Roy Lupton is hunting the foxes that are feeding off lambs in his part of Kent. The farms he looks after are under extra pressure this year, because foxes have not got the usual number of rabbits to eat. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 439 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain439 Sign up for our weekly […]

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Paul Childerley does all his own stunts… he tries to kill the Shooterking Venatu jacket using gamekeeping resources. See how he gets on. ▶ For more from Shooterking, go to www.shooterking.co.uk This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 439 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain439 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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Where rabbits are on the down, lamb kills are on the up. Roy Lupton is out to shoot the starving foxes that want to feed off lambs. He sorts out the predator pressure in this part of the South of England. Meanwhile, Paul Childerley turns stuntman to try out hunting clothing from Shooterking. There is […]

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Scottish Natural Heritage is at last to sanction a raven cull. Raven numbers have exploded in recent years and they are damaging populations of waders, grouse and starving ravens are attacking sheep (as above). SNH is allowing a cull of just 60 ravens (pictured) in Perthshire. The RSPB attacks SNH for the move. It admits […]

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The Home Office may be about to attempt to force gun owners to pay their GPs for filling out an ‘initial medical records check’ and adding a marker to medical records. This is likely to be accompanied by a change in guidance to the police making it a requirement that an applicant’s GP responds before […]

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American gunsmith Buck Holly posted a video of his four-year-old daughter learning to shoot on the range. Little Noah can be seen shooting dad’s new 2017 PRS Tac Rifle with 77 gr .223 ammo in a film uploaded in 2016. The video has since had more than 100,000 views and and become a lightning rod […]

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It’s our airgun show AirHeads: Richard Leonard is dealing with a rock dove pest problem on the farm in the Eastern Cape. A West Country farmer’s cows are knee-deep in rats – so plenty of shooting there. Roger Last reviews the FX Crown. And we hear about the big launches from BSA, Crosman, Air Arms […]

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Shooting quail and doves in Malta is not as simple as walking out with a dog and a gun. The spring hunt is a political battleground, as antis try to close down hunting in an EU member state. Charlie Jacoby meets the people out to stop the animal rights activists, and enjoy their season’s shooting. […]

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Andy Crow is out on the pigeons in the new Crowhow. He is decoying them in over the animal feed crop lucerne, he looks at what makes a good decoy and checks out where they’ve been feeding with crop forensics. Meanwhile, Charlie Jacoby is off to Malta to look at the sport and politics of […]

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It’s an animal feed crop and pigeons love it. That’s why April sees Andy Crow out protecting lucerne fields from the birds. He explains decoying and looks at what the pigeons are eating at this time of year. ▶ For more about Blaser’s F16 shotgun, go to Blaser-Sporting.com ▶ For Gamebore’s Clear Pigeon and bespoke […]

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Oil is good for woodcock. Birds returning to Europe and Asia from the UK encountered strong easterly winds last week. This picture posted on the North Sea Bird Club Facebook page shows them breaking their journey on the Tartan oil platform which lies midway between Aberdeen and the coast of Norway.

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Like feral doves in the UK, South African rock doves thrive on farms, spread disease and cause damage. So it is up to Richard Leonard to control them. He is out with his Air Arms S510 to do the job. ▶ Richard is supported by Air Arms. For more, go to Air-Arms.co.uk Watch the whole […]

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Tim Pilbeam is in the Alps after chamois with the new Franchi Horizon rifle. He and Karl Waktare find mountain stalking hard work – and the animals can be tricky, long-range shots. Back in the UK, Roy Lupton is up to his armpits in falcons, which he is helping to breed… literally. He parades his […]

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Tim Pilbeam and Karl Waktare are trying out the new Franchi Horizon rifle on chamois in the Alps. There’s no problem with the rifle – it’s the mountains they have trouble mastering. Find out if this is the sport for you… This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 437 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain437 Sign up for […]

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Roy keeps lots of rubber hats. Why? Because he uses them to collect sperm from his tiercels. Well, you wanted to know. He talks us through what the well-dress sperm collector is wearing. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 437 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain437 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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How are rabbits doing? Last year Kent farm manager Andy Crow reports a major slump in the population as rabbit haemorrhagic disease took hold. This year it looks like they are back – as he finds out during an evening lamping with a rifle. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 437 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain437 […]

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The home nations picked up a remarkable collection of medals in rifle shooting events at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 – but Commonwealth domination goes to India, followed by host nation Australia. In the Queen’s Prize Pairs, England’s Parag Patel and David Luckman take gold, Chris Watson and Gareth Morris of Wales silver and […]

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Roy Lupton breeds high-speed falcons in the UK for houbara bustard hunting in the Middle East and the ‘Stans. He travels to Azerbaijan to see his birds in action. Like with wildlife all over the world, hunters are not hunting the houbara bustard to extinction – they are bringing them back from extinction. Like with […]

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Tim Pilbeam takes his .30-06 to Scotland to shoot red hinds on a wind farm. The aim of the deer management is to discourage birdlife. Yes, really. Deer manager Robbie Rowantree of West Highland Hunting encourages stags on this ground and discourages hinds, because stags make it harder for the ground nesting birds. Watch the […]

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We’re hunting under the windmills, this week. In the last in this season of Rucksack & Rifle, Tim Pilbeam is hindstalking in and around a Scottish wind farm. He also finds out how gamekeepers manage ground under the wind farms by encouraging red stags and discouraging hinds. Meanwhile, Roy Lupton has been off to see […]

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Kenya has taken the first steps towards bringing back hunting. Following a conference in the European Parliament held by Africa’s hunting nations – which have the bulk of Africa’s wildlife – Africa’s non-hunting nations are considering big game hunting as a method for reintroducing species that have been wiped out since their bans. Work on […]

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British bird charity the RSPB is to back off from wildlife crime cases after the police told RSPB that its actions could jeopardise prosecutions. Newly-released documents seen by The Times newspaper reveal the  Police predict the RSPB would “kick and scream” if excluded from investigations into crimes such as the suspected poisoning, trapping and shooting […]

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A BBC report on mountain hare culling in Scotland has angered shooters. Antis showed the BBC a film about hare culling in Scotland, the BBC showed it to Scottish Green Party MSP Alison Johnstone, she challenged Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon, who has now said that large-scale culling of mountain hares on grouse moors is […]

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Thirty deer need to be shot. But there are dogwalkers and other visitors to the park in the South-East of England. Phiz, Hugo and their team are out to fill the deer larder as quickly as possible, without being seen or heard by the deer or the people. Part 3 of A Year in the […]

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Here’s who we came up with. Who’s on your list? Famous People who Hunt playlist: Other credits Mandela picture: Jeremy Anderson Music: DeWolfeMusic.com This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 435 Bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain435 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter FieldsportsChannel.tv/register

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A Dutch animal rights MEP wants Europe to censure Malta over its spring hunt. Anja Hazekamp, MEP for ‘The Dutch Party for The Animals’, accuses the Maltese Government of “a permanent lack of enforcement” for its spring hunting derogation. The Maltese hit back at the allegation Malta hunting organisation FKNK president Joseph Perici Calascione says: […]

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Here is a quick tutorial on how to cook wild rabbit and mozzarella meatballs, a delicious recipe to please all members of the family. Also, try swapping the rabbit meat for pheasant and partridge. ▶ More from Cai at GameAndFlames.com This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 434 Bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain434 Sign up for our […]

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We look at the hunt from the other side of the deer. Watch Jason Doyle and Paul Childerley stalk in on a group of Chinese water deer in Bedfordshire. Plus find out about the CWD’s famous fangs – what makes a trophy? and can a doe grow tusks? ▶ For the new Zeiss rangefinder, visit […]

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It’s foul weather and Cai Ap Bryn + his Norwegian buddy Trigger are stalking sika/hybrid hinds in the Wicklow Mountains. They turn the low cloud to their advantage and both get close enough for a shot. ▶ To go stalking with Glacial Valley Hunting, visit GlacialValleyHunting.com ▶ More from Cai at GameAndFlames.com This item appears […]

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Paul Childerley takes Jason out after his first Chinese water deer. We film it from Jason and from the deer’s point of view. Plus, Paul explains the mystery of the CWD’s amazing tusks, what makes a medal animal and doe the does grow tusks? Find out here. Meanwhile, it’s filthy weather in Ireland for Cai […]

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Showing how easy it is for governments to ban hunting, the Polish Senate has crumbled under pressure from animal rights activists and has voted for the following laws: No under-18s to go hunting or join hunting trips (Poland has a constitutional right that allows parents to raise children in the way/faith/environment they deem best) All […]

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The Danish hunting association and the association of gundealers are to phase out  non-bio-degradable materials in shot shell wads. Non-degradable shot shell wads will be gone from the market after a ‘short transition period’. There are bio-degradable alternatives on the market. The two organisations hopes that this initiative will spur further technological development.

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Shooting is the easy bit, compared to cooking, stuffing, and stalking wild boar. Tim Pilbeam is looking at all four at the home of French hunting, the Sologne region south of Paris. French stalker JP Bourgneuf shows Tim why wild boar are such a rewarding animal to hunt. Meanwhile, Charlie is in Brussels to hear […]

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How to get close to the big wild boar of the Sologne region of France? Tim Pilbeam has packed his rucksack and rifle, and is out with French stalker JP Bourgneuf of Wildboar-Hunting-France.com. They get close – but it’s hard to tell what sex the animals are. At last, they find a big one and […]

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There are wildlife winners in Africa and wildlife losers. The wildlife winners are the countries that promote hunting. The wildlife losers, where animals are being slaughtered to extinction, are the countries where hunting is banned. Charlie Jacoby talks to some of the big noises behind big game hunting in Africa, as they appeal to MEPs […]

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The Crufts Best in Show award ceremony was disrupted when a protester from animal rights group PETA ran into the arena just as the winner was declared. The man, who was holding a sign reading “Crufts: Canine Eugenics”, was swiftly tackled to the ground by security staff. The winning two-and-a-half-year-old whippet bitch, Whippet Ch Collooney […]

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Tesco has bowed to animal rights intimidation and removed a fox hunter fancy dress costume for children from sale after hunt saboteurs complained. The “red fox hunter jacket” is designed for children aged 7 and older on the supermarket’s website. However, antis say it is “encouraging children to become animal abusers”.

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It’s the fourth and final part of our popular series, A Year in the Life of Red Deer. It is winter, and Niall Rowantree from Ardnamurchan is making the decision which deer he wants to live and which he wants shot. Plus he gives his tips on feeding deer on whisky bye-products. Meanwhile, in Ireland, […]

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What do you do when the shot goes wrong? A Swedish shooter and his Irish guide have to follow up an injured sika. Jens Ulrik Högh’s shot is blighted by a – well you will find out what when you watch the film. Happily, Norman Mulvany of Irish Safaris has the right dog for the […]

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Jaktjournalist Jens Ulrik Högh besöker Irland för första gång. Norman Mulvany från Irish Safaris har inviterad på hondjursjakt på hans marker i County Wicklow. Vi jagar i bergen, på åkrarna och i skogen, men när jakten går snett måste vi jobba hårt i mörkret för att göra rätt för os… Irish Safaris’ sika stalking is […]

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A paradise for sportsmen and women awaits down under – and local YouTubers have been good at taking advanatage of it. From South Island’s mountain hunting for chaois and tahr to the buffalo of NOrthern Queensland, these are the hunting YouTube channels to watch, ranked in order. Back to Gun & Hunting Channels YouTube Rankings […]

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Europe’s hunting channels were quicker than the Americans to see the potential in YouTube. Perhaps that is because Europe has always found it hard to sustain specialist interest hunting channels on cable and satellite TV. Now there is a distribution platform that provides the audience of TV for a specialist magazine advertising market. The problem […]

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This is the list of top North American hunting channels on YouTube. European hunting channels’ domination of YouTube is over. The Americans are late to the party but are capturing swathes of audience on YouTube. The top four hunting channels are also bass-fishing channels – but this is a numbers game. Get any of them […]

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These is the list of top shooting and gun accessories manufacturers channels on YouTube. Calls top the list of companies here, because bringing in animals is a visual activity. Given that most night vision and thermal units allow the recording of video, night vision does surprisingly badly. Back to Gun & Hunting Channels YouTube Rankings […]

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These is the list of top shooting and gun accessories manufacturers channels on YouTube. Calls top the list of companies here, because bringing in animals is a visual activity. Given that most night vision and thermal units allow the recording of video, night vision does surprisingly badly. Back to Gun & Hunting Channels YouTube Rankings […]

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This is the list of top gun channels on YouTube. To make the top 20, you need 10 million+ predicted views in 2018 – and the top 20 are going to amass more than three-quarters of a billion views between them in 2018. However, all is not rosy in the world of gun channels on […]

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These is the list of top knifemaker channels on YouTube. From knife-sharpening how-to videos to films about using knives in the field, they are vying with each other to be the top YouTube channel out there. Cold Steel is hard to beat – it has the biggest YouTube presence of any company involved in the […]

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Here are the firearms companies’ rankings on YouTube. There is plenty of competition to put out films that engage audience and grow a following. Mossberg and Sig Sauer’s rise to the top is testament to the investment it has made in good quality films. Both Beretta and Browning would do better if they did not […]

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