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Fieldsports Britain – Shooting giant guinea-pigs

Tim Pilbeam is in Argentina shooting a range of farm pests, including the world’s largest rodent,…

Swing-through with negative hold – Smokin’ Targets with Ben Husthwaite

Improve your shooting with a top shot. Ben explains the technical aspects of swing-through and how…

General licences: June 2019 update + what Packham is up to

UK environment secretary Michael Gove is underway with his consultation on the general licences. In the…

Fieldsports Britain – Paul goes intercontinental calling

We know Paul can call in bucks to his clients in his native Bedfordshire (and we…

Can you call in antelope?

Paul finds out in South Africa. He is out with Nico Els in the Eastern Cape…

Eco hunting clothing from Red Kettle

Forget microfibres and ceramic-based fabric. What could be more environmentally friendly than cotton? Well, that’s all…

Grilled Rabbit with garden herbs barbecue recipe

  Jason Doyle takes rabbit meat from a recent shoot and gives us his grilled rabbit…

Pro gun fit – Smokin’ Targets with Ben Husthwaite

Where do you put your gun stock on your shoulder? Top Shot Ben Husthwaite explains the…

Shooting geese in the Netherlands

We join a Dutch pest controller for a morning’s goose shooting. In a country where they…

Fieldsports Britain – How the Dutch cope with general licences

As the UK general licences chaos continues, we go to the Netherlands to see how they…

Knocking over foxes in Co Wexford

Stephen Dunbar and Jason Doyle are up early to look for foxes and check the larsen…

Rabbit from field to barbecue

Stephen Dunbar and Jason Doyle go to a dairy farm in Co Wexford to shoot rabbits…

Foxes, magpies and rabbits – Fieldsports Ireland, episode 10

We’re shooting foxes, trapping magpies and then shooting rabbits in this month’s Fieldsports Ireland. Jason Doyle…

RSPCA ‘too middle-class’ to police dogfighting

Five years ago, Julie Wright, a single woman from Slough in Berkshire, had two happy Staffordshire…

Behind the scenes: Maral Movie, with Alberto Rizzini

Alberto Rizzini made a beautiful film about hunting a Maral stag in Kazakhstan with a Browning…

General licences: the blame game

Charlie Jacoby sits in on the parliamentary committee charged with finding out what went wrong at…

Summer deer management – A Year in the Life of Highland Sport part 2

For around three months of the year, red deer are off the shooting menu. Well, that…

Fieldsports Britain – Marauding Stags

Summertime for Scottish deerstalkers is a time to make plans. Which deer must be shot –…

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…

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…

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