we look at entries to the Monocular Video Awards 2017. We have helped judged which of these go on the shortlist. It’s up to you to vote for them now, Here’s a selection of eight of the 20 you can vote for – not necessarily the best – that’s for you to decide. Ulrik Orskov […]

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Vinnie Jones has a new shooting vehicle. The Hollywood actor, former footballer and keen shooter made this video himself as he went to pick it up from Stuart Brown Body Repairs, which did the work on it. An incredibly detailed job, it took two years. Based on a 1995 Land Rover Defender and a Sperrin […]

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A ‘stag selfie’ craze is emerging among walkers in urban and suburban public parks that contain deer. Members of the public have been pictured posing in front of fallow deer at London’s Richmond Park in order to get a good picture for Instagram. Others have been condemned for doing the same with red stags at […]

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The State Government of Texas remains an example to us all. It has released a 2017 Bird Hunting Forecast via Texas Parks & Wildlife. According to the film on YouTube, it’s a ‘season of plenty’ for upland bird hunters this year thanks to lots of rain and a mild summer. It adds that hunting in […]

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The British government is exploring the possibility of another gun ban as it releases a consultation paper on .50 calibre rifles. Despite the extensive background checks required to become a firearms licence holder in the UK, it believes that a ban on the rifles will stop them being used in criminal and terrorist activities. The […]

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Holt Auctioneers has commissioned a painting of a dog for one of its charity shoots. The artist, Aengus Dewar, posted a film of him creating the drawing of, ‘Sandringham Sydney’, who is probably the Queen’s most famous Labrador, on his YouTube channel. The shoot was held in aid of the Gamekeepers’ Welfare Trust (GWT). The […]

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The vote to ban trail hunting on National Trust land was narrowly defeated. The result of the vote shows just how little anyone cares about hunting, just 30,686 people voted in favour of trail hunting, a figure that makes up just less than 1 per cent of the overall membership of the trust. Just 2% […]

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he is ‘not keen’ on grouse shooting and is looking forward to a review of Bradford Councils contract on grouse shooting on the Ilkley moor. The Ilkley Gazette asked Mr Corbyn whether the Labour-led authority should end the arrangement. And he told the reporter that he has “never been grouse […]

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An angry farmer drives at a hunt saboteur with his quad bike – while shouting “get off my land”. Violence erupted as West Midlands Hunt Saboteurs in black balaclavas tried to disrupt the Atherstone Hunt on Saturday 14 October. The farmer, dressed in green John Deere overalls, drives a quad bike up to three men […]

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Hunt saboteurs Paula Lamont (red rucksack) and Emily Hepburn / Fox (red hair) from @Bedsandbuckssabs found guilty of assault on Charlotte Tyers, shown in this video, and fined more than £2,000. In 2015, Paula Lamont, then aged 37, from Hertfordshire, was among a group of antis found not guilty of aggravated trespassing at Redhill Magistrates […]

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Three men took time out of their hunting trip to save a deer trapped in a fence. The men were hunting in Texas and found the animal, believed to be an axis deer, hung up on a fence. One of the men films as the other untangle it and it runs off into the bushes.

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There is a hunting controversy underway in Armenia after photographs of men holding dead griffon vultures emerged on social media. The photos date back to before 2013 and the individuals in the photos have been identified. One of the men is a village mayor allied to the Republican Party of Armenia. He told media in […]

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A moose hunter says she is “thankful” for the multiple death threats she has received from antis after pictures of her Alaskan moose hunt went viral. Jessica Grays attracted the attention of violent extremists after posting pictures of the moose she shot on Facebook. She now says she’s “thankful” for the multiple death threats she […]

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A US hunter who waited years for a ‘moose tag’ and spent thousands on it, has given it away to an army veteran. Rick Carosone from Idaho waited 18 years for his moose tag to come up in the state lottery, and spent $1,400 on it. But when he got it, he gave it to […]

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Prince Charles tried to stop Tony Blair from banning hunting with hounds, in letters released this week. The Prince of Wales lobbied the then British Prime Minister not to outlaw the sport in a 2002 letter. His letter reads: “There is … complete bewilderment that the Government is apparently responding to calls to ban something […]

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Tim’s gaucho Carlos looks grimly at the little pile of bones in front of him, writes Alex Howell. “Between last month and this month we lost about 20 sheep. It is predominately lambs, but for the farmer it is a big loss,” he says. Carlos has a problem. He has to control what is rapidly […]

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At last: an awards for hunting videos on YouTube. Fieldsports Channel is on the judging panel of The Monocular Video Awards 2017. Sponsored by Blaser, Sitka and Garmin, the most public votes for your video wins you a Blaser R8 Professional Success rifle worth £2,200. The second most public votes wins a Garmin VIRB 360 […]

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A wild boar has spread havoc in a peaceful residential area in southern Japan by attacking a man in a wheelchair, biting two pensioners and charging into a motorbike and a car. The boar which was on the loose for eight hours in Sasebo city, was stopped by a man with a golf club before […]

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Prince William’s favourite charity is promoting an anti-poaching operation in the Serengeti. United for Wildlife is a collaboration between seven of the largest field based international conservation organisations and The Royal Foundation. The Singita Grumeti reserve in Tanzania was set up by American billionaire and hunting lodge owner Paul Tudor Jones. A new film on […]

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Shooters and birdwatchers have come together to try to stop the slaughter of dozens of birds of prey in Lebanon. Calling themselves the ‘bird guards’, an international team of bird conservationists teamed up with local pro regulation hunters and birdwatchers to carry out anti-poaching operations. They witnessed the shooting of more than 100 protected birds […]

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One of Britain’s top shoot owners will miss the start of the season because he is riding his horse the length of Britain. As the pheasant-shooting season gets underway in the UK, 81-year-old Sir Humphry Tyrrell Wakefield who owns Chillingham Castle in Northumberland is riding his horse Barack, named because the horse is half black […]

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BBC TV presenter Chris Packham is in the limelight again after publicly supporting proposals to ban trail hunting on National Trust land across the UK. Trail hunting was adopted by hunts ten years ago after the fox hunting ban came into force. The legal practice involves dogs chasing an artificial scent rather than a live […]

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The Countryside Alliance has launched a podcast. The online radio show is hosted by Rachel Smedley and the CA’s head of shooting, Liam Stokes. It is called ‘Voice of the Countryside,’ and presenters will regularly delve into topical rural issues. The first podcast is available to download now and touches on the topic of trail-hunting […]

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One of the biggest problems facing pheasant shooters is calculating where they are to stand on a peg when the shoot captain has said ‘numbering left to right and moving up two’. There is now an app to solve that problem. Shooter and Fieldsports Channel viewer Stephen Brown designed the app, which is available free […]

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Gunmaker Sauer is launching two new shotguns. They are called the Apollon and the Artemis. The Artemis is specifically designed for women. Top sporting sculptor and Fieldsports Channel regular Jenna Gearing, models the Artemis shotguns in the new campaign alongside her sister Ellen. You can see Jenna put the gun through its paces in an […]

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A sea angler took two hours to reel in one of the largest tuna caught in British waters while he was hunting for shark. Using a rod he designed himself, Andrew Alsop caught the 225kg Atlantic bluefin tuna about 20 miles off the Welsh coast, near an area known as the Celtic Deep. The fish […]

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Two firefighters who used an old duckhunting trick to put out a fire caused by Hurricane Harvey are now national heroes. Jason Hunt and Beau Bishop had been seconded from Arkansas to help fight fires in Houston. They attempted to attach a hose to a fire hydrant, only to discover there wasn’t enough pressure for […]

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With the deer stalking season back in full swing and red stag stalking underway in Scotland, Lyme disease is back in the spotlight. Former England rugby captain Matt Dawson has revealed he had to have heart surgery after being bitten by a tick. He was bitten by the bug in London while visiting a park […]

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A jogger has been left with a painful wound on his head after being attacked by a buzzard while out running. Andy Llewellyn was jogging in Chellaston, Derby, when he was set upon by the bird of prey. Mr Llewellyn, said: “I was just jogging along and without any warning I got an almighty smack on […]

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A 10-year-old boy found a handgun in a dressing room in an Adidas store while out shopping with his mother in Atlanta, Georgia. When he brought the gun to his mother’s attention she pulled the trigger to see if it was real. The gun, a .22-calibre handgun fired a bullet through a wall in the […]

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Thousands of Atlantic salmon have escaped into the Pacific after a net pen holding 305,000 of the fish was damaged. The fish farm in Washington State is blaming the mass breakout on a ‘structural failure’. Wildlife officials are calling for anglers to catch as many of the fish as possible. The fish farm company is […]

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PETA has launched a new anti-hunting campaign that is going viral, but not in the way it wants. The American anti-hunting organisation came up with the overlay ‘Shoot Selfies not animals’ for its supporters to put on top of their profile photos on Facebook. They have also been producing t-shirts bearing the slogan. Hunters all […]

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The British army is sending a ‘super tracker’ to Gabon to help the government tackle elephant poachers. Corporal Gyanendra Rai of the First Battalion the Royal Gurkha Rifles is among those mentoring local guides on anti-poaching techniques. He is one of a group of 16 sent from the 2 Rifles infantry battalion. The central African […]

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What’s on at the Game Fair Theatre in 2017? It’s all being organised by Fieldsports Channel. Here’s a preview. Friday 28 July 9.30am-10am Justin Urquhart Stewart on how to make a million… in twenty minutes Justin is a well-known TV and radio commentator on investment matters and co-founder of Seven Investment Management. He takes the […]

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Kevin Pietersen, the South African born England cricketing star has launched a campaign to save rhinos and to show off his anti-hunting credentials at the same time. He is bringing poaching crimes to the attention of his followers via Twitter. The controversial cricketer caused a stir when he went into bat with unconventional black stickers […]

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Olympic gold medallist Peter Wilson lams into ISSF – International Shooting Sport Federation for ditching Double Trap from the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA) on 25 June rubber-stamped it’s 9 June decision to drop 50m Rifle Prone, 50m Pistol and Double Trap from the Tokyo 2020 Shooting Sport […]

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Three gunmakers and an optics company have come together with a rifle range to offer free range days, where you can try their rifles and shotguns. Blaser Sporting – which sells Blaser, Sauer, Mauser and Minox products – and Bristol gun shop Braces are sponsoring the ammunition. If you have an FAC, sign up to […]

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Foxhunters are delighted. A small group of antis held the biggest anti-hunting march London has seen. Around 5,000 people marched through the West End and a few hundred of them made it to Downing Street. Foxhunters are delighted because, a few years ago, they put 400,000+ protestors on the streets of London, campaigning for hunting. […]

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Bird flu is on the rise. It was found in Norfolk in early June 2017. DEFRA confirms that H5N8 avian flu is in a small flock of chickens and geese at a premises near Diss in south Norfolk. A 3km protection zone and a 10km surveillance zone have been put in place around the infected […]

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There is a new hunting, shooting and fishing TV channel on Amazon in Germany. Amazon Prime members can now get high-quality hunting/shooting/angling documentaries and programmes from Waidwerk. It launches jointly with travel channel Xplore, from the same studio, German production company Highview.   Amazon offers the channel free to Amazon Prime member with Xplore available […]

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Australia is considering a shark cull after the death of a teenage surfer. Laeticia Brouwer was on a family holiday at Kelp Beds in the south coast of Western Australia, when she was attacked by a shark. Her father was surfing with her and brought her to the shore after the attack but she had […]

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Bikers and bears don’t mix. Dušan Vinžík was biking with his buddy in Slovakia when a Eurasian brown bear dashes out at them. It looks like the animal wants to give them a scare – and it works. Dušan’s video on YouTube has been watched millions of times.

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US clothing company Kuiu has announced the six winners of its hunting film competition. Winner of the top prize is Jay Park of 5IY who made a film about five people hunting Aoudad rams in West Texas. For more on the winners, go to FilmFest.Kuiu.com More and more Americans are videoing their hunts – Research […]

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Forget the Antiques Roadshow – it’s the Guntiques Roadshow and it is taking place at this year’s Game Fair, at Hatfield House in Hertfordshire on 28-30 July 2017. Top gun experts Bill Harriman of BASC, who also works for the BBC’s Antiques Roadshow, Nick Holt and Gavyn Gardner will be on hand to value items […]

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A Lyme disease sufferer gets her husband to sting her with bees 30 times a week as she believes it helps with her symptoms. Ingrid Watt, 36, buys bees online and then asks her partner Darren to hold the bees against her back with a tweezer until they sting her. She leaves the stings in […]

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It looks like Eastbourne residents are taking the law into their own hands. A local wildlife rescue outfit reports that person or persons baited a road with bread, attracted seagulls and then ran over them with a car. A rescue volunteer says they killed three gulls. We made a film showing how gull attacks are becoming […]

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This video shows exactly what it is like to be chased by an otter. Passer-by Rory MacPherson from Lockerbie stopped to take a photo – but the otter was not pleased about having its picture taken, and saw the person off back to their car. Ever been chased by an otter? Rory MacPherson, from Lockerbie […]

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A driver has told of her terror as a deer smashed through her windscreen and landed on her 10-year-old daughter’s lap. The incident happened in Humberston, Lincolnshire. A car travelling in the opposite direction hit the deer and sent it flying into the air. It landed on the other side of the road smashing through […]

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In News this week: Vinnie Jones​ signs for Eley Hawk Ltd​ www.eleyhawkltd.com/media-events/press-releases/vinnie-jones-joins-eley-hawk-as-a-brand-ambassador Bee stings help Lyme disease sufferers The Game Fair​ gets the ‘Guntiques Roadshow’. If you have an unusual item from the worlds of hunting, shooting and fishing that you would like discussed and values, please email a picture and description to charlie@fieldsportschannel.tv Shooting […]

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Six-year-old from Fife goes foxshooting: www.thesun.co.uk/news/3503540/girl-6-dreams-of-shooting-foxes-and-regularly-goes-hunting-with-her-dad-who-keeps-gun-in-family-home/ New Zealand duck season: www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFfuLyiZt3U American NRA: www.youtube.com/watch?v=1RxWLZWUW9A News is sponsored by Percussion www.percussion-europe.com

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