Paul Childerley shows what it takes to be a modern gamekeeper. He is working on his shoot in Bedfordshire, bringing on young birds and getting them ready for the shooting season in a few weeks time. Modern Gamekeeper’s sponsors are: ▶ Marsdens MarsdensFeeds.co.uk ▶ Remington RaytradeUK.co.uk ▶ Shooterking Shooterking.co.uk ▶ Barnes VOR-TX ammunition RaytradeUK.co.uk ▶ To go shooting on Paul’s […]

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It is early September and gamekeeper Paul Childerley will be shooting in a few weeks time. He takes delivery of a second tranche of partridges on his Bedfordshire shoot. He has to settle them in as quickly as possible, with the correct pens for partridges. Modern Gamekeeper’s sponsors are: ▶ Marsdens MarsdensFeeds.co.uk ▶ Remington RaytradeUK.co.uk […]

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It’s started. Gamekeeper Paul Childerley has taken delivery of his pheasants on the shoot in Bedfordshire. Now he has to be Pheasant Supernanny and keep them happy and healthy. Modern Gamekeeper’s sponsors are: ▶ Marsdens MarsdensFeeds.co.uk ▶ Remington RaytradeUK.co.uk ▶ Shooterking Shooterking.co.uk ▶ Barnes VOR-TX ammunition RaytradeUK.co.uk ▶ To go shooting on Paul’s shoot, visit […]

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Paul Childerley becomes ‘The Childernator’. The working gamekeeper is protecting his cover crops from corvids and even doing good work as a goose scarer. Plus he has a new Remington semi-auto to play with – and it has a devastating effect on the jackdaws. Modern Gamekeeper‘s sponsors are: ▶ Marsdens MarsdensFeeds.co.uk ▶ Remington RaytradeUK.co.uk ▶ Shooterking […]

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Here’s what to feed your pheasants. We go behind the scenes at Mardens Feeds to find out what goes into their sacks of game bird feeds. They deliver 1.4 million of them to gamekeepers a year, so they must be doing something right. ▶ For Marsdens, go to MarsdensFeeds.co.uk Modern Gamekeeper‘s other sponsors are: ▶ […]

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With the pheasant opening day around the corner, gamekeepers are out after foxes and Sporting Rifle expert Mike Powell is no exception. He’s protecting his poults from a family of local foxes. This film first appeared on Fieldsports Britain, episode 4. To watch the whole show on YouTube go to bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain4 Sign up to our […]

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We are out with three generations of beaters from the same family: Jack, Richard and Peter Smith are father, son and grandson. It’s the first in our series about beating, and the youngest, Jack, explains what beating is all about. In the second film, we meet dad Richard. He explains why he loves going beating […]

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Two shooters from Somerset are on fox patrol around a shoot when they come across a foxshooting field of dreams. Find out how Stephen Phillips and Olie Curtis get on. Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 412 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain412 Sign up for our weekly email […]

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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 has brought out a ‘Keeper Package’. It is the latest in a trend of rifle packages from several of the manufacturers. Tim Pilbeam reviews it. For the Sauer Keeper package […]

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Andy Crow faces some of the most challenging partridge and duck shooting he has ever seen – and the pheasants aren’t bad either. He is on a mixed driven shoot day in Bedfordshire. Andy went shooting thanks to Paul Childerley. Visit www.childerleysporting.co.uk This item appears in Fieldsports Britain, episode 319 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain319 Sign up for our […]

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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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The proof of the pudding is in the eating or, in this case, the shooting. Canal Game Farm’s birds are on shoots all over the country. We’re at one of those shoots in Kent to see how they fly. This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 8. To watch the whole show on YouTube […]

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We join gamekeeping students at Plumpton College in Sussex on their shoot day. This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 6. To watch the whole show go to bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain6 Sign up to our weekly email newsletter FieldsportsChannel.tv/register

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Canal Game Farm is producing them for estates all over the country – the white pheasant is (a) a useful marker for other birds or (b) a pain in the neck that can earn you a fine of £50+ if you shoot it, depending on whether you are (1) a gamekeeper or (2) a hapless […]

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Canal Game Farm is delivering English greys partridges at the start of the partridge shooting season – but these ones are not for shooting. They have been bought as part of farmer Tim Piper’s conservation effort. He has planted habitat suitable for them. Shocked that there were no native grey partridges to live in his […]

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Panellists on the new countrysports webTV debate programme Shooting Politics lay into the RSPB for its attacks on gamekeepers, its attempt to ‘monster’ countryside managers and its failure to offer an alternative that will provide Britain’s wild spaces with the conservation work that gamekeepers provide as part of their jobs. This episode was filmed at […]

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