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Channel 4 News attacks grousemoors

If you watched Channel 4 News on the evening of Monday 21 September 2020, you may…

How to make your shoot covid safe

  One thing that the sport of shooting knows all about and that’s safety. Like thousands…

Fieldsports Britain – win a day’s pheasant shooting

  Lots of firsts this season: driven gameshooting is covid-safe, there’s the new Beretta Silver Pigeon…

Councils pay to get rid of ‘rare’ seagulls

  Ben O’Rourke   In the ancient ballad Scarborough Fair, a man tells his ex-girlfriend, who…

Best rifle moderators 2020

 Moderators, suppressors, silencers – they are becoming more and more popular worldwide as countries relax…

TV News grouseshooting contempt – Fieldsports News, 23 September 2020

Here are the links: Channel 4 News targets moor managers in rule-breaking report – YouTube Channel…

Giant London fox shot

Vermin controllers have shot an unusually large fox on a south London golf course. Ross Vanner…

Northern Irish council signs off red squirrel death warrant

Councillors at Ards North Down Borough Council are to let grey squirrels breed, even though that…

Packham and sabs step up action as badger culls begin

BBC TV host Chris Packham is criticising the government for extending its badger culling. The celebrity…

Torches on test

As tech hits the lamping market, the fox and rabbitshooters who prefer lamping to night vision…

Foxshooter protects sheep and pheasants

  Dorset foxshooter David Pomeroy has two jobs tonight. There’s a farm on the Dorset downs…

On test: Pulsar Digex N450 night vision scope on foxes

In a world of thermal, Roy Lupton tries out a night vision scope. He takes the…

What does ‘ballistic tip’ mean?

  Ballistic is a much over-used word. You may associate it with nuclear weapons. The word…

Fieldsports Britain – Foxshooting like a Minion

  We’re all about fox shooting this week. Roy Lupton is out to test new night…

Why are target bullets longer than hunting bullets?

  What’s the difference between target and hunting rounds? Sako Cartridges’ Aki Suvilahti says the biggest…

A simple guide to rifle calibres

  To a non-shooter, all bullets seem the same, but there are hundreds of different calibres…

What happens when a bullet goes bang

  You pull the trigger – and a lot of chemistry and physics takes place in…

Do you choose slow bullets or ‘hot rounds’?

  Hot or not? That’s the question Paul Childerley puts to Aki Suvilahti of Sako Cartridges.…

What is bullet head space?

  If you’re still finding your way around your rifle, you may want to know what…

Best shooting jackets 2020

 In March 2020, more than 500 of you filled out our shooting and hunting clothing…

Bream wars in the Norfolk Broads

  Ben O’Rourke “The whole project about Hoveton Great Broad is about restoring clear water, using…

What are bonded bullets?

  Deer manager Paul Childerley describes what a bonded bullet is good for: “More weight behind…

Newspapers give shooting a kicking – Fieldsports News, 16 September 2020

  Here are the links: Media targets grouse shooters – Mirror Packham promotes fieldsports magazine –…

Exmoor pigeons

UK gun licence medical-check scandal

Ben O’Rourke Five years ago, Tim Newcombe was working for three farmers and a school, clearing…

Deer photographer at work

Cameraman Carlos Carubia is out in the New Forest after deer. He enlists the help of…

High flying crow shoot on Exmoor

  It’s Exmoor high-bird shooting but without the expense. Matt Turley and Nigel White are decoying…

New anglers flock to UK fishing festivals

Fishing events in the UK report great turnouts as the sport welcomes 100,000 new anglers (government…

Fieldsports Britain – long, tall pest control

Enjoy spectacular crow and pigeon shooting on Exmoor on the same ground that the world’s greatest…

Best semi-autos 2020

 Which semi-autos do the Fieldsports Channel audience prefer? We sent out surveys in March 2020…

Sab says hunt uses horses ‘as weapons’ – Fieldsports News, 9 September 2020

Here are the links: Sab says hunt horse put him in hospital – Facebook Anti-badger cull…

Charlie’s dad – FieldsportsChannel Podcast, episode 38

  Charlie Jacoby talks to his father, Martin Jacoby about Martin’s life as a natural historian,…

Hen harriers having ‘fantastic year’, with record-breaking fledglings

In the north of England, 60 hen harrier chicks fledged this year – the most since…

‘Flyakara’ – kayak tenkara on an English tarn

Charlie Jacoby If kayak flyfishers are calling their sport flyaking – which is a hideous word…

Best rimfires and rimfire ammunition 2020

 Here are Fieldsports Channel viewers’ top five favourite rifles CZ 455 CZ 452 Ruger 10-22…

How the RSPB persecutes gamekeepers

  Ben O’Rourke A few years ago, two gamekeepers, a policeman and a man from a…

Shooting rats on the ratberg

Rat after rat appears for Roy Lupton to shoot. He calls his trash heap ‘the ratberg’…

Fieldsports Britain – Roy’s ratberg, dead ahead

  It’s a rat hunting challenge. Roy attempts to take down the ratberg that is his…

Antis terrorise badger cull couple – Fieldsports News, 2 September 2020

  Here are the links: Sabs step up harassment of couple linked to badger culls –…

The evolution of the St James’s Place Foxhunters Chase

The connection between National Hunt racing, which originated as steeplechasing, and foxhunting stemmed from the early…

Switzerland tightens hunting tourism for ibex

The only canton where foreigners can stalk ibex has bowed to pressure from animal rights activists.…

Sabs step up harassment of couple linked to badger culls

The pavement outside the home of a couple linked to the government’s badger culls has been…

Bird ringing: bad for birds?

  Bird ringer Wilf Norman and ornithologist John Cavana present their cases for differing conservation techniques.…

Pigeonshooting: how BASC shouts about our sport

Curtis Mossop’s job is to get people into shooting. We join him pigeon shooting in Cheshire…

Stalking elusive bucks

Tim Pilbeam has a fallow problem – a new piece of ground where he and friends…

Fieldsports Britain – Tim’s fallow fist

  Tim is on ground where 100 fallow need to be shot. He goes all Grand…

Best 4×4 vehicles 2020

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span> We tackle vehicles in this…

New Scottish deer season – Fieldsports News, 26 August 2020

Here are the links: Hind season to open on 1 September for some RSPB says raptor…

Daily Telegraph puts negative spin on positive pheasant report

Gameshooting is good for the environment, but could do better. That’s the conclusion of a review…

Dartmoor deerstalking drama

  Tom Davies of Dartmoor Deer Services is pulling on his stalking boots for the first…