Fieldsports Britain – Shooting giant guinea-pigs

Tim Pilbeam is in Argentina shooting a range of farm pests, including the world’s largest rodent,…

General licences: June 2019 update + what Packham is up to

UK environment secretary Michael Gove is underway with his consultation on the general licences. In the…

Fieldsports Britain – Paul goes intercontinental calling

We know Paul can call in bucks to his clients in his native Bedfordshire (and we…

Fieldsports Britain – How the Dutch cope with general licences

As the UK general licences chaos continues, we go to the Netherlands to see how they…

Foxes, magpies and rabbits – Fieldsports Ireland, episode 10

We’re shooting foxes, trapping magpies and then shooting rabbits in this month’s Fieldsports Ireland. Jason Doyle…

RSPCA ‘too middle-class’ to police dogfighting

Five years ago, Julie Wright, a single woman from Slough in Berkshire, had two happy Staffordshire…

General licences: the blame game

Charlie Jacoby sits in on the parliamentary committee charged with finding out what went wrong at…

Fieldsports Britain – Marauding Stags

Summertime for Scottish deerstalkers is a time to make plans. Which deer must be shot –…

Birds kill 200 lambs on a single Isle of Wight farm

We visit Cheverton Farm on the Isle of Wight, where ravens, crows and other birds have…

Fieldsports Britain – Tim’s crackers about carbon rifles

New materials are revolutionising rifles. The same carbon technology that’s creating amazing new bicycles, tennis rackets…

Fieldsports Britain – Crunch Week for Pigeonshooting

The UK government may or may not restrict pigeonshooting and other pest control this week. It…

General licences protestors plan London march

Shooters, farmers and other country people are planning a London March on Saturday 29 June 2019.…

Now Natural England mucks up the new general licences

The first of the new general licences is not fit for purpose, the second ‘appalling’. That’s…

First look at the new general licences

Two shooters – the same problem. How do they shoot pest birds legally? Shooter A is…

Not a very ‘Good Morning Britain’ with Chris Packham

As the general licences chaos rumbles on, Packham has been on British television at his manipulating…

Fieldsports Britain – General Licences Havoc

Crow’s out after jackdaws just before the government withdraws the general licences. He has a good…

Sea Eagles take lambs: Fieldsports News, 1 May 2019

 Here is this week’s news stump: ▶ Sea eagles catch lambs ▶ Packham manipulates the…

Piers Morgan blathers at elephant hunter

Celebrity anti-hunting campaigner Piers Morgan is floored on his own chat show, by a hunter who…

Shooting grey crows – Fieldsports Ireland, episode 9

There’s a farm with a hoodie problem – the grey crows are nicking the cattle feed,…

Nuclear power stations pause pest control

There are unconfirmed reports that England’s nuclear power stations have cancelled pest control while Natural England…

‘Don’t Sack Packham’ hits 100,000 just before ‘Sack Packham’

A petition on the petitions website Change.org, asking the BBC to sack its star presenter Chris…

Who will get sacked: Gove, Packham or Marian Spain?

Heads will roll. MPs furious about the general licences debacle want sackings. Most likely to lose…

Fieldsports Britain – Wallaby Control

Scottish deerstalker Niall Rowantree is in New Zealand to deal with a local pest problem. Wallabies…

Gamekeepers fight wildlife: Fieldsports Channel News, 24 April 2019

General licences shambles Fcha.nl/generallicences Should gamekeepers be compulsory? ALF kills more pheasants The Times takes on…

The Times can’t crush a shooter called Callum

The Times of London might once have been called the Thunderer and brought down governments –…

White deer shows itself in Michigan

Magical, mysterious, white deer evoke a reaction wherever they are seen. The classic ‘white hart’ of…

Animal Lib Front slaughters more birds

 After cutting the wire on a game farm in Wiltshire and driving 5,000 pheasants to…

Blundering Bradford bureaucrats massacre grouse

Bradford Council’s mismanagement of Ilkley Moor has killed more grouse in a single day than a…

US politician plans trophy ban

An American politician has introduced a bill to Congress that will see the end of most…

Grousemoors are curlew’s last refuge

Endangered curlews are safest on grousemoors. That’s the claim of one of the world’s top habitat…

Fieldsports Britain – Hare Hunting in the Heat

Tim Pilbeam is off to sample farm pest control jobs in Argentina – stalking axis deer…

‘Heath on Fire OK!’ campaign

Scottish gamekeepers are promoting their ‘Heath on Fire OK!’ campaign. Backed by sporting estates and gamekeepers…

Vegan posterboy says he wants to go hunting

A YouTube star who gave up veganism after claiming the diet made him sick says he…

Gamekeepers are good for mountain hares

Bad news for Chris Packham – mountain hares thrive on grousemoors, says new research. Mountain hares…

Trophy hunting under new attack

Fieldsports Channel’s Charlie Jacoby has been defending conservation hunting again. Channel Five’s Jeremy Vine show in…

New record moose

The moose and its close relation, the European elk, range across the tundra and subarctic of…

Rhino poachers get 25 years

Three convicted rhino poachers have been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment each. The judge in the…

Record Florida python – Fieldsports News, 10 April 2019

▶ Death threats for hunting guide ▶ Poacher killed by elephant ▶ Vegans are ‘shameful and…

Inflatable angry men – Fieldsports Channel Podcast episode 6

David Wright talks about his time up in the highlands with Niall Rowantree and the ways…

€30k fine and a year in prison for obstructing a French hunt

Obstruction of hunting is now an offence in France. A new measure passed on 11 April…

Antis’ fake petition forces pheasant ban

A Freedom of Information request from the Countryside Alliance has discovered the recent petition to ban…

Fieldsports Britain – Vegetarian Changes her Mind

Imogen is a pescatarian not a true veggie – but she cares about what she eats,…

Top hunting YouTuber accidentally shoots illegal immigrant

Ilic Igor from Serval Channel accidentally shot an Iraqi through both legs in Croatia. He was…

Eagle politics – Fieldsports News

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Hovercraft moose hunter wins case

A hunter is allowed to use a hovercraft while hunting moose in Alaska. The US Supreme…

Fieldsports Britain – Scottish Deer on the Line

What’s the deer’s biggest enemy in the Highlands of Scotland? Man? Wolves? No – it’s the…

RSPB hits out at gamekeepers

The RSPB is upping its campaign against grousemoors, moorland gamekeepers and grouseshooters. The conservation work that…

Tiny the Wonder, London’s top ratting dog

Londoners are to be introduced to the joys of ratting via an exhibition. Tiny the Wonder,…

End of the line for invasive goldfish

A pond in Nottinghamshire has been drained because of the threat posed by goldfish. The goldfish…

Did buzzard eat shot or was it shot?

Anti grouse-shooters have been whipping up anger in North Yorkshire over a dead buzzard. They shared…

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