Fieldsports News, 20 March 2019

Animal rights activists drive pheasants out of game farm Grousemoors to blame for killing of hen…

Unknown vehicle rams hunt saboteurs

After years of harrassment by masked thugs, there’s a new trend in the countryside: mask up…

It’s not a burglar – it’s a moose

There’s a moose loose in the hoose! A homeowner thought he was being burgled, but instead…

Trophy hunting under new attack

The usual celebrities – including Chris Packham and Joanna Lumley – have lined up to attack…

Otter-proof fence

A carp fishery has spent a six-figure sum putting up two miles of 6ft high fencing…

Wolf kills flock of sheep

French farmers blame wolf attacks for the deaths of a more than 50 sheep and goats…

George Digweed wins African Grand Prix

George Digweed takes gold at the South African Hunting Route Grand Prix. The competition took place…

Good headlines for gamekeepers: Fieldsports News

In this week’s bulletin: ▶ Moorland gamekeepers get good headlines from report ▶ BBC makes promotional…

IWA 2019: shooting/hunting kit round-up

2019 was a quiet year for product launches at the European gun trade show IWA. Many…

Huntsman trolls sabs with fox’s brush

News is sponsored by Percussion Percussion-Europe.com ▶ Huntsman trolls sabs with brush ▶ White woodcock ▶…

Aimpoint launches Micro H-2 sight with 6MOA dot

Shooting wild boar at close quarters needs quick reactions and a big red dot in your…

Härkila launches battery-heated vest

Suffer from the cold? Suffer no more, for Harkila is to offer a heated vest. Worn…

New international hunting magazine launches

Launching summer 2019, Hunt Magazine is a new bi-annual publication. In common with many new hunting magazine…

Botswana reverses animal rights lunacy

The government in Botswana is considering a substantial reform to the country’s wildlife management policy. Included…

Want to be a gamekeeper? Watch YouTube

UK gamekeeping colleges are keeping their students up to date with YouTube channel Fieldsports Channel, which…

First dual winner for the Golden Button – Britain’s craziest horse race

Probably the maddest horse race in the country, more than 60 horses signed up for the…

Food companies drop veggie show over animal rights extremism claims

Two of Sweden’s biggest food companies have pulled out of a vegetarian food fair. The decision…

Antis plan hunt ball demos

Where local newspapers used to post details of hunt meets and hunt balls, now they post…

Fieldsports News, 13 February 2019

In this week’s bulletin: Packham aims ‘Wild Justice’ at shooters School bows to animal rights death…

Dog mauls deer on ski slope

Austria is outraged after a dog mauled a deer on a ski slope. The dog attacked…

Anti hunt extremists turn to dognapping

Antis are stealing foxhounds and holding them captive. This hound called, appropriately, Drama, was returned to…

School bows to animal rights death threats

A school in England has cancelled an event with a local hunt after children received death…

Packham aims ‘Wild Justice’ at hunters and shooters

Chris Packham is joining the fight against wildlife crime. He has launched a new non-profit company,…

Fieldsports Channel News, 6 February 2019

In this week’s bulletin: News is sponsored by Percussion For a full news round-up, go to…

New cash record for rare goat

 An American hunter has set a record for a markhor hunt. He paid the highest…

Fieldsports Channel News, 30 January 2019

In this week’s bulletin: Plus: ▶ Liveline radio show attacks hunter ▶ ‘Persectued’ hen harrier found alive and…

Anti hunters make mistake after mistake

It has been a bad week for animal rights extremists. One group wants to stop pest…

‘Persecuted’ hen harrier found alive and well

A hen harrier that Scottish antis said had been killed by gamekeepers was found alive and…

Hunter attacked on Irish radio

Irish radio show hosts have attacked a caller who revealed he enjoys hunting. The consumer watchdog…

Fieldsports News, 23 January 2019

In the news this week: Packham plans to be rude to royal family British Shooting Schools…

Shot Show 2019

Charlie Jacoby looks out for new and spectacular hunting and shooting kit at the 2019 ShotShow,…

Hunting TV 2019: the viewing revolution

The must-read list of YouTube channels is out. Thanks to the view-counting on YouTube, we now know…

Shoot criticised for disposing of breasted pheasant carcases

Shooters are turning on each other over a film showing dumped birds. But Cotesbach Game Farm…

Fieldsports News, 10 January 2019

Chris Packham says hunt ban doesn’t work Jeremy Paxman begs Britain to stop buying farmed salmon…

Fox smashes up kitchen

A fox went on the rampage in a couple’s home. It left such a mess they…

Computers to replace shooters at school

A 100-year-old rifle and pistol shooting club on England’s south coast is seeking new premises. Fareham…

Urban deer cull riles Irish antis

The Irish government has had to defend a deer cull. More than 30 wild deer from…

Scottish Government bumps up cruelty to foxes

Using two dogs to hunt foxes is more cruel than using a pack. That’s the advice…

Dallas Safari Club steps up its conservation work

Dallas Safari Club is bumping up its conservation work. During its 2019 convention and expo in…

Namibia’s NGOs hit back at anti-hunting call

Namibia’s top ecologist has hit back against a letter in the Guardian newspaper against trophy hunting.…

Beer celebrates Beaufort Hunt mastership

There’s a new beer to celebrate one of the best-known hunt masters in the country. The…

National Trust bows to antis at Long Mynd

The National Trust has cancelled trail hunting for the South Shropshire Hunt at the Long Mynd.…

Packham says hunt ban doesn’t work

BBC TV presenter Chris Packham says that neither the law banning hunting with hounds nor the…

£22,000 fine for poaching

An Amish man has been fined £22,000 and jailed for 60 days for poaching. Junior L…

Spanish fox torturer found

A Spanish hunter who was filmed while he chased and tortured a fox has been identified.…

Car overturns to avoid pheasant

A car overturned in the Cotswolds after the driver tried to dodge a pheasant. The driver…

Fox attacks baby in Norway

A fox has attacked a baby in Norway. After hearing his 10-month-old son Sander shrieking, Bjørn-Milliam…

Outrage at Packham CBE

The countryside has turned to social media to express its outrage that animal rights activist and…

Antis try to hit Larysa with the ‘estate rifle exemption’

Larysa Switlyk is back in the news. After posting a picture of a goat, she shot…

French to re-start ‘presidential hunts’

French president Emmanuel Macron says he could reinstate the tradition of presidential hunts at the Château…

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