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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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Red stags in the rut, fighting other stags, defending their hinds, and hunted by stalkers: the cycle of life and death continues in the Scottish Highlands. Beautiful camerawork brings you the latest in our series, A Year in the Life of Red Deer. Niall Ferguson of West Highland Hunting takes a guest, Alkhas Khametov, out on […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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It is one of the most exciting hunts you can do. African PH Clinton van Tonder takes an American client, Richard Burns, out after Cape buffalo in South Africa. Using Hornady’s Dangerous Game series of ammunition – expanding and hard bullets – they stalk into a group of these incredible animals, with the aim of […]

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The Mauser M12 has rapidly become one of the most popular sporting rifles in the UK. We take two versions of it out after roe deer. Byron Pace accompanies journalist Louise Gray who is using his Mauser M12 Impact for a buck in Scotland (back in the summer). To stalker Owen Beardsmore takes Rupert Blackwall […]

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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 […]

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There’s a big, fat fox taking ducks on a shoot, and other foxes congregating in the lambing fields. It all means work for Dorset foxshooter David Pomeroy and his son Sam as they do their rounds with a rifle after dark. David Pomeroy’s kit is: Blaser R8 Professional Success www.blaser-sporting.com Pulsar spotter from www.thomasjacks.co.uk Armasight […]

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We are stalking red stags with Niall Rowantree on the Ardnamurchan Estate. A few weeks in the late summer and autumn are almost all the time a Scottish estate has to make money out of deerstalking. Niall and his team are working flat out to give the clients what they want: the glorious Scottish landscape […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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The revolutionary new riflescope from Zeiss, the V6, can now shoot long ranges. We take it to West Wales to try it out with members of the British gun trade, plus Paul Childerley and Andrew Venables For more from Zeiss, visit www.zeiss.co.uk/hunting For WMS Firearms Training, go to www.wmsfirearmstraining.com This item appears on YouTube in […]

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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 […]

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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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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, […]

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The pheasant shooting season is underway and gamekeepers are under pressure to keep fox numbers down. Paul Childerley tries out a new thermal scope from Pulsar, the XP50 Trail, with the help of Johnny Muston from R&K Stockcraft. Paul Childerley is best known on Fieldsports Channel for his deer stalking but he also runs a […]

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From 1 October 2017, SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon will mount a new attack on Scottish sporting estates. Her years of forcibly buying their land, shooting their deer, poisoning their salmon, and briefing against them and the people they employ to manage Scotland’s landscape have failed. She has not ‘driven the foreigners out of Scotland’, nor […]

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A young stalker is out after a red stag for the first time. He is stalking at the Ardnamurchan with Niall Rowantree of West Highland Hunting. Rifle is a Blaser R8 and scope and binos by Swarovski. This film is sponsored by Swarovski and Blaser. For more about Blaser, go to www.blaser-sporting.com For Swarovski’s range […]

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Axis deer are a pest to farmers in northern Argentina. In the latest in his Rucksack & Rifle series, Tim Pilbeam has come from the UK to hunt them, a trip which starts with him paddling a canoe up a South American river. To go hunting axis deer + doves, water buffalo and wild boar, […]

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Crow has been sent loads of new kit to try on pigeons and deer: – a new stock on his Blaser F16 – a new Blaser R8 with two barrel options – a personalised Aimpoint gun sight – new UK Shoot Warehouse pigeon decoys – new Gamebore Clear Pigeon cartridges Jon Carrington from Blaser Sporting […]

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The rabbits have taken over a nice garden in Essex, and the foxes aren’t far behind. Who you going to call? Roger Lait. He has an AR-style rifle in .223 and the new Pulsar N970 LRF night vision scope. We know Roger Lait best for his air-gunning exploits, you can normally see him on the […]

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Roy Lupton is out after foxes in August. With the harvest just over, he wants to call in the foxes that have recently been disguised by crops. 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 405 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain405 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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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 developed a taste for lamb, and the only way to control them in the thick brush is to ride after them with horses and dogs, and shoot them at close […]

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With the roe rut underway, deer manager Paul Childerley has a great opportunity to take out cull bucks. He shows which calls they respond to, and draws them close by perfectly mimicking a roe doe’s peeps. It’s a great ethical hunt, that keeps the deer population under control and puts venison on the table. This […]

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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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It will be remembered as one of the wettest Queen’s Prizes in recent history – but more than 800 shooters whittled down to one by the end of the competition, with Parag Patel the deserved winner of the NRA Gold Medal. The Imperial Meeting remains a showcase of the best of British target shooting at […]

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Using a buttolo call, Roy Lupton gets an amazing reaction from roe deer on his ground. It is the start of the roe rut and Roy is out to see what he can call in. For Roy’s Sauer 404, visit www.blaser-sporting.com For Leica sport optics go to uk.leica-camera.com/Sport-Optics This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports […]

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Is this the future of the local country show? More than 150 Firearm Certificate holders went for a free day sending ammunition down range at Braces rifle range near Bristol. the idea is to put products from riflemakers Mauser, Sauer and Blaser in their hands, and to try out Minox optics and look at Blaser […]

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Roy’s out for an evening on the foxes. It’s his first evening out for a while, as his birds have been keeping him at home – and we get to meet them, too. Once in the field, no fox is safe. Roy has thermal imaging equipment to spot them. For more about Pulsar thermal imagers, […]

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It’s a small British company that’s doing big business worldwide. Spartan Precision Equipment makes the Javelin bipods that are popular in Europe and soon to take the USA by storm. We talk to the inventor, Rob Gearing. For more about Javelin Bipods, visit javelinbipod.com This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 399 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain399 […]

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Sea eagles are taking lambs and red deer calves. It’s a normal springtime on the Ardnamurchan peninsula with local deerstalkers and farmers dealing with the idiocy of government policy. This is part one of our four-part film A Year in the Life of Red Deer, where we follow Niall Rowantree of West Highland Hunting in […]

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What do you get from a cheap rifle? Tim Pilbeam makes the case for buying a cheap rifle: he reviews the Ruger American and points out which aspects of a rifle setup you should look at when you are buying a cheap one, including barrel, trigger, bolt, magazine, scope and moderator. This item appears on […]

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How do you look down a rifle barrel and start the zeroing process? Sim Hay visits Brace’s rifle range, south of Bristol, UK, and learns how to boresight a rifle. The range offers a variety of shooting from fixed targets to running boar targets. To sign up for the free range day on 22-23 July […]

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Andy Crow has a rabbit problem on the farm he manages in Kent. After years of low rabbit numbers, this year they are back. He is out with lamp and rifle to bring them back under control. For more from Andy, visit www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/andy-crow/ This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 393 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain393 Sign […]

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It’s a laidback drive-around local farms looking for foxes – and answering the knotty question whether to shoot vixens at this time of year and how do you know it’s a vixen?… you don’t. Visit the South Somerset Ferreters on Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/829059187171844/ For more films with them, go to www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/south-somerset-ferreters/ This item appears on YouTube […]

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Andy Crow is out helping a local pheasant shoot with its roebuck cull. For Crow’s films go to www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/andy-crow/ This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 389 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain389 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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European and African hunting: what are the differences? Find out the most common mistakes European hunters make with big bore hunting rifles in Africa. Two professional hunters, Dr Kevin Robertson and Pieter Nel, explain in this short film For Southern African Wildlife College, visit www.wildlifecollege.co.za For more about Aimpoint go to www.aimpoint.com This item appears […]

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Park rangers, professional hunters, even sport hunters all need to learn how to shoot an elephant safely and cleanly. A good place to do it is Southern African Wildlife College, where we follow hunter Lennart Ljungfelt (also the boss of gun sights company Aimpoint) on the course and learn about the risks you face when […]

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