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Fieldsports Britain – Cai’s thermal rabbit hunt

  Rabbits are in trouble. Cai Ap Bryn has a thermal scope that he’s trying out…

Shoots set to boom – Fieldsports News, 8 July 2020

  Here are the links Loosened lockdown leads to surge in shoot interest – GunsOnPegs Pheasant…

Crow shoot: big day over apples

  Matt Turley is back – and this time he is shooting crows, rooks and jackdaws…

Traps, tricks and terror: how animal rights extremists try to take down gamekeepers

  Ben O’Rourke All Darcy Smith wanted was to be a good gamekeeper. After years of…

On test: Pulsar Thermion lights up the rabbits

Cai Ap Bryn has a rabbit problem. Happily, Thomas Jacks has a new thermal unit that’s…

Best airguns 2020

   It’s the results of our massive airgun questionnaire and thanks to all who took…

What’s the outlook for pheasant poult prices?

  Demand for pheasant poults has gone down, supply has gone down, prices have gone up…

Mirror starts hate campaign against one of hunting’s national treasures

Legendary British gunmaker Paul Roberts had more than 1,000 hate messages and death threats after the…

Shooting seagulls: how Natural England has got it wrong

Ben O’Rourke It’s a sunny Friday afternoon in the sleepy seaside town of Hunstanton, Norfolk. With…

Best shotgun chokes for pigeon shooting, by Andy Crow

  It’s a lovely afternoon’s pigeon shooting. Some birds are close – some are far away.…

Best hunting binoculars

   It’s our Fieldtester binoculars survey. We sent out the survey during coronavirus lockdown and…

Countryfile’s ‘race hate’ charge against country people – Fieldsports News, 1 July 2020

  Here are the links: BBC Countryfile accuses countryside of racism – Fieldsports News British venison…

Stock dove or woodpigeon? Andy Crow’s guide

  Crow is shooting pigeons over a bean crop. His big problem today are the stock…

Fieldsports Britain – a gentle afternoon shooting pigeons

  It’s Crowman and Camoboy – two pigeon shooting superheroes out in a hide to protect…

BBC Countryfile accuses countryside of racism

The BBC has come under fire for suggesting non-whites are not welcome in the countryside. A…

Swarovski bets on field of view with NL Pure binos

Forget light transmission, forget ease-of-use – they are last year’s optic USPs. Swarovski’s three new binocular…

Animal rights vandals smash Brighton butchers ‘in memory’ of dead Canadian activist

Canadian activist Regan Russell was killed by a truck full of pigs on its way to…

Chris Packham and the ‘hen harrier 300’

When Chris Packham criticises grouseshooting, the BBC reports what he says. In the absence of balance,…

Best shotgun – we survey 1,300 shooters to find out

 Got your shotgun licence? Want to buy a shotgun? Baffled by the choice? Here is…

On test: Aimpoint Acro – see more, shoot more

  Sometimes you shoot an animal at a good range and you are pleased with the…

Fieldsports Britain – Bouncing Tyre, Laughing Pilbeam

  Tim Pilbeam is learning to shoot sideways. He has the new Acro red dot sight…

Wild Justice tries to close down pheasant shooting – Fieldsports News, 24 June 2020

Here are the links: Wild Justice granted judicial review into gamebird releases – Fieldsports News Shooting…

Gun dancing: it’s now a thing, judging by videos from Russia and Australia

Warning: this may offend people with good taste. Russian Instagramer Ekaterina Subbotina has posted video of…

Meet the ‘golf sabs’: antis hit soft targets during donation drought

Hunt saboteurs are trying to reinvent themselves and widen their support base by going after golf…

Wild Justice wins judicial review into gamebird releases on protected sites

Chris Packham’s anti-shooting group Wild Justice is celebrating approval of its request for a judicial review…

How to make a crow decoy

Do you have old, out-of-shape pigeon decoys? Do you have anything even vaguely crow-shaped you can…

Scotland’s hare ban madness – FieldsportsChannel Podcast, episode 37

The antis ambushed Scotland’s political process and, in under a week in June 2020, they pushed…

On Test: Winchester Blindside

Sporting Shooter magazine editor Dom Holtam takes the Winchester Blindside shotshells out for a roadtest on…

Scotland bans hare shooting

Animal rights activists have pushed a ban on mountain hare shooting through the Scottish parliament, even…

How hen harriers benefit from grouse moors

  Followers of BBC celebrity Chris Packham are probably used to hearing stories of doom and…

Crow shoot: 180-bird day

  Matt Turley and Nigel White know how to put on a good day. It’s 100-200…

Hares on the edge in Scotland – Fieldsports News, 17 June 2020

Here are the links: Greens ban blue hare shooting in Scotland – Fieldsports News Are birdwatchers…

Best hunting boots for men

 There are so many walking boots, so many makes and models. So which do you…

Fieldsports Britain – Niall deals with Scotland’s sika swarm

  Deer expert Niall Rowantree looks at Scottish red deer and how sika deer are affecting…

Swans shot dead in Leeds, suspects caught on camera

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for help after two swans were shot dead in Leeds. The…

Natural England toys with wildfowling ban

Wildfowling in England in 2020 could be banned because of Natural England bureaucracy and Wild Justice’s…

CNN pushes anti-hunting agenda with Trump sheep

CNN is ‘faking news’ in its efforts to attack hunting sports, say conservationists. In an article…

Zoo plans to destroy its animals

  by Ben O’Rourke “I’d rather starve than watch these die,” Tracy Tweedy tells me inside…

RSPB attacks pheasant shooting – Fieldsports News, 10 June 2020

Here are the links: RSPB ditches ‘rigorously neutral’ stance on pheasant shooting – Fieldsports News Springwatch…

Fieldsports Britain – Crow hits the pigeons hitting the peas

  Just because most of the UK has been stuck indoors doesn’t mean work has to…

Family day on the pigeons – it’s Crowhow

  With the pigeons pouring into Andy Crow’s pea crop, it’s time to use local resources.…

Yukon Photon XT – review

Jaf Jefferson talks about the Yukon Photon XT, its drawbacks and why he likes it, plus…

Ballistics tips with Keith Poyser, part seven

Stalking saucepans and paint pots at long ranges: part seven of the series by Keith Poyser…

How to catch pike with Jan Porter

We’re after pike at Bishops Bowl Fishery in Warwickshire with Jan Porter, one of the top…

How vegan ‘terrorists’ wage war on British butchers

Terrorism is the unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of…

RSPB forgets its ‘rigorously neutral’ stance on pheasant shooting, says GWCT

The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust has criticised RSPB after a sustained attack on pheasant shooting…

Rabbiting with hounds – it’s legal!

Great rabbit hunting action: we’re out in West Somerset after rabbits with a trencher pack of…

SIG Sauer closes in Germany

The German gunmaker SIG Sauer is closing in Germany. SIG Sauer managing director Tim Castagne told…

Lockdown Britain goes on pet-buying spree, dog thefts increase

Demand for dogs during the UK lockdown hit new heights.Prices for mongrels soared, and some working…

Kofs vs Yildiz – a boy’s first .410

by Charlie Jacoby A post on the Lamping Foxes Facebook group got me thinking. It read:…