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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Just how much abuse can a pair of Zeiss binoculars take? In this film we drop them, drag them, crush them, drown and finally we shoot them. They are (they were) a mint pair of Victory HT binoculars. The guys at German optics company Zeiss wanted to replicate what a good quality set of optics […]

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Browning invites a gang of shooting writers to France to burn through 24,000 rounds of ammunition. Shooting Sports editor Peter Moore, Rifle Shooter editor Dom Holtam, Gun Trade News Editor Colin Fallon and our own Tim Pilbeam get to test new kit including: X-Bolt McMillan stock Winchester SX4 B725 Pro Sport The new Kite optics […]

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Being and all-round shooter means learning to shoot from many different positions. When you need to shoot quickly, you must be accurate and you must also be able to judge the right position for the job. To demontrate this, Tim Pilbeam sets a series of challenges for three useful rifle shots: Rifle Shooter magazine editor […]

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Sporting Shooter and its sister titles Rifle Shooter and Clay Shooter are all under the editorial control of the extraordinary Dom Holtam.

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Fallow bucks are in season and foxes are easy to shoot. Andy Crow hosts Dominic Holtam from Sporting Shooter and long-range shooting specialist Ulf Lindroth from THLR.No on the farm he manages in Kent. Crow is using a heavy barrelled Tikka T3 in .243 with Steiner Ranger optics, Stalon mod, and 70 grain Federal V […]

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After the first showing of Blaser’s new shotgun at the British Shooting Show the F16 is in the hands of journalists at E J Churchill shooting ground. We hear from Dom Holtam and Vic Harker about their first impressions and John Bidwell who helped develop Blaser’s successful F3. This item appears in Claysports, episode 9. […]

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In April 2012 we chartered a boat out of Eastbourne in search of the old king cod. Deep Blue Charters had just broken the record for the biggest rod-caught cod in the English Channel with a fish weighing in at 43lb. To help us out we have a couple of local professional sea anglers and […]

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Andy Crow is out with Sporting Shooter editor Dom Holtam, protecting his young crops by keeping the birds in the air using bangers and his smoke stick. However, he leaves one a little late and he needs to take evasive action to prevent a wood pigeon in the chops. This film first appeared in Fieldsports […]

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It’s one of the great sporting challenges – a grouse, a salmon and a stag. Dominic Holtam has to achieve the challenge at two ends of the UK, in three days, and he is doing it in a four-wheel drive Ferrari

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Is this the reason Cowboys just ate beans? Dom Holtan puts the Browning BL-22 underlever through its paces on the rabbits. It might not be as accurate as an Anschuetz but it’s a fun son of a gun! This item first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 124. To watch the whole show go to Fcha.nl/fieldsportsbritain124 […]

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The editor of Sporting Shooter magazine has been incredibly generous with his time helping to make films for Fieldsports Channel. He used to be editor of Performance Car and provides both sporting vehicle and shooting kit reviews. He always has the latest equipment to show us – and an engaging way of putting the information […]

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Barbel and zander offer exciting and challenging coarse fishing. We are on the banks of one of the best spots in the country, Collingham Weir. Fishermen even queue up to fish here. We are after both fish species with Sporting Shooter magazine editor Dom Holtam and his old pals from school who have some luck […]

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We are shooting wild boar and testing the Ford Thunder pick-up. Editor of Sporting Shooter magazine Dom Holtam is also ex editor of Performance Car magazine and also a deer warden in Sussex. We attend a roadside casualty before going onto Dom’s high seat to feed in the boar with apple pulp. We return later […]

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Game chef Mark Gilchrist cooks bass on an open fire in the British countryside. Also on the menu are homemade venison burgers and pigeon kebabs, all served with homemade tomato sauce. Meanwhile, Dom Holtam tests a pie iron from Bushwear to ensure the sausages are done to perfection. This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, […]

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Sporting Shooter editor Dom Holtam compares the old with the new, testing the power of the Air Arms S410F with that of an old BSA – a tool many of us would of started shooting with as kids. This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 86. To watch the whole show go to www.youtube.com/watch?v=ek0tXCbQ4Hs […]

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At last! An affordable (sort of) thermal imaging system. Now you can look beyond the trees to count your deer. Now you can see you fox coming long before it sees you. Sporting Shooter magazine editor Dom Holtam tries it out. This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain episode 76. To watch the whole programme […]

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Is this the ultimate gamekeeper transport? Sporting Shooter editor Dom Holtam takes the Polaris range for a burn round the fields. This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 15. To watch the whole show on YouTube go to bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain15 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter Fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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