Close-range foxes: the work of the Terrierman

Close-range foxes: the work of the Terrierman

What do terriermen do? Terrierman Martin Clarke from Somerset explains the job from start to finish: how they are the backbone of the hunt, how they help landowners and gamekeepers dispose of problem foxes, and how they are essential to the countryside as a rural pest control service. He also answers the essential question: what’s […]

How to scare grouse stiff

How to scare grouse stiff

How do you scare a grouse with a kite? What happens on The Glorious 12th? How do you go about stalking a real life Monarch of the Glen? What is a Macnab? Meet the man who can explain all this. Alastair Robertson has written Robertson’s Guide to Field Sports in Scotland. He tells the story […]

Deerhunting skills in the trenches: Sniping in France, 1915-1918

Deerhunting skills in the trenches: Sniping in France, 1915-1918

All sides brought their big-game hunting skills to the trenches of the First World War. The Germans dominated sniping for the first months of the war. On the British side, Major Hesketh Prichard set up the First Army’s sniping school at Linghem, training troops from all over the world in sniping skills. In this film, […]

Fieldsports Britain – Sniping, Grouse & Terriers

Fieldsports Britain – Sniping, Grouse & Terriers

A wide range of hunting and shooting for you in the show this week: ☆ We go back in time 100 years to look at sniping in the First World War and how the shooting community made it happen ☆ We look at the job of the modern-day terrierman. is it all about charging around […]