What’s the outlook for pheasant poult prices?

  Demand for pheasant poults has gone down, supply has gone down, prices have gone up…

Mirror starts hate campaign against one of hunting’s national treasures

Legendary British gunmaker Paul Roberts had more than 1,000 hate messages and death threats after the…

Shooting seagulls: how Natural England has got it wrong

Ben O’Rourke It’s a sunny Friday afternoon in the sleepy seaside town of Hunstanton, Norfolk. With…

Best hunting binoculars

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

Countryfile’s ‘race hate’ charge against country people – Fieldsports News, 1 July 2020

  Here are the links: BBC Countryfile accuses countryside of racism – Fieldsports News British venison…

BBC Countryfile accuses countryside of racism

The BBC has come under fire for suggesting non-whites are not welcome in the countryside. A…

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…

Animal rights vandals smash Brighton butchers ‘in memory’ of dead Canadian activist

Canadian activist Regan Russell was killed by a truck full of pigs on its way to…

Chris Packham and the ‘hen harrier 300’

When Chris Packham criticises grouseshooting, the BBC reports what he says. In the absence of balance,…

Wild Justice tries to close down pheasant shooting – Fieldsports News, 24 June 2020

Here are the links: Wild Justice granted judicial review into gamebird releases – Fieldsports News Shooting…

Gun dancing: it’s now a thing, judging by videos from Russia and Australia

Warning: this may offend people with good taste. Russian Instagramer Ekaterina Subbotina has posted video of…

Meet the ‘golf sabs’: antis hit soft targets during donation drought

Hunt saboteurs are trying to reinvent themselves and widen their support base by going after golf…

Wild Justice wins judicial review into gamebird releases on protected sites

Chris Packham’s anti-shooting group Wild Justice is celebrating approval of its request for a judicial review…

Scotland bans hare shooting

Animal rights activists have pushed a ban on mountain hare shooting through the Scottish parliament, even…

How hen harriers benefit from grouse moors

  Followers of BBC celebrity Chris Packham are probably used to hearing stories of doom and…

Hares on the edge in Scotland – Fieldsports News, 17 June 2020

Here are the links: Greens ban blue hare shooting in Scotland – Fieldsports News Are birdwatchers…

Swans shot dead in Leeds, suspects caught on camera

West Yorkshire Police are appealing for help after two swans were shot dead in Leeds. The…

Natural England toys with wildfowling ban

Wildfowling in England in 2020 could be banned because of Natural England bureaucracy and Wild Justice’s…

CNN pushes anti-hunting agenda with Trump sheep

CNN is ‘faking news’ in its efforts to attack hunting sports, say conservationists. In an article…

Zoo plans to destroy its animals

  by Ben O’Rourke “I’d rather starve than watch these die,” Tracy Tweedy tells me inside…

RSPB attacks pheasant shooting – Fieldsports News, 10 June 2020

Here are the links: RSPB ditches ‘rigorously neutral’ stance on pheasant shooting – Fieldsports News Springwatch…

How vegan ‘terrorists’ wage war on British butchers

Terrorism is the unlawful use of violence and intimidation, especially against civilians, in the pursuit of…

RSPB forgets its ‘rigorously neutral’ stance on pheasant shooting, says GWCT

The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust has criticised RSPB after a sustained attack on pheasant shooting…

SIG Sauer closes in Germany

The German gunmaker SIG Sauer is closing in Germany. SIG Sauer managing director Tim Castagne told…

Lockdown Britain goes on pet-buying spree, dog thefts increase

Demand for dogs during the UK lockdown hit new heights.Prices for mongrels soared, and some working…

BBC’s Springwatch slammed over ‘incomplete’ owl report

A moorland group has criticised Chris Packham’s ‘Springwatch’ show over a report about an owl that…

Top rifle ammunition of 2020

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

No backing down in Baildon battle, says BASC

BASC is fighting an attempt by Bradford City Council to silence criticism of its moorland management.…

How I got my confiscated gun back

  What do you do when your gun has been confiscated on a stopover in a…

Clayground closure fallout – Fieldsports News, 3 June 2020

Wales shooting club closure bad for the sport – MidWalesShootingCentre.com/ Estate worker and angler attacked by…

British wildfire season 2020

From the beginning of April, wildfires rage across the UK’s uplands, burning hardest where there has…

Jamie Lee Curtis charity art show bans sporting artist

A UK charity art show promoted by Hollywood star Jamie Lee Curtis has dropped a sporting…

Scottish government sells trophy hunts – Fieldsports News, 27 May 2020

Here are the links: ‘Hypocrite’ Scottish government sells permits to trophy hunters – Scottish Mail Cumbria…

Anti publishes hunting ‘directory of hate’

Antis hate all hunters – but big game hunters they want hunted down and killed. A…

Lawbreaking sabs beg for cash to break the law

High-profile sab network Hunt Investigation Team has issued an ‘urgent appeal’ for money. The group recently…

Major gamekeeping college to close

One of the UK’s premier gamekeeping colleges is to shut. Newton Rigg in Cumbria is the…

Irish U-turn on pigeonshooting ban

Ireland has reversed changes to the longstanding derogation on Pigeon shooting. This gives back permission to…

Vegan vandals hit butchers and anglers

Angry vegan vandals are at it again. Last week an angling club in Derbyshire was daubed…

What coronavirus means for British shooting sports

You can go shooting again in England. Deputy Chief Constable Dave Orford, the national lead on…

When an environmentalist discovers that hunting helps wildlife

  Trophy hunting has saved the urial wild sheep. That’s the conclusion of environmentalist Billy Offland,…

The Falcon Thief – rip-roaring but overblown

  Falconers are not impressed. Joshua Hammer wrote The Falcon Thief about Jeffrey Lendrum, who smuggled…

Hunting with hounds after lockdown

Hound packs all over the UK are preparing to go ahead as normal in the coming…

Will Ireland climb down over pigeon-shooting? – Fieldsports News, 20 May 2020

  Here are the links: Irish government likely to u-turn on pigeon-shooting ban Fcha.nl Antis persecute…

Antis persecute Peak District gamekeeper

Antis are wrongly accusing a gamekeeper of wildlife crimes, when he was carrying out his normal…

Hunting, shooting and fishing come out of lockdown – Fieldsports News, 13 May 2020

  Here are the links: Clayshooters ignored in loosening of lockdown restriction – Fcha.nl/new-lockdown-advice-ignores-shooting-sports Bradford man…

Aporkalypse now: how feral hogs are over-running Hong Kong

A surreal situation has emerged in Hong Kong. Wild boars are plaguing the city. They run…

Clay and target-shooting grounds can open

Clayshooting organisation the CPSA has announced that clubs and grounds are now able to re-open. It…

Bradford man shoots grouse out of season

Fresh controversy for officials at Bradford Council as a poacher takes advantage of lack of council…

Natural England red tape strangles red listed birds

Grouseshooter George Winn Darley takes pride in the number of rare birds on his moor. However,…

Police grab goose shooter’s guns – Fieldsports News, 6 May 2020

Here are the links: Police take guns from persecuted Leeds pest controller Barry Swain Fcha.nl/shooter-arrested-threatened-abused/ Sea…