Lead shot: behind the ban

Lead shot is on its way out. That’s what a raft of organisations want, including BASC,…

Lead shot ban shock

  Lead shot is on its way out. That’s what a raft of organisations want, including…

DEFRA kicks general licences down the road – Fieldsports News, 19 February 2020

Here are the links: General licences reissued on temporary basis Fcha.nl/generallicences Boris Johnson renews promise for…

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 shoot.…

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…

‘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…

General licences 2020: new restrictions in place

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

Deer are dead, long live trees

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

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…

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?…

RSPCA’s dog grabbing fundraiser

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

Boxing Day hunt bashing – Fieldsports News, 01 January 2020

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

Antis’ anger at foxhunting popularity

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

Boxing Day and New Year’s Day hunt meets under sustained attack – Fieldsports News, 25 December 2019

David rounds up the top stories from around the fieldsports world 🌎 Watch the show in…

No grouse-shooting ban says Werritty report

The Scottish government is not minded to ban grouse-shooting, says a source, following publication of a…

Packham protest – Fieldsports News, 18 December 2019

  Anti Packham protest – News & Star Carrie Symonds in badger court case – The…

Boris’s big plans for hunting and shooting

It’s a big year for shooting sports in the UK parliament. Newly-elected prime minister Boris Johnson…

UK General Election 2019 – pro-hunt MPs in, antis out

The 12 December 2019 election night was an excellent night for hunting and shooting, as three…

Grouseshooting in the balance – Fieldsports News, 11 Dec 2019

Fieldsports News Fcha.nl/news Grouseshooting in the balance – Fieldsports News Dog discipline legal battle – Fieldsports…

Packham raises the grouse-shooting temperature

Animal rights campaigners are making a big push on the Scottish government ahead of a report…

Can you discipline your dog?

A seven-year legal battle between two gundog trainers has come to an end. At its heart…

New launch: Merkel K5 break-barrel rifle

by Charlie Jacoby Generally, I like the sleek, new single-shot break-barrel rifle from Merkel. The company…

Farmer dumps slurry on sabs – Fieldsports News, 4 Dec 2019

▶ Fieldsports News Fcha.nl/news Tractor driver sprays sabs with slurry – Facebook Government promises increased trespass laws against sabs…

Fieldsports Nation Weekly News Bulletin

🤓 David rounds up the top stories from around the fieldsports world: ➡️Animal rights protesters bully…

Armed antis step up war on hunting

 Watch the film   ++News flash++ the Government briefed the Daily Telegraph that its new…

Scotland plans huge deer reduction programme

The Scottish Government’s desire to ‘rewild’ the Highlands could lead to the biggest deer cull in…

Boris widens trophy hunting attack to include UK deer

The UK government has widened out its ‘trophy hunting’ consultation to include UK deer. It looks…

What the UK election means for hunting and shooting – Fieldsports Channel News, 6 November 2019

 Here are the links UK general election and MPs’ lies – Facebook DEFRA hunting tourism…

Hunters ride to the rescue of YouTube’s #TeamTrees

YouTubers from hunting and shooting channels are lending their support to top YouTubers’ efforts to plant…

The RSPB – Britain’s new gamekeeper?

  The RSPB wants to get a job as the nation’s gamekeeper. It looks like it…

Want to save giraffes? Buy them

Anti-hunters are good at whingeing about hunting tourism, which provides most of the money for wildlife…

Is a Midland Game Fair rescue underway?

One of the companies connected with the organisers of the Midland Game Fair may be saved…

Copper’s top tips for hitting back at hunt/shoot sabs

We are not helpless when antis attack our shoots, our hunts or our birds and animals.…

Liverpool’s attack on shooting sports – Fieldsports Channel News, 16 October 2019

 Here are the items Mayor of Liverpool attacks shooting sports – Fieldsports News Boris Johnson wants…

Boris Johnson’s hunting ban

UK prime minister Boris Johnson plans hunting bans that threaten all shooting sports. His first move,…

Mayor’s hunting show ban – Fieldsports Channel News, 9 October 2019

 Here are the links British Shooting Show ban – Fieldsports News Antis won’t save black…

British Shooting Show Liverpool banned

First it was hunting tourism they didn’t like, now it’s legal gun ownership. After successfully banning…

‘Ban hunting tourism,’ says Boris – Fieldsports News, 2 October 2019

 In this week’s news: Boris Johnson cracks down on hunting tourism – The Times Two…

Rook shooting banned in Wales

The Welsh government has banned the shooting of several birds under new general licences. Due to…

General licences chaos is coming back – Fieldsports News, 20 September 2019

In this week’s news: New general licences survey Bit.ly/defrasurvey Calor Gas gives £5,000 to LACS –…

RSPCA kills much-loved shoot turkey

A turkey that lived semi-wild on a shoot was impounded by the RSPCA and then killed.…

RSPCA kills much-loved shoot turkey

A turkey that lived semi-wild on a shoot was impounded by the RSPCA and then killed.…

Ruger skeletonises the 10/22

The new trend of ‘skeletonising’ rifles has reached Ruger. Maker of probably the most customised rimfire…

UK gets nasty about guns and animals – Fieldsports News, 11 September 2019

In this week’s news: Scotland wild mammal consultation – website UK consultation on firearms licensing –…

UK newspapers attack children

The London-based Daily Mirror, Evening Standard and Sun have lashed out at children who go on…

RSPB ramps birdcrime – Fieldsports News, 4 September 2019

In this week’s news: RSPB’s birdcrime report Capercaillie heads for extinction thanks to RSPB – blog…