Fieldsports Britain – Scottish deer cull crisis

We’re hunting red hinds in the hills of Ardnamurchan in Scotland with stalkers from all over Europe. It’s exactly what Nicola Sturgeon and Boris Johnson hate. This week we look at the two-pronged political attack on deerstalking from the SNP and the Tory party. Nicola wants all the deer shot so she can grow trees all over the Highlands. Boris wants to ban overseas deerstalkers from shooting them. He has widened his new hunting tourism consultation, originally set up to find evidence to ban foreign trophy imports, so that it includes UK deerstalking – trophy exports. We also go to see UK Deer Track & Recovery at work at a Ladies’ Rifle Club event in Gloucestershire. David brings you the latest from the News Stump, and Charlie has Hunting YouTube, all in this week’s #FieldsportsBritain

Here are the links:

Deer

To go hillstalking with Niall Rowantree visit WestHighland-Hunting.co.uk
Thanks to Iain Thornber for his help

UKDTR

For more on UK Deer Track & Recovery, go to UKDTR.co.uk or find them on YouTube here
Find the Ladies’ Rifle Club on Facebook

Fieldsports News Fcha.nl/news
Boris looks at deerstalking partial ban – Fieldsports News
Stag tangled in plastic tape – Facebook
Antis force Reading University shoot ban – BASC press release
Uppingham bans local hunt – Stamford Mercury
RSPB singlehandedly doubles Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions – BBC
Forsinard Flows nature reserve fire pictures – Twitter
RSPB calls for turtle dove cash – Daily Telegraph
Packham lashes out at beaver shooters – The Courier
Wildcats to be reintroduced – The Scotsman
Veterinary College caves in to vegan activists – The Independent
PETA slams hunting-themed London bar – YouTube
Illegal badger culler sentenced – local news
Hunt says filmed fox ‘already dead’ – local news
Lead ban worries biathlon – YouTube
Sweden announces wolverine hunting season – local news
Seals and cormorants cost fishermen €20k each – local news
Tangled whitetail bucks freed from creek by hunter – Facebook
Antis attack New Zealand hunting Instagram star – Instagram

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