Cornwall’s not just about ice cream and mackerel. It is a superb source of game, including venison, partridge, duck and rabbit. We’re at the Cornish Food & Drink Festival with Country Sports South West to find out more. This item first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 96. To watch the whole programme go to www.youtube.com/watch?v=9c9AybWL6iE […]

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Want to know how Italians make lovely English shotguns? Edward King takes us on a tour of the Rizzini factory in Val Trompia, Italy, meeting the craftsmen who creat the lovely combination of walnut and steel that is a Rizzini shotgun. ▶ For more about Rizzini in the UK, visit A-S-I.co.uk ▶ Click here for […]

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There are fallow deer munching Crow’s crops. The farm manager from Kent gets out his Blaser R8 and waits out for them, partly because he wants them gone, part because he wants a nice new deerskin rug but mainly because he is hungry – and fallow taste great. Look out for great clinical shooting from […]

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We get our fingers oily and bloody this week. In Italy, Edward King shows us how Rizzini makes pretty English guns at their factory in Val Trompia, the home of the Italian gunmakers. In Kent, Andy Crow has a fallow deer problem – and a clinical desire to put meat on his table. There can […]

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Hares are being found dead of disease across the UK. The lead scientist on the outbreak, Dr Diana Bell of the University of East Anglia, says she is receiving multiple reports of hare deaths, “from Scotland, Yorkshire, Cumbria, Bath, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex to name but a few locations often reporting several deaths at each site. […]

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It’s all about shooting magical animals and working for it, this week. Paul Childerley is after a one-horned impala ram in the Eastern Cape. One-horned animals are a theme of Hunting YouTube this week, too. Meanwhile, Tim Pilbeam is running up and down Austrian mountains and attempting to shoot straight. And a red stag stalking […]

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Lionel Neuville goes stalking on the east coast of Scotland with John Dodd. Above the Helmsdale River, the hills rise sheer for more than 1,000ft. John is used to this kind of terrain, but it takes everything Lionel has to keep up and stalk his red stag. ▶ To go stalking with John, email Lachie […]

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When Steyr Arms asked Tim Pilbeam how fit he is, Tim took it as a challenge. Turned out he was right. The Austrian rifle maker made him run up alps and then shoot straight. He reports on the shattering experience. ▶ Contact Tim Pilbeam at tim@rucksackandrifle.co.uk ▶ Tim shoots with a Steyr. For more about […]

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It is the second in Paul Childerley’s Barrels & Brass series. He and friend Julian are after plains game in South Africa – and host Nico want them to take out a one-horned impala ram. Julian also has his eye on a two-horned impala. ▶ For more information about Sako rifles and bullets including the […]

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It’s all about shooting magical animals and working for it, this week. Paul Childerley is after a one-horned impala ram in the Eastern Cape. On-horned animals are a theme of Hunting YouTube this week, too. Meanwhile, Tim Pilbeam is running up and down Austrian mountains and attempting to shoot straight. And a red stag stalking […]

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Pro deer stalker Jason Doyle talks through the Viper-Flex Journey shooting sticks – his favourite shooting sticks. ▶ For the Viper-Flex sticks, visit Viper-Flex.com or, in Ireland, go to Facebook.com/John-Lambert-Firearms-LTD-209426942868407 This item appears in Fieldsports Ireland, episode 2 Bit.ly/fieldsportsireland2 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter FieldsportsChannel.tv/register

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The Bushmills Atlantic Salmon Research Centre is finding out what’s happening to Atlantic salmon growing up, leaving and returning to Northern Ireland. Jason Doyle meets the man who runs it, Tim Delargy from Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs and has a go at salmon fishing in Game Of Thrones (!) country. ▶ For more […]

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Pro deer stalker Jason Doyle talks through the Viper-Flex Journey shooting sticks – his favourite shooting sticks. ▶ Visit www.viper-flex.com or, in Ireland, go to www.facebook.com/John-Lambert-Firearms-LTD-209426942868407/ ▶ To buy them on Amazon, go to bit.ly/viperflex This item appears in Fieldsports Ireland, episode 2 bit.ly/fieldsportsireland2 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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Jason Doyle goes back to basics – he is decoying teal and widgeon and shooting them in the marshes of Co Wexford, part of his Wild Wing Shooting series. ▶ Gamebore supplies the cartridges Gamebore.com ▶ Benelli M2 came from GMK GMK.co.uk ▶ Clothing from Jack Pyke JackPyke.co.uk ▶ Enforcer Pigeon Decoys EnforcerDecoys.co.uk ▶ For Lochbay Labradors on YouTube, go […]

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In the second episode of our new show Fieldsports Ireland, Jason Doyle is out after duck. He is decoying teal and widgeon in the marshes of Co Wexford and gets a bog’s-eye view of the country. Next he drives to the north coast of Northern Ireland for salmon fishing on the River Bush, plus a […]

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Hunters heading to Scotland with firearms are being prevented from boarding flights – and airlines are blaming the UK’s stringent gun laws. A sudden and unannounced ban on flying passengers who are carrying hunting rifles has hit passengers on airlines including Lufthansa and Brussels Airlines. According to Lufthansa’s German website, the airline is no longer […]

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The South Somerset ferreters face a number of challenges on a day’s ferreting, including dogs and depth. Find out how they cope – and just how useful and endoscope can be. ▶ For all our films with the South Somerset Ferreters, go to www.fieldsportschannel.tv/category/films-with-some-of-our-best-know-faces/south-somerset-ferreters/ This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 462 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain462 […]

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Ever wondered what kind of animals you can hunt in the hilly heart of Portugal? Tim Pilbeam’s Rucksack & Rifle series takes us to the centre of the country, where is out after stags in the rut – and learns to cal them in Portuguese-style. ▶ If you want to hunt with Sergio and Tiago […]

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After the hunt, the vulture clean-up crew flies in to demolish what’s left of a red stag in Portugal. These are griffon vultures – and they are highly efficient scavengers. This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 462 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain462 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter www.fieldsportschannel.tv/register

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How does the Royal Marines raise money for military charities? They hold an annual shoot in Dunkeld, supported by companies including Browning shotguns and the Clay Pigeon Company. For more, go to www.RMA-Charityshoot.com For Laporte, visit claypigeoncompany.co.uk Browning International’s website is en.browning.eu This item appears on YouTube in Fieldsports Britain, episode 462 bit.ly/fieldsportsbritain462 Sign up […]

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Tim Pilbeam tries out a new kind of red stag stalking. He travels to Portugal with Sergio Couto to see what kind of deer hunting they do away from the beaches. The animals are a lot faster than he expected. Back in Somerset, the South Somerset Ferreters are dealing with an unusual day, to say […]

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Tim Pilbeam’s Rucksack & Rifle series sees him travel all over the world. David Wright and Tim Pilbeam talk about their experiences wandering the world with firearms and cameras. Who would have thought it was so difficult to get guns on a plane? The hours spent in airports wondering, wandering and hoping, Tim now sees […]

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Paul Childerley shows what it takes to be a modern gamekeeper. He is working on his shoot in Bedfordshire, bringing on young birds and getting them ready for the shooting season in a few weeks time. Modern Gamekeeper’s sponsors are: ▶ Marsdens MarsdensFeeds.co.uk ▶ Remington RaytradeUK.co.uk ▶ Shooterking Shooterking.co.uk ▶ Barnes VOR-TX ammunition RaytradeUK.co.uk ▶ To go shooting on Paul’s […]

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Two shots – two birds – and you don’t want to shoot it going away. Top shot Mark Winser explains the process, the timing and the sight picture to take the perfect ‘double’ at pheasants. The film is sponsored by Gamebore Gamebore.com We filmed it at Royal Berkshire Shooting School RBSS.co.uk For Mark Winser Coaching, […]

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He is up before dawn and home after dusk, then there are the long nights of fox shooting: a gamekeeper’s work, at this time of year, is never done. Paul Childerley introduces us to the work that goes into producing the shoot days we will start to enjoy in a month’s time. Meanwhile, top shot […]

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It is early September and gamekeeper Paul Childerley will be shooting in a few weeks time. He takes delivery of a second tranche of partridges on his Bedfordshire shoot. He has to settle them in as quickly as possible, with the correct pens for partridges. Modern Gamekeeper’s sponsors are: ▶ Marsdens MarsdensFeeds.co.uk ▶ Remington RaytradeUK.co.uk […]

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Deer manager Niall Rowantree is travelling Planet Deer again, looking at how New Zealand produces monster red stag heads, and going hunting for Tahr in the South Island mountain country. This film is supported by: ▶ Magic Safari Lodges MagicSafariLodges.com ▶ Leica Sports Optics Leica-Camera.com/Sport-Optics ▶ Blaser Blaser.de ▶ Spartan JavelinBipod.co.uk ▶ Nomad UK UK-Nomad.MyShopify.com […]

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With dramatic red stags and challenging tahr, New Zealand offers a paradise for the both deer management and hunting enthusiasts. Scottish stalker Niall Rowantree is both and he enjoys telling the story of both tahr stalking in the mountains and the New Zealand red deer farming industry. Meanwhile, back in the UK, Paul Childerley is […]

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Sporting Shooter magazine chef Mark Gilchrist has got a new farm to shoot over, and he has to go there ready for pigeons, rabbits and deer. We start at the Oxford Gun Company where Mark is putting together his new Browning Maxus. He is also using the ground to zero his X-Bolt .243 in the […]

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Top shot Mark Winser explains how to shoot pheasants flying straight over you. He recommends the swing-through technique. ▶ The film is sponsored by Gamebore Gamebore.com ▶ We filmed it at Royal Berkshire Shooting School RBSS.co.uk ▶ For Mark Winser Coaching, visit MarkWinser.co.uk ▶ Click here for all of Mark’s films on Fieldsports Channel This […]

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Professional deer manager Paul Childerley goes outside his comfort zone, stalking kudu in South Africa. He is using the new Sako 85 Carbon Wolf and, guided by local PH Nico Els, he learns how different the Eastern Cape bush is from Bedfordshire. This is the first in his Barrels & Brass series. Meanwhile, with the […]

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Professional wildlife manager Paul Childerley puts the Sako 85 Carbon Wolf in 6.5 Creedmoor through its paces on kudu in South Africa. He is hunting with PH Nico Els in the Eastern Cape. ▶ For more information about Sako rifles and bullets including the Sako 85 Carbon Wolf, go to Sako.fi ▶ The East Cape […]

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Top clay shot Hannah Gibson has never been pigeon shooting. Thanks to Andy Crow, that problem has now been solved – and she turns out to be an excellent pigeon shot. But then she is a British Open Sporting ladies champion, so what do you expect? Andy is sponsored by: ▶ Blaser Blaser-Sporting.com ▶ Gamebore […]

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A party of guns is getting ready for the game season – and how better to do that than on a ‘simulated’ shoot? – clay pigeons launched off the steep hills of Exmoor where a couple of months later real pheasants and partridges will be flying. ▶ To go shooting with Rich, go to Facebook.com/SomersetDrivenClays […]

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Top shot Mark Winser says keep your barrel tidy. That’s the advantage you need to get on to partridges as they fly right-to-left or left-to-right. ▶ The film is sponsored by Gamebore Gamebore.com ▶ We filmed it at Royal Berkshire Shooting School RBSS.co.uk ▶ For Mark Winser Coaching, visit MarkWinser.co.uk ▶ Click here for all of […]

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Andy Crow is out to mop up the pigeons on his farm with the help of top clay shot Hannah Gibson. She has not decoyed pigeons before – so does a background shooting the clay variety help? Find out here. Mark Winser is convinced that clay pigeon shooting will help your partridge shooting, as he […]

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Shooting’s popularity in the UK is growing. Following a significant downturn in certificate numbers after the Dunblane massacre in 1996, both gun owner numbers and gun numbers have been growing.  There are 1.35 million licensed shotguns in the UK as at 31 March 2017; an increase of 1% compared with the previous year. With 560,000 […]

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An American state has a fast way of filling up mountain lakes with fish. They drop them by plane. Utah’s Division of Wildlife Resources, which released footage of a drop, said that the practice was less stressful for the fish and that 95 per cent survive the fall. These trout are being dropped to populate […]

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The Government has seen off a small group of MPs – Karin Smyth, Louise Haigh, Vicky Foxtrot – who tried to sneak in a ban on children using airguns. The Government already wants to ban .50cal rifles and Mars action rifles because it believes that the almost zero criminal activity from legal gun owners is […]

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Charlie’s off with his dad to sort out the scourge of the cabbages with a shotgun. Yes – he is shooting butterflies Unlike most butterflies, which are in serious decline caused mainly by insecticides, the cabbage white has no large natural predators – apart from Charlie. ▶ To find out about Albert Meek’s butterfly shooting, […]

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Roy is in Sweden in the capable hands of one of the country’s top goose guiding outfits. It’s a couple of huge goose shooting days on the country’s west coast, with farmers keen to rid the land of the devastating numbers of Canadas and greylags. ▶ This item is sponsored by Aimpoint. For the Micro […]

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Roy’s on a major gooseshooting trip to Sweden with Aimpoint and the amazing Gustaffsons, where 50-bird days are minimum. He hooks up with YouTube channel Feliew. They burst out of hides hidden in the stubble to build amazing bags, using a Micro S1 Aimpoint site. Meanwhile, Charlie is off with his dad, shooting butterflies with […]

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Christmas came early for George as he signed on the dotted line to get his hands on his festive looking L200 Trojan. George won the Mitsubishi Motors World Series this year after seven attempts. The great thing about this competition is that it encourages new talent as well as world champions. Last year the title […]

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▶ Grouse moor sabs in Swaledale BREAKING: Around 70 saboteurs have just packed up a grouse shoot on the Yorkshire Dales. Direct action saves lives! #SabsOnShoots pic.twitter.com/t2EMn56aTg — Hunt Saboteurs (@HuntSabs) 18 August 2018 ▶ Badger cull farmers get death threats ▶ Baileys Shooting and Country Wear opens shop ▶ Jamaica calls on bird shooters to […]

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On a regular bases I have to rattle the logo tree I have in my office and see if I can get another sweet logo to fall on to my head and land on the screen for clients. See it’s not just all about making great films i also do quite a lot of motion […]

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This week: the massive stags of New Zealand. We are looking at deer hunting and management all over the world thanks to our sponsors. In the first of our series Planet Deer, Scottish deer expert Niall Rowantree visits South Island, which has turned the red deer from a pest into a major industry. He meets […]

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Deer don’t just yield roast haunch and tender venison backstraps. Here is Cai Ap Bryn’s recipe for delicious deer heart wraps. Ingredients: ▶ 1 deer heart ▶ 6 tortilla wraps ▶ Mexican rub – any or all of paprika, garlic salt, ground cumin, ground coriander, black pepper, cayenne, onion powder and a pinch of salt […]

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How did New Zealand produce the largest red deer the world has ever seen? In the first in our series Planet Deer, Scottish deer expert Niall Rowantree goes to the other side of the world to find out and tell the story of New Zealand’s remarkable animals, how they are managed, hunted and farmed. He […]

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Top HFT shooters weigh their pellets before they shoot them. for the best accuracy, you should too. Roger Lait shows how and why. This item appears in AirHeads, episode 38. To watch the show on YouTube, go to bit.ly/airheads38 Sign up for our weekly email newsletter FieldsportsChannel.tv/register

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The headlines this week: ☆ Sheep shooter wins Airgun Hunter of the Year ☆ Don’t buy and sell airguns in car parks ☆ Air Arms merch shop opens ☆ European Games air rifle results ☆ Scottish airgun crime down ☆ CLA Game Fair ticket offer ☆ Lebanon holds Bench Rest champs Aiming for accuracy – […]

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