Shooting quail and doves in Malta is not as simple as walking out with a dog and a gun. The spring hunt is a political battleground, as antis try to close down hunting in an EU member state. Charlie Jacoby meets the people out to stop the animal rights activists, and enjoy their season’s shooting. […]

Read more

It’s an animal feed crop and pigeons love it. That’s why April sees Andy Crow out protecting lucerne fields from the birds. He explains decoying and looks at what the pigeons are eating at this time of year. ▶ For more about Blaser’s F16 shotgun, go to Blaser-Sporting.com ▶ For Gamebore’s Clear Pigeon and bespoke […]

Read more

Like feral doves in the UK, South African rock doves thrive on farms, spread disease and cause damage. So it is up to Richard Leonard to control them. He is out with his Air Arms S510 to do the job. ▶ Richard is supported by Air Arms. For more, go to Air-Arms.co.uk Watch the whole […]

Read more

Tim Pilbeam and Karl Waktare are trying out the new Franchi Horizon rifle on chamois in the Alps. There’s no problem with the rifle – it’s the mountains they have trouble mastering. Find out if this is the sport for you… This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 437 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain437 Sign up for […]

Read more

Roy keeps lots of rubber hats. Why? Because he uses them to collect sperm from his tiercels. Well, you wanted to know. He talks us through what the well-dress sperm collector is wearing. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 437 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain437 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

Read more

How are rabbits doing? Last year Kent farm manager Andy Crow reports a major slump in the population as rabbit haemorrhagic disease took hold. This year it looks like they are back – as he finds out during an evening lamping with a rifle. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 437 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain437 […]

Read more

Roy Lupton breeds high-speed falcons in the UK for houbara bustard hunting in the Middle East and the ‘Stans. He travels to Azerbaijan to see his birds in action. Like with wildlife all over the world, hunters are not hunting the houbara bustard to extinction – they are bringing them back from extinction. Like with […]

Read more

Tim Pilbeam takes his .30-06 to Scotland to shoot red hinds on a wind farm. The aim of the deer management is to discourage birdlife. Yes, really. Deer manager Robbie Rowantree of West Highland Hunting encourages stags on this ground and discourages hinds, because stags make it harder for the ground nesting birds. Watch the […]

Read more

Here is a quick tutorial on how to cook wild rabbit and mozzarella meatballs, a delicious recipe to please all members of the family. Also, try swapping the rabbit meat for pheasant and partridge. ▶ More from Cai at GameAndFlames.com This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 434 Bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain434 Sign up for our […]

Read more

We look at the hunt from the other side of the deer. Watch Jason Doyle and Paul Childerley stalk in on a group of Chinese water deer in Bedfordshire. Plus find out about the CWD’s famous fangs – what makes a trophy? and can a doe grow tusks? ▶ For the new Zeiss rangefinder, visit […]

Read more

It’s foul weather and Cai Ap Bryn + his Norwegian buddy Trigger are stalking sika/hybrid hinds in the Wicklow Mountains. They turn the low cloud to their advantage and both get close enough for a shot. ▶ To go stalking with Glacial Valley Hunting, visit GlacialValleyHunting.com ▶ More from Cai at GameAndFlames.com This item appears […]

Read more

How to get close to the big wild boar of the Sologne region of France? Tim Pilbeam has packed his rucksack and rifle, and is out with French stalker JP Bourgneuf of Wildboar-Hunting-France.com. They get close – but it’s hard to tell what sex the animals are. At last, they find a big one and […]

Read more

What do you do when the shot goes wrong? A Swedish shooter and his Irish guide have to follow up an injured sika. Jens Ulrik Högh’s shot is blighted by a – well you will find out what when you watch the film. Happily, Norman Mulvany of Irish Safaris has the right dog for the […]

Read more

Jaktjournalist Jens Ulrik Högh besöker Irland för första gång. Norman Mulvany från Irish Safaris har inviterad på hondjursjakt på hans marker i County Wicklow. Vi jagar i bergen, på åkrarna och i skogen, men när jakten går snett måste vi jobba hårt i mörkret för att göra rätt för os… Irish Safaris’ sika stalking is […]

Read more

We review three rifles that sell in the UK for under £500: the Remington Model 783 in .243, the Savage Axis XP in .243, and the Winchester XPR in .270. Tim Pilbeam brings together a professional gamekeeper, Roy Foster, who wants a classic yet workaday rifle, and long-range specialist Mark ‘260rips’ Ripley, who wants to […]

Read more

Here’s a test for his stalking skills: Tim’s out with a Scottish stalker who simply points him in the right direction and lets him get on with it. Robbie Rowantree (brother of deerstalker Niall Rowantree) looks after land in Sutherland. Tim’s there for an unguided doe cull in the Scottish hills. Find out more: ▶ […]

Read more

Shooting sports owned the NEC for three days in February 2018. The British Shooting Show saw tens of thousands of visitors come through the doors to visit stands that filled four halls. And we had a stand. A great pleasure to meet so many viewers. ▶ For the British Shooting Show, go to BritishShootingShow.co.uk ▶ […]

Read more

The crops on Andy Crow’s farm in Kent are under attack from pigeons. With a good wind whipping them along, it’s challenging decoying and shooting. So what other challenges do a February pigeon day produce? ▶ For more about Blaser, go to Blaser-Sporting.com ▶ For Gamebore cartridges, it is Gamebore.com ▶ UKShootWarehouse is at UKShootWarehouse.co.uk […]

Read more

Roy Lupton is out in the South of England, testing lead-free ammunition on a fallow buck. Then Roy cuts open the animal to see the damage, and how effective the bullet has been at killing it humanely. Roy is a falconer as well as a rifleshooter, and he is worried about lead rifle bullets poisoning […]

Read more

Tim Pilbeam puts on a German hat and climbs into a German car to discuss the merits of this new rifle by German gunmaker Mauser. The M18 is rugged and, well, boring – but does it do the job? ▶ For more about the Mauser M18, visit UK distributor www.blaser-sporting.com This item appears on YouTube […]

Read more

Velkommen til den første episoden av Fieldsports Nordic. I denne filmen ser Cai Ap Bryn og Johan Trygve “Trigger” Solheim etter jaktbart vilt på Cai’s nye jaktmarker i Sør-England. Viltkamera har allerede vist at det er både dåhjort og villsvin her. Trigger beskriver også sine jaktopplevelser etter sikahybrider i Irland. Abonner på vårt ukentlige nyhetsbrev […]

Read more

Cai Ap Bryn and Johan Trygve ‘Trigger’ Solheim are looking for animals on Cai’s new ground in the South of England. Cai is using trail cams to check what’s on the land, so he knows what’s there: wild boar, fallow and – far too close to the lambing fields for comfort – foxes. ▶ Cai’s […]

Read more

How do you learn to hunt deer in the UK? We follow deerstalker Sim Hay as he takes his Deer Stalking Certificate 1 with Mike Allison of Jelen Premier Wildlife Services. Then Mike takes Sim out on his first stalk. Find out how he gets on. ▶ To do your DSC1 with Mike, go to […]

Read more

It’s relentless: dove after dove comes over shooters in perhaps the biggest pest control operations in the world. In the latest in his series, Rucksack & Rifle, Tim Pilbeam is on ground outside Buenos Aires, putting lead in the air and finding out why Argentina is one of the world’s finest sporting destinations. Tim goes […]

Read more

It’s Charlie Jacoby’s report from ShotShow 2018, Las Vegas, featuring close-up looks at these new products: ▶ Mauser M18 rifle www.blaser-sporting.com ▶ Zeiss Victory RF rangefinder www.zeiss.com ▶ Browning rifles, shotguns and Winchester’s plans for the SX4 www.browning.eu ▶ Sig Sauer EarthRoamer earthroamer.com This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 426 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain426

Read more

Paul Childerley heads to Finland to look at the new rimfire from rifle maker Tikka. Tikka hopes that its T1X will do for rimfires what its T3 has done for stalking rifles. Sporting Shooter editor Dom Holtam gives his views, too ▶ For details of the new rifle, go to www.tikka.fi/en-us/rifles/tikka-t1x/t1x ▶ To go stalking […]

Read more

Charlie Jacoby enjoys a couple of days shooting wild birds in Cornwall and West Devon. The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust says British shooters should exercise restraint when shooting woodcock this shooting season because of their poor breeding season in Western Russia in 2017. What do shooters think? ▶ For more about shooting at the […]

Read more

Ride on the back of an eagle as it catches mountain hares in Scotland. We mount a tiny camera on the back of Roy Lupton’s golden eagle, and he takes it. Out after hares in the Angus Glens. We film incredible flights and hunts from a distance and from right up close. ▶ Roy’s clothing […]

Read more

Tim Pilbeam is back in France and gets the opportunity to stalk a large trophy red stag. He is there at the heart of the rut, and explains his feelings – perhaps the feelings of many hunters – as he takes the shot. It’s the latest in his Rucksack & Rifle series. ▶ To go […]

Read more

What are the best bullets for whitetail deer? Paul Childerley tries out Super Hammerhead cartridges from ammunition manufacturer Sako on a whitetail hunt in Finland, plus he visits the Sako factory in Finland to see how they are made. It is the latest in his Stalking Success series. ▶ For more about Sako, visit www.sako.fi […]

Read more

Here are the highs, the lows and the even lowers of making a weekly show about hunting and shooting during 2017. We’re already looking forward to 2018 (brave face). Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 422 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain422 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter […]

Read more

Standby for fast-action boar hunting as the world’s sporting journalists convene at Laubach Castle for the annual Zeiss Media Hunt. Paul Childerley is there from the UK, shooting a Merkel Helix with Zeiss V6 scope and using Hornady plastic-tipped ELD-X ammunition. See how he gets on… For the Zeiss V6, visit Zeiss.co.uk/sports-optics/en_gb/hunting/riflescopes/conquest-riflescopes/conquest-v6/conquest-v6-1-1-6×24.html For more about […]

Read more

Roy Lupton tests lead-free ammunition on a fox. Then Roy cuts open the animal to see the damage, and how effective the bullet has been at killing the fox humanely. Roy is a falconer as well as a rifleshooter, and he is worried about lead rifle bullets poisoning birds of prey. He wants to see […]

Read more

Paul Childerley and Dom Holtam go to Finland to see how Sako makes its rifles – and they go on a traditional Finnish driven hunt. They are after whitetail deer (Finland has had whitetail since the 1930s) and elk, and it’s a chance to use new Sako rifles and ammunition. For more about Sako, visit […]

Read more

Hunting on tap in a holiday resort? Charlie Jacoby goes to the Mediterranean Island of Corsica to visit an estate that’s alive with pheasant, partridge and some of the fastest wild boar in Europe. To go hunting in l’Ortolu valley in Corsica, visit www.murtoli.com It is also listed in www.magicsafarilodges.com This item appears on YouTube […]

Read more

Bedfordshire offers some of the best muntjac stalking in the UK. Hunting this deer is an obsession for some. Roy Lupton takes his rifle to see what all the fuss is about. To go stalking with Mike and Barry, visit www.muntjacstalkinguk.com This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 420 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain420 Sign up for […]

Read more

Are these the most challenging pheasants in the UK? Ross Neville thinks so. He is at the Brigands shoot in Wales, on two of its most famous drives, Tommy’s and Waterfall, among others. Plus he is trying out those classic high pheasant guns: a pair of Miroku MK60s. For more about the Miroku MK60 shotguns, […]

Read more

Tim Pilbeam stalks wild boar in the Sologne, one of the great hunting regions of France. He is out with JP Bourgneuf and Désirée Lantz. To go hunting with JP and Désirée, visit www.wildboar-hunting-france.com Contact Tim Pilbeam at tim@rucksackandrifle.co.uk For more about Steyr’s rifles, go to www.steyr-mannlicher.com For the Zeiss binos Tim is using, go […]

Read more

Close-up, slow-motion photography reveals just how much lead a high pheasant needs, as Andy Crow goes shooting in Yorkshire on of the UK’s specialist high-pheasant shoots, Upperwood Estate. It is a Jack Pyke day – and he is there to shoot the Jack Pyke catalogue, too. Expect banter. Crow is shooting at the Upperwood Estate, […]

Read more

The South Somerset Ferreters are back in action, with loads of dogs – but do they have enough ferrets for a monster of a rabbit bury? They are ferreting a hill that is a honeycomb of rabbit holes. For more films with the South Somerset Ferreters, go to www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/south-somerset-ferreters/ Find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/143234755731581 […]

Read more

With the fallow buck rut taking place haphazardly across Roy’s ground, it’s a challenge to call a buck. Roy Lupton has a morning’s stalking, and tops it off by calling in foxes. For more films from Roy, go to www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/roy-lupton/ This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 415 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain415 Sign up for our […]

Read more

Every area has its own Macnab. In Hampshire, says Keith and Gavin from local sporting agent Glorious Game, it’s a roebuck, a partridge and a trout, all in one day. Roy Lupton gives it a whirl. To go shooting with Keith and Gavin, visit GloriousGame.com For high-res still pictures from the day, visit www.flickr.com/photos/fieldsportschannel/albums/72157662131680168 For […]

Read more

Roger Last has his hands on more thermal spotting kit and scopes from Pulsar. Tonight he is using it to keep down the rabbit population in his home county of Essex. For more about Pulsar night vision, go to www.thomasjacks.co.uk For more films from Roger, go to www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/roger-lait/ This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports […]

Read more

Human-animal conflicts hit the headlines as Britain becomes more crowded, and there’s no animal in Britain as big or as conflicting as deer, writes Alex Howell. In urban parks in the summer, they are placid and approachable. The autumn brings dark nights, increased risk of collision with animals and – intoxicated by the deer rut […]

Read more

It is the target that catches the clay shooter unawares. It should be easy. Top clay shot Ben Husthwaite shows how to make it easier. This item is sponsored by Gamebore www.gamebore.com For more from the clayground, visit www.ejchurchill.com Ben’s website is www.benhusthwaite.com Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register This item appears on […]

Read more

Probably the highest pheasants in the UK: Ross Neville goes to the incredible Llechweddygarth in Wales, which is on top of its game. The shoot includes Gris Mountain, perhaps the UK’s top pheasant drive. For more about the Miroku MK60 32in pair, visit www.browning.eu To go shooting at Llechweddygarth or one of Robert’s other shoots, […]

Read more

Right-to-left or left-to-right, what’s the best way to shoot a crossing clay pigeon target? Top shot Ben Husthwaite explains. This item is sponsored by Gamebore www.gamebore.com For more from the clayground, visit www.ejchurchill.com Ben’s website is www.benhusthwaite.com Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 411 […]

Read more

Here’s hunting so-fast-so-furious: Tim Pilbeam is chasing down wild boar on horseback in Argentina, where they lassoo them and shoot them. He calls it the most exciting hunt he has been on. It is the latest in his Rucksack & Rifle series. To go hunting boar on horseback + doves, water buffalo and axis deer, […]

Read more

Gamo has brought out a semi-auto springer airgun. Jamie Chandler tries out the Gamo Maxxim Elite. For more about Gamo, visit www.gamo.com Watch the whole show on YouTube, go to bit.ly/airheads68 Sign up for the AirHeads newsletter. Go to www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

Read more