Birds kill 200 lambs on a single Isle of Wight farm

We visit Cheverton Farm on the Isle of Wight, where ravens, crows and other birds have…

Why push and pull when you can twist? – Smokin’ Targets with Ben Husthwaite

Top clay shot Ben Husthwaite does the hokey-cokey to explain how to shoot clay pigeons better.…

On Test: seven different carbon-stock rifles

Gun reviewer Tim Pilbeam has more than £50,000-worth of rifles to test. He looks at the…

Fieldsports Britain – Tim’s crackers about carbon rifles

New materials are revolutionising rifles. The same carbon technology that’s creating amazing new bicycles, tennis rackets…

General licences: Gove starts his great consultation

UK environment secretary Michael Gove has started his consultation on the general licences. BASC submitted a…

How to prepare for shooting – Smokin’ Targets with Ben Husthwaite

Top clay shot Ben Husthwaite explains the pre-shot routine: what you need to do to get…

Rifle skills with Browning: shooting beyond 1,000 metres

Want to shoot super-accurately at more than half a mile? Browning brings the new X-Bolt Pro…

Fieldsports Britain – Crunch Week for Pigeonshooting

The UK government may or may not restrict pigeonshooting and other pest control this week. It…

General licences protestors plan London march

Shooters, farmers and other country people are planning a London March on Saturday 29 June 2019.…

Now Natural England mucks up the new general licences

The first of the new general licences is not fit for purpose, the second ‘appalling’. That’s…

First look at the new general licences

Two shooters – the same problem. How do they shoot pest birds legally? Shooter A is…

Not a very ‘Good Morning Britain’ with Chris Packham

As the general licences chaos rumbles on, Packham has been on British television at his manipulating…

Fieldsports Britain – General Licences Havoc

Crow’s out after jackdaws just before the government withdraws the general licences. He has a good…

Crow hits the jackdaws – just before Packham’s ban – Crowhow

Andy Crow has one more chance to shoot the jackdaws and keep them off his bean…

Hunt & Cook: the appetite for game meat

You’d be amazed how many people don’t know the first thing about meat they can shoot…

Knife buyer’s guide

Knife maker Phil Siddell explains the three things to look for in a new knife: tang,…

Sea Eagles take lambs: Fieldsports News, 1 May 2019

 Here is this week’s news stump: ▶ Sea eagles catch lambs ▶ Packham manipulates the…

Piers Morgan blathers at elephant hunter

Celebrity anti-hunting campaigner Piers Morgan is floored on his own chat show, by a hunter who…

Skinning and butchering a deer, start to finish, with John Griffin

Here’s a masterclass on how to skin and butcher a deer. Jason Doyle meets game butcher…

Hooded up for hoodie shooting

Hooded crows (grey crows in Ireland) are coming into a farmer’s shed and stealing cattle feed…

Deer: from Field to Freezer

Jason is guiding a friend, Daniel, on his first sika deer. Sika deer were introduced to…

Gralloching a deer, start to finish, with Jason Doyle

Jason Doyle grallochs a deer: a sika hind his friend Daniel has just shot. ▶ here…

Shooting grey crows – Fieldsports Ireland, episode 9

There’s a farm with a hoodie problem – the grey crows are nicking the cattle feed,…

Nuclear power stations pause pest control

There are unconfirmed reports that England’s nuclear power stations have cancelled pest control while Natural England…

‘Don’t Sack Packham’ hits 100,000 just before ‘Sack Packham’

A petition on the petitions website Change.org, asking the BBC to sack its star presenter Chris…

Who will get sacked: Gove, Packham or Marian Spain?

Heads will roll. MPs furious about the general licences debacle want sackings. Most likely to lose…

Best of British: the shooting suit

Everything you always wanted to know about shooting suits: the tweed, the cut, the options. Charlie…

Marsupial pest hunt

Wallabies are an agricultural pest on New Zealand. They came from Australia, and now it is…

Fieldsports Britain – Wallaby Control

Scottish deerstalker Niall Rowantree is in New Zealand to deal with a local pest problem. Wallabies…

Gamekeepers fight wildlife: Fieldsports Channel News, 24 April 2019

General licences shambles Fcha.nl/generallicences Should gamekeepers be compulsory? ALF kills more pheasants The Times takes on…

The Times can’t crush a shooter called Callum

The Times of London might once have been called the Thunderer and brought down governments –…

White deer shows itself in Michigan

Magical, mysterious, white deer evoke a reaction wherever they are seen. The classic ‘white hart’ of…

Animal Lib Front slaughters more birds

 After cutting the wire on a game farm in Wiltshire and driving 5,000 pheasants to…

Blundering Bradford bureaucrats massacre grouse

Bradford Council’s mismanagement of Ilkley Moor has killed more grouse in a single day than a…

US politician plans trophy ban

An American politician has introduced a bill to Congress that will see the end of most…

Grousemoors are curlew’s last refuge

Endangered curlews are safest on grousemoors. That’s the claim of one of the world’s top habitat…

Fieldsports Britain – Hare Hunting in the Heat

Tim Pilbeam is off to sample farm pest control jobs in Argentina – stalking axis deer…

Super Shropshire Sim Clay Day – Crowhow

Andy Crow loves his clay shooting and he loves his game shooting, so what better way…

South American farm pest control – Rucksack & Rifle

South American wildlife – it’s all just a little bit different, requires new skills – and…

‘Heath on Fire OK!’ campaign

Scottish gamekeepers are promoting their ‘Heath on Fire OK!’ campaign. Backed by sporting estates and gamekeepers…

Vegan posterboy says he wants to go hunting

A YouTube star who gave up veganism after claiming the diet made him sick says he…

Gamekeepers are good for mountain hares

Bad news for Chris Packham – mountain hares thrive on grousemoors, says new research. Mountain hares…

Trophy hunting under new attack

Fieldsports Channel’s Charlie Jacoby has been defending conservation hunting again. Channel Five’s Jeremy Vine show in…

New record moose

The moose and its close relation, the European elk, range across the tundra and subarctic of…

Rhino poachers get 25 years

Three convicted rhino poachers have been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment each. The judge in the…

Record Florida python – Fieldsports News, 10 April 2019

▶ Death threats for hunting guide ▶ Poacher killed by elephant ▶ Vegans are ‘shameful and…

Inflatable angry men – Fieldsports Channel Podcast episode 6

David Wright talks about his time up in the highlands with Niall Rowantree and the ways…

€30k fine and a year in prison for obstructing a French hunt

Obstruction of hunting is now an offence in France. A new measure passed on 11 April…

Antis’ fake petition forces pheasant ban

A Freedom of Information request from the Countryside Alliance has discovered the recent petition to ban…

Stalking Success: Imogen’s first deer

Paul Childerley guides hunters, new, old, experienced and, in this case, practically vegetarian. Imogen has not…

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