Torches on test

As tech hits the lamping market, the fox and rabbitshooters who prefer lamping to night vision…

On test: Pulsar Digex N450 night vision scope on foxes

In a world of thermal, Roy Lupton tries out a night vision scope. He takes the…

What does ‘ballistic tip’ mean?

  Ballistic is a much over-used word. You may associate it with nuclear weapons. The word…

Why are target bullets longer than hunting bullets?

  What’s the difference between target and hunting rounds? Sako Cartridges’ Aki Suvilahti says the biggest…

A simple guide to rifle calibres

  To a non-shooter, all bullets seem the same, but there are hundreds of different calibres…

What happens when a bullet goes bang

  You pull the trigger – and a lot of chemistry and physics takes place in…

Do you choose slow bullets or ‘hot rounds’?

  Hot or not? That’s the question Paul Childerley puts to Aki Suvilahti of Sako Cartridges.…

What is bullet head space?

  If you’re still finding your way around your rifle, you may want to know what…

Best shooting jackets 2020

 In March 2020, more than 500 of you filled out our shooting and hunting clothing…

What are bonded bullets?

  Deer manager Paul Childerley describes what a bonded bullet is good for: “More weight behind…

Best semi-autos 2020

 Which semi-autos do the Fieldsports Channel audience prefer? We sent out surveys in March 2020…

Best rimfires and rimfire ammunition 2020

 Here are Fieldsports Channel viewers’ top five favourite rifles CZ 455 CZ 452 Ruger 10-22…

Best 4×4 vehicles 2020

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Best hearing protection for shooters 2020

 What do you wear on or in your ears when you go shooting? Listen up:…

Copper bullet power and performance

  In the first test of its kind, firearms experts Andrew Venables from  WMSFirearmsTraining.com and Tim…

Mythbusting copper bullets – Fieldtester episode 1

  It’s the first episode of our new monthly Fieldtester kit series, which comes with a…

Best clay gun for under £500

  Thinking of getting started in clayshooting? Or simply want a cheap, knockabout shotgun? Paul Hodson…

Hammergun House of Horror – when your shotgun explodes

  What happens when a gun can’t take the cartridge you put into it? Marcus Simpson…

10-step boot-fitting guide

  Professional deer manager Jason Doyle bashes his boots to bits. He explains how to make…

Best Night Vision & Thermal 2020

 First it was foxshooters who discovered how useful night vision is. Then badger cull contractors…

Browning B525 – what goes into it?

  Browning calls its B525 series its ‘DNA’.  Perhaps ‘favourite grandchild’ is more accurate. If you…

Browning B725 – review

  The automotive industry has moved from ‘any colour as long as it’s black’ to any…

Browning B725 vs B525 – review

  Which do you buy? World Champion Amy Easeman uses a B725 (Sporter Black Edition) for…

Best Riflescopes 2020

 Nearly 700 viewers took part in out centrefire riflescopes survey, out of the massive 3,500…

On Test: Aimpoint Acro + roebuck stalking

  You have a buck in your scope at 200 yards, and you call it in…

Best Break-Barrel Airguns 2020

   This is the Fieldtester survey where we asked you to tell us about your…

On test: Pulsar Helion 2 XP50 thermal spotter

  Rabbit shooting just got easier, as Andy Crow finds out. The Pulsar Helion 2 makes…

Best Dogfood 2020

 It’s the results of our massive dog questionnaire, covering dogfood, dog breeds and dog boxes,…

Copper bullets – terminal ballistics

  Firearms expert Andrew Venables and deer manager Ben Heath put two copper bullets head to…

Best shotgun cartridges 2020

  We surveyed you for shooting kit in March 2020 and 3,500 of you told us…

On Test: Barnes Varmint Grenade

  Andrew Venables has cooked up what he reckons is the perfect copper varminting cartridge, using…

On test: Pulsar Thermion lights up the rabbits

Cai Ap Bryn has a rabbit problem. Happily, Thomas Jacks has a new thermal unit that’s…

Best PCP Airguns 2020

   It’s the results of our massive airgun questionnaire and thanks to all who took…

Best shotgun chokes for pigeon shooting, by Andy Crow

  It’s a lovely afternoon’s pigeon shooting. Some birds are close – some are far away.…

Best hunting binoculars

   It’s our Fieldtester binoculars survey. We sent out the survey during coronavirus lockdown and…

Swarovski bets on field of view with NL Pure binos

Forget light transmission, forget ease-of-use – they are last year’s optic USPs. Swarovski’s three new binocular…

Best shotgun – we survey 1,300 shooters to find out

 Got your shotgun licence? Want to buy a shotgun? Baffled by the choice? Here is…

On test: Aimpoint Acro – see more, shoot more

  Sometimes you shoot an animal at a good range and you are pleased with the…

How to make a crow decoy

Do you have old, out-of-shape pigeon decoys? Do you have anything even vaguely crow-shaped you can…

On Test: Winchester Blindside

Sporting Shooter magazine editor Dom Holtam takes the Winchester Blindside shotshells out for a roadtest on…

Best hunting boots for men

There are so many walking boots, so many makes and models. So which do you choose?…

Yukon Photon XT – review

Jaf Jefferson talks about the Yukon Photon XT, its drawbacks and why he likes it, plus…

Kofs vs Yildiz – a boy’s first .410

by Charlie Jacoby A post on the Lamping Foxes Facebook group got me thinking. It read:…

Norma Oryx

Used by Fieldsports Channel’s Scandinavian viewers, who hunt deer and moose, the Norma Oryx is designed…

Hornady Precision Hunter

The Precision Hunter cartridge from Hornady is only the delivery vehicle for its ELD-X bullet range.…

Top rifle ammunition of 2020

Fieldsports Channel’s viewers are loyal to their ammunition brands and we have the proof Once they…

On Test: best copper bullets for deer

  Firearms expert Andrew Venables has a guilty secret (innocent secret?). He prefers copper bullets to…

Copper bullets and meat damage

Meat damage is one of Andrew Venables’ primary reasons to move away from lead bullets. For…

Copper bullets and clean kills

  Like every ethical hunter in the Western World, Andrew Venables wants a clean kill. The…

What non lead bullets can you buy

  In the 1990s, Andrew Venables was at a US gun show where a mini revolution…