Push pheasants over guns with a following wind and you are always in for a spectacular day. That’s all very well – but those birds can easily keep flying. Charlie visit the Popham Shoot in Hampshire for a windy driven game day to find out how they hold birds.
We’re also looking at deerstalking this week: the video of the stag shot in water that has outraged stalkers in recent weeks. We talk to its detractors and the man who took the shot.
We have kit for you this week: this week’s Fieldtester, an item about the Night Stalker package of Howa rifle and night vision, and we have a Bargain Hunter special offer for you: 10% off selected night vision and thermal scopes at Braces of Bristol
And just when you thought it was all over, news editor Ben O’Rourke has been talking to Florida’s top snake wrangler about how he hunted down a record Burmese python in the Everglades in October.
Charlie also gives you the best hunting videos on YouTube in Hunting YouTube, and David brings you the latest on the News Stump. It’s another packed #FieldsportsBritain
Here are the links to the individual items in this show:
Click here for John’s introduction to shooting
Click here to go find out about the next-door Steventon Shoot
highlandoutdoors.co.uk for more details. Click here for other Howa packages.
Pulsar Thermion XP50 thermal scope
Pulsar Thermion XM50 thermal scope
Pulsar Trail XP50 LRF thermal scope
Pulsar Digex night vision scope
Pard NV008p LRF night vision scope
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Here are the links:
New general licences in England – Fieldsports News
Did antis hit newspaper grouseshooting poll? – Fieldsports News
SNP recognises benefits of grouseshooting – BASC
Boris bungles lockdown end date – Fieldsports News
Townies criticise countryside
English government closes antique firearms loopholes to ‘protect public’ – press release
Police nab possible egg thief
Garda shooting ban may be illegal – Irish Journal
Bird flu reaches Ireland – Irish Independent
Danes wipe out thousands of farmed animals – BBC
SCI launches virtual African wildlife forum – SCI
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