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Countryfile goes pro-shooting – Fieldsports News, 12 February 2020

Here are the links Countryfile backs countrysports – BBC RSPCA supports unsustainable salmon farming – The…

Shooter arrested, threatened, abused

  Barry Swain is a pest controller from Yorkshire who has paying clients who help him…

Carly and Paul stalk Chinese water deer

  As she learns the ways of deer hunting, Carly Coates joins Paul Childerley. They are…

Fieldsports Britain – Small Deer Hunt

  We have hunting and hunting harassment in this week’s show. Carly Coates continues her deerstalking…

More legal threats to general licences – Fieldsports News, 5 February 2020

  Here are the links: General licences trouble Fcha.nl/generallicences Scottish deer massacre Fcha.nl/deer-are-dead-long-live-trees ‘Unsafe’ shooting range…

How to sell 30 million pheasants

Every gameshooting season in the UK, around 30 million pheasants are shot. Many go to supermarkets…

Deerstalking and donating venison

Cai Ap Bryn is following in the footsteps of William the Conqueror. He is shooting deer…

Fieldsports Britain – Game Meat Special

It’s healthy, locally-sourced and delicious, and it is coming to a town near you. Cai Ap…

‘Safari guide will wound big cat so I can shoot it,’ claims journalist

Bild magazine in Germany says it has uncovered the dark side of canned hunting. A Bild…

DEFRA faces general licences + trophy hunting perfect storm, Fieldsports News, 29 January 2020

Here are the links: DEFRA general licences and trophy hunting chaos – trophy hunting consultation Kids…

Out shooting with BASC chairman Eoghan Cameron

What’s the future of lead ammunition? Is hen harrier persecution everything the antis say it is?…

Gameshooting with a world champion: Sam Green

FITASC world champion James Green is out shooting pheasants near Peterborough in the English Fens. He…

Fieldsports Britain – Pheasant Shoot Coach

Sam Green has gone from kid with an airgun to FTASC world champion. We join him…

General licences 2020: new restrictions in place

Fast forward to advice for your country: England + Scotland + Wales + Northern Ireland The…

British Shooting Show, 14-16 February 2020, at the NEC Birmingham

Buy your tickets online, or call the ticket hotline on 0844 8737 332 Show dates: 14,…

Deer reaction to being shot

Some fall over. Some run – even though they may both have been shot in the…

Deer are dead, long live trees

The Scottish Government is putting public safety at risk, and wasting tens of thousands of taxpayers’…

Fieldsports Britain – Demonising Deer

The Scottish government wants to wipe out half of Scotland’s deer species and most of the…

Wild Justice attacks pheasant shooting – Fieldsports News, 22 January 2020

  Here are the links: Wild Justice tries to close down game-shooting – press release Anti…

British bowhunters abroad

Gary Rawlings takes his sport to South Africa. He is a British bowhunter – which is…

Operation Squirrel

They destroy trees, they eat eggs and chicks in the nest, and they carry a virus…

Fieldsports Britain – Roy’s crackdown on greys

Save a red – shoot a grey. Is this Manchester United vs Norwich City? Nope –…

Antis hunt down Love Island star – Fieldsports News, 15 January 2020

  Love Island contestant axed over trophy hunting snaps – The Independent Masked antis arrested –…

Veganism protected by law – Fieldsports News, 08 January 2020

Here are the links: Veganism protected by law – Daily Telegraph Has Veganuary gone too far?…

Crow’s big Essex driven day

  The partridges are flying – and so is Andy Crow. He changes over his Blaser…

Quick-draw Paul culls three deer in seconds

  Paul Childerley is looking after his ground in Gloucestershire. He was there the other day…

RSPCA’s dog grabbing fundraiser

  By Ben O’Rourke Dog lover Julie Wright has spent the last five years without her…

Fieldsports Britain – super 20-bore partridge shoot

Andy Crow goes the whole partridge. He is in Essex, swapping his trusty 12-bore for a…

The dangers of mixing shotgun shells

Accidentally put a 20-bore cartridge down a 12-bore barrel and the result could be tragic. Andy…

Hunting channels Down Under – YouTube rankings

A paradise for sportsmen and women awaits down under – and local YouTubers have been good…

Pheasant shooting with a world champion

World champion Amy Easeman is pheasant shooting. We join her for a day on her dad’s…

Boxing Day hunt bashing – Fieldsports News, 01 January 2020

  Here are the links: Boxing Day hunt bashing – Metro newspaper Lottie Lion backs hunting…

Fieldsports Britain – Andy Crow’s Gun Giveaway

We are giving away Andy Crow’s Blaser F16 shotgun to one lucky winner. Find out who…

European hunting channels YouTube ranking

Europe’s hunting channels were quicker than the Americans to see the potential in YouTube. Perhaps that…

Bowhunting business YouTube channel ranking

No change in the ranking for bowhunting businesses. Hoyt and Bear have lost some ground on…

Hunting apparel business YouTube channel ranking

Realtree remains in top position – but for how much longer? US company KUIU more than…

Ammunition manufacturer YouTube channel ranking

Ammunition manufacturers ranking remains mainly unchanged. Hornady is more than double the size of its nearest…

Airgun manufacturer/distributor YouTube channel ranking

The retailers dominate the airgun company YouTube channel list. Replica Airguns continues its dominance of the…

North American hunting channels YouTube ranking

This is the list of top North American hunting channels on YouTube. European hunting channels’ domination…

Shooting/gun accessories companies YouTube channel ranking

FoxPro takes the top slot, moving up the Socialblade rank from third place, where it is…

Hunting/shooting retailer YouTube channel ranking

These is the list of top shooting and gun accessories manufacturers channels on YouTube. Brownells from…

Optics company YouTube channel ranking

These is the list of top shooting and gun accessories manufacturers channels on YouTube. There was…

YouTube gun channel ranking

This is the list of top gun channels on YouTube. If you take YouTube to be…

Knifemaker YouTube channel ranking

These is the list of top knifemaker channels on YouTube. From knife-sharpening how-to videos to films…

Airgun YouTube channel ranking

There was a time when airgun channels had the highest views of all the shooting sports…

Firearms manufacturers/distributors YouTube channel ranking

Here are the firearms companies’ rankings on YouTube. 2019 was a good year for European gun…

Survivalist/Prepper/Bushcraft YouTube channel ranking

Bushcrafters, survivalists and preppers are marginally attached to the hunting/shooting industry. They are included here because…

Great Irish pheasant shooting in Co Offaly

How do birds fly in Ireland? Jason Doyle has a day with the Castle Fieldsports Syndicate…

Jason’s new pheasant gun – Fieldsports Ireland episode 17

Jason Doyle has a day with the Castle Fieldsports syndicate in Co Offaly, where guns, beaters,…

Antis’ anger at foxhunting popularity

More than a quarter of a million people braved wet weather to support their local hunt…