover and curlew. Barton On Humber Wildfowlers Club will turn 16 acres of arable farmland into a thriving wetland habitat after securing the loan from the Wildlife Habitat Charitable Trust […]

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The League Against Cruel Sports is trying to close down shooting at a Bettws Hall shoot. The Welsh shoot operator leases the 750-acre estate at Gregynog Hall in Newtown, Powys, where shooting has taken place for centuries. The Davies family gifted the estate to the university of Wales. Now the League Against Cruel Sports has […]

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Prince William has, once again, lammed into the illegal wildlife trade. A new film, The Last Animals, shows the prince discussing the deaths of rangers trying to protect elephants and rhinos. It is already working. China has reversed a controversial decision to lift a 25-year-old ban on the use of tiger and rhino parts in […]

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On the centenary of Armistice Day, fieldsports enthusiasts join the Frontline Walk to raise money for ABF The Soldier’s Charity. They walk the 100km from Arras to Ypres – and they do it in wildfowling, gamekeeping and foxhunting kit, as a mark of respect for the many people from the world of hunting and shooting […]

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Roy Lupton tries out two thermal imagers designer for fox shooters. They are pricy – the range £3,000-£5,000 but they are superb. He uses them to clean up a load of lamp-shy foxes have has had his eye on for a whole. ▶ Pulsar Accolade XP50 binos ▶ Pulsar Trail XQ50 scope (on a .22-250) […]

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Cai Ap Bryn is a hunt swap. He goes to visit Johan Trygve ‘Trigger’ Solheim of the Svanøy Foundation in Norway to go deerstalking. While there, Trigger teaches Cai how to call red stags the Norwegian way. ▶ For more about the Sauer 100 and Minox scope, talk to the distributor via Blaser-Sporting.com ▶ Cai’s […]

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Need to shoot lamp-shy foxes? Roy has got £8,000-worth of Pulsar thermal imaging kit to play with – and it’s devastatingly effective, especially on troublesome foxes that run away at the first glimpse of a lamp. He makes a big dent in his problem foxes. That’s not all. Cai Ap Bryn goes on a ‘hunt […]

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When someone in Nevada, USA, reports a bear – perhaps an animal going through their trash – the department of wildlife now uses dogs to scare it away. Karelian bear dogs originate from Finland, where they were bred for this purpose. They don’t try to kill bears but bark at them and nip them until […]

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A six year-old tigress that killed 13 people in western India has been shot. A forestry department patrol team staked out a track after receiving reports of the tigress’s presence. They fired a tranquilliser dart at the animal. It charged the patrol’s vehicle and was killed by a single shot from a distance of between […]

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Crow is partridge shooting, and a few pegs away is Jason Doyle, over in England to test himself against south-of-England driven birds. It’s an excellent day, organised by clothing company Jack Pyke, and Andy Crow is shooting well. Of course, it’s not competitive between Jason and Andy… but then there is the question of who […]

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Ilminster Graveyard in Somerset has a rabbit problem and Ilminster Town Council needs to solve it. Who you gonna call? The South Somerset Ferreters step up and take on this tricky job. Just remember – no digging 😊 ▶ Click here for South Somerset Ferreters on YouTube ▶ Click here for South Somerset Ferreters on […]

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Mike Allison from Jelen Premier Wildlife Services is an expert on darting deer. He is the man that Roy Lupton turns to in order to learn how to do it: how to use the dart gun, how to get the dose right, and how to revive the animal afterwards. Here is how he gets on, […]

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Andy Crow gets the call-up to a driven partridge shoot in Bedfordshire. As part of his Crowhow series, he is enjoying the hospitality of Jack Pyke, alongside our Fieldsports Ireland presenter Jason Doyle. The two of them have lovely day’s shooting in glorious English countryside and… competitive? Perish the thought. Andy is sponsored by: ▶ […]

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Larysa Switlyk posted a picture of herself with a dead feral goat and the world went mad. They had been softened up by the stories earlier that week: there was the Woburn trophy hunting story in The Times of London and the video of the American shooting the elephant on South African TV station News24. […]

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Come to the West Coast of Ireland for superb snipe shooting. As part of his Wild Wing series in Ireland, Jason Doyle tries it out. ▶ Gamebore supplies the cartridges Gamebore.com ▶ Benelli 828 u came from GMK.co.uk ▶ Clothing from Jack Pyke JackPyke.co.uk ▶ Enforcer Pigeon Decoys EnforcerDecoys.co.uk This item appears in Fieldsports Ireland, episode […]

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For years, Jason Doyle has been looking for good-value, good-quality driven boarshooting in Europe. He reckons he has found it at Keiler.fr This item appears in Fieldsports Ireland, episode 3 Fcha.nl/fieldsportsireland3 Join the Fieldsports Nation. Just £/$/€4.99 a month gets you Fieldsports Channel membership. Click here Sign up for our weekly email newsletter FieldsportsChannel.tv/register

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For Fieldsports Ireland episode 3, Jason Doyle is after snipe in Ireland and wild boar in France. As part of our Wild Wing series with Jason, he on the West Coast is walking up Ireland’s smallest, speedy game bird, the snipe. Plus, how easy is it to go wild boar hunting? Jason finds a convenient, […]

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It’s ratting time. Roy Lupton is on rat-shooting duty at a recycling centre in Yorkshire. There’s a window of opportunity when the vermin is active and there is nobody working on the site. That’s when Roy deploys the new FX airguns and Pulsar optics, with the help of Jonathan Fox from Intelligent Pest Control. Meanwhile, […]

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Eamonn Holmes’ description of a hunt as ‘murder’ provoked a mass of death threats against hunters and shooters on social media. The ITV This Morning presenter made the comment while interviewing Fieldsports Channel’s Charlie Jacoby and a representative from the League Against Cruel Sports on the daytime show. Holmes, co-presenter Ruth Langsford and LACS policy […]

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Want to know how Italians make lovely English shotguns? Edward King takes us on a tour of the Rizzini factory in Val Trompia, Italy, meeting the craftsmen who creat the lovely combination of walnut and steel that is a Rizzini shotgun. ▶ For more about Rizzini in the UK, visit A-S-I.co.uk ▶ Click here for […]

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There are fallow deer munching Crow’s crops. The farm manager from Kent gets out his Blaser R8 and waits out for them, partly because he wants them gone, part because he wants a nice new deerskin rug but mainly because he is hungry – and fallow taste great. Look out for great clinical shooting from […]

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We get our fingers oily and bloody this week. In Italy, Edward King shows us how Rizzini makes pretty English guns at their factory in Val Trompia, the home of the Italian gunmakers. In Kent, Andy Crow has a fallow deer problem – and a clinical desire to put meat on his table. There can […]

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Hares are being found dead of disease across the UK. The lead scientist on the outbreak, Dr Diana Bell of the University of East Anglia, says she is receiving multiple reports of hare deaths, “from Scotland, Yorkshire, Cumbria, Bath, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex to name but a few locations often reporting several deaths at each site. […]

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It’s all about shooting magical animals and working for it, this week. Paul Childerley is after a one-horned impala ram in the Eastern Cape. One-horned animals are a theme of Hunting YouTube this week, too. Meanwhile, Tim Pilbeam is running up and down Austrian mountains and attempting to shoot straight. And a red stag stalking […]

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Lionel Neuville goes stalking on the east coast of Scotland with John Dodd. Above the Helmsdale River, the hills rise sheer for more than 1,000ft. John is used to this kind of terrain, but it takes everything Lionel has to keep up and stalk his red stag. ▶ To go stalking with John, email Lachie […]

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When Steyr Arms asked Tim Pilbeam how fit he is, Tim took it as a challenge. Turned out he was right. The Austrian rifle maker made him run up alps and then shoot straight. He reports on the shattering experience. ▶ Contact Tim Pilbeam at tim@rucksackandrifle.co.uk ▶ Tim shoots with a Steyr. For more about […]

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It is the second in Paul Childerley’s Barrels & Brass series. He and friend Julian are after plains game in South Africa – and host Nico want them to take out a one-horned impala ram. Julian also has his eye on a two-horned impala. ▶ For more information about Sako rifles and bullets including the […]

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It’s all about shooting magical animals and working for it, this week. Paul Childerley is after a one-horned impala ram in the Eastern Cape. On-horned animals are a theme of Hunting YouTube this week, too. Meanwhile, Tim Pilbeam is running up and down Austrian mountains and attempting to shoot straight. And a red stag stalking […]

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Pro deer stalker Jason Doyle talks through the Viper-Flex Journey shooting sticks – his favourite shooting sticks. ▶ For the Viper-Flex sticks, visit Viper-Flex.com or, in Ireland, go to Facebook.com/John-Lambert-Firearms-LTD-209426942868407 This item appears in Fieldsports Ireland, episode 2 Bit.ly/fieldsportsireland2 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter FieldsportsChannel.tv/register

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The Bushmills Atlantic Salmon Research Centre is finding out what’s happening to Atlantic salmon growing up, leaving and returning to Northern Ireland. Jason Doyle meets the man who runs it, Tim Delargy from Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs and has a go at salmon fishing in Game Of Thrones (!) country. ▶ For more […]

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Pro deer stalker Jason Doyle talks through the Viper-Flex Journey shooting sticks – his favourite shooting sticks. ▶ Visit www.viper-flex.com or, in Ireland, go to www.facebook.com/John-Lambert-Firearms-LTD-209426942868407/ ▶ To buy them on Amazon, go to bit.ly/viperflex This item appears in Fieldsports Ireland, episode 2 bit.ly/fieldsportsireland2 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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Jason Doyle goes back to basics – he is decoying teal and widgeon and shooting them in the marshes of Co Wexford, part of his Wild Wing Shooting series. ▶ Gamebore supplies the cartridges Gamebore.com ▶ Benelli M2 came from GMK GMK.co.uk ▶ Clothing from Jack Pyke JackPyke.co.uk ▶ Enforcer Pigeon Decoys EnforcerDecoys.co.uk ▶ For Lochbay Labradors on YouTube, go […]

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In the second episode of our new show Fieldsports Ireland, Jason Doyle is out after duck. He is decoying teal and widgeon in the marshes of Co Wexford and gets a bog’s-eye view of the country. Next he drives to the north coast of Northern Ireland for salmon fishing on the River Bush, plus a […]

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Hunters heading to Scotland with firearms are being prevented from boarding flights – and airlines are blaming the UK’s stringent gun laws. A sudden and unannounced ban on flying passengers who are carrying hunting rifles has hit passengers on airlines including Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines. According to Lufthansa’s German website, the airline is no longer […]

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The South Somerset ferreters face a number of challenges on a day’s ferreting, including dogs and depth. Find out how they cope – and just how useful and endoscope can be. ▶ For all our films with the South Somerset Ferreters, go to www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/south-somerset-ferreters/ This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 462 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain462 […]

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Ever wondered what kind of animals you can hunt in the hilly heart of Portugal? Tim Pilbeam’s Rucksack & Rifle series takes us to the centre of the country, where is out after stags in the rut – and learns to cal them in Portuguese-style. ▶ If you want to hunt with Sergio and Tiago […]

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After the hunt, the vulture clean-up crew flies in to demolish what’s left of a red stag in Portugal. These are griffon vultures – and they are highly efficient scavengers. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 462 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain462 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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How does the Royal Marines raise money for military charities? They hold an annual shoot in Dunkeld, supported by companies including Browning shotguns and the Clay Pigeon Company. For more, go to www.RMA-Charityshoot.com For Laporte, visit claypigeoncompany.co.uk Browning International’s website is en.browning.eu This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 462 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain462 Sign up […]

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Tim Pilbeam tries out a new kind of red stag stalking. He travels to Portugal with Sergio Couto to see what kind of deer hunting they do away from the beaches. The animals are a lot faster than he expected. Back in Somerset, the South Somerset Ferreters are dealing with an unusual day, to say […]

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Tim Pilbeam’s Rucksack & Rifle series sees him travel all over the world. David Wright and Tim Pilbeam talk about their experiences wandering the world with firearms and cameras. Who would have thought it was so difficult to get guns on a plane? The hours spent in airports wondering, wandering and hoping, Tim now sees […]

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It is early September and gamekeeper Paul Childerley will be shooting in a few weeks time. He takes delivery of a second tranche of partridges on his Bedfordshire shoot. He has to settle them in as quickly as possible, with the correct pens for partridges. Modern Gamekeeper’s sponsors are: ▶ Marsdens MarsdensFeeds.co.uk ▶ Remington RaytradeUK.co.uk […]

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Deer manager Niall Rowantree is travelling Planet Deer again, looking at how New Zealand produces monster red stag heads, and going hunting for Tahr in the South Island mountain country. This film is supported by: ▶ Magic Safari Lodges MagicSafariLodges.com ▶ Leica Sports Optics Leica-Camera.com/Sport-Optics ▶ Blaser Blaser.de ▶ Spartan JavelinBipod.co.uk ▶ Nomad UK UK-Nomad.MyShopify.com […]

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With dramatic red stags and challenging tahr, New Zealand offers a paradise for the both deer management and hunting enthusiasts. Scottish stalker Niall Rowantree is both and he enjoys telling the story of both tahr stalking in the mountains and the New Zealand red deer farming industry. Meanwhile, back in the UK, Paul Childerley is […]

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Top shot Mark Winser explains how to shoot pheasants flying straight over you. He recommends the swing-through technique. ▶ The film is sponsored by Gamebore Gamebore.com ▶ We filmed it at Royal Berkshire Shooting School RBSS.co.uk ▶ For Mark Winser Coaching, visit MarkWinser.co.uk ▶ Click here for all of Mark’s films on Fieldsports Channel This […]

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