Hunting hares with golden eagles – fantastic flights

Hunting hares with golden eagles – fantastic flights

We’re hunting hares on farmland in Lincolnshire with Eagle falconer Roy Lupton and his friends. The first days provides some stunning footage of a hare which turns and faces the incoming eagle, escaping the razor sharp talons with perfect timing. There are plenty of other impressive flights and eventually the golden eagles find their quarry. […]

Wild boar management hunt in England with George Digweed

With the pheasant shooting season now over, world champion clay pigeon shot George Digweed is again on the hunt for wild boar. It’s not a job he relishes but this British wildlife relic needs to be managed, especially when crops, feeders, and pasture are being destroyed. As George says if a job is worth doing […]

Gundog training tips – how to pick a hare

Gundog training tips – how to pick a hare

Picking up game is a knack for any dog, especially with all the other excitements of the shoot day. Top gundog trainer Ricky Moloney shows how to help them along and pick up really big game. Ricky Moloney runs Ribblesdale Labradors. This series on gundog training tips is brought to you by Skinners Petfoods, maker […]

The Banwen Miners’ Hunt

The season of 2012/2013 is the fiftieth since men first came out of the coal pit in Banwen, South Wales, and founded the Banwen Miners Hunt. Originally, they hunted foxes in and out of the slag heaps. Today’s meet is at an Indian restaurant – and the hunt is thriving. The coal mining may be […]

Fieldsports Britain – Hare vs eagle + British wild boar + Welsh miners hunting

Fieldsports Britain – Hare vs eagle + British wild boar + Welsh miners hunting

We are launching eagles on hares in Lincolnshire, George Digweed on wild boar in Sussex and we are out with the Banwen Miners foxhounds pack in the Valleys of South Wales. It’s a packed programme this week, with incredible footage of hares’ tactics when faced with Roy Lupton and friends’ flying eagles. Meanwhile, George Digweed […]