Tim Pilbeam

Fallow buck shot with copper

What reaction does Tim Pilbeam get when he shoots deer with non-toxic rounds? Today, he is out after one of the 350 deer he and

Stalking elusive bucks

Tim Pilbeam has a fallow problem – a new piece of ground where he and friends have to cull more than 100 animals. Tonight’s the

Majestic Swedish Moose Hunt

Tim Pilbeam is on the hunt of a lifetime. He is after Swedish elk, doing it with some of Sweden’s leading elk experts, a helicopter,

Life with Lyme disease

Lyme disease leaves you at your wits’ end. For deerstalker Tim Pilbeam, who has been living with it for 20 years, he has given up

Never Never Let Your Gun…

‘A Father’s Advice’ was written by a member of Parliament, Mark Hanbury Beaufoy, who gave it to his 15-year-old son at Christmas 1902 along with

Meat hunting in Portugal

Ever looked and a deer and felt hungry? In the latest in his series Rucksack & Rifle, Tim Pilbeam is hunting red stags for their

Red Stag Hunt in Portugal

Ever wondered what kind of animals you can hunt in the hilly heart of Portugal? Tim Pilbeam’s Rucksack & Rifle series takes us to the

On Test: Franchi Horizon rifle

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 –

Big French Boar

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

Deerhunter on Strange Ground

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 Test: Mauser M18

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.

Red stag: an emotional hunt

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

Bloopers 2017

Bloopers 2017

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

Boar Hunting in the Sologne

Boar Hunting in the Sologne

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.

Running Boar Hunt

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

Axis Deer Hunt in Argentina

Axis deer are a pest to farmers in northern Argentina. In the latest in his Rucksack & Rifle series, Tim Pilbeam has come from the

Hunting the boar that hunt sheep

Tim Pilbeam is in Argentina after lamb-killers. But these are not foxes or coyotes. These are wild boar. The pigs released in South America have

On Test: Sauer Keeper Package

With foxes on the prowl for pheasant poults, it’s time for keepers to get out the rifles and start shooting. To coincide with this, Sauer

Shooting over solar farms

Hampshire gamekeeper Dean Strangeway explains why solar farms are so good for shoots – because they are good for wildlife. Reporter is Alex Howell. This

The Browning Blast

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

Airgun vs Rimfire

Airgun vs Rimfire

Tim Pilbeam is a powder hound. He likes guns that use cartridges with propellant. Chris Kemp works for airgun manufacturer Air Arms. So whose rifle

Spanish Mouflon Hunting

Tim heads into the hills behind the Costa del Sol to go mouflon and wild boar hunting. It’s a great way to end a hard

Elkhound at Work

The Swedish work their elkhounds on a variety of big game. Tim Pilbeam is out to shoot wild boar flushed by an elkhound in Sweden.

Bloopers and Outtakes

Work with people like Roy, Crow and the rest, and it’s not all going to go according to plan. And it doesn’t. Here is where

Straight-Pull Rifle Test

Straight-Pull Rifle Test

Top rifle review Tim Pilbeam has a Merkel Helix, a Blaser R8 and a Browning Maral to play with as he runs through the pros

Hunting Badgers

Badgers are the countryside’s vacuum cleaners. They tidy up a lot of wildlife. Left unchecked, however, and they can suck up the rug with the

Wild Boar Shoot Training

  Tim Pilbeam is learning about charging boar, running boar and high seat boar. In his new outing in the Rucksack & Rifle series, he

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