£22,000 fine for poaching
An Amish man has been fined £22,000 and jailed for 60 days for poaching. Junior L Troyer, aged 43, of Ohio, USA, entered pleas of no contest to several hunting crimes surrounding the poaching of a 28-point whitetail buck. He also faces a two-year hunting ban.
Spanish fox torturer found
A Spanish hunter who was filmed while he chased and tortured a fox has been identified. The Civil Guard in the Spanish province of Huesca says the man, aged 35, faces charges of crimes against wildlife. Click here for more.
Car overturns to avoid pheasant
A car overturned in the Cotswolds after the driver tried to dodge a pheasant. The driver had attempted to swerve around a pheasant in the road and ended up rolling her car. She was checked by the ambulance service and given the all-clear.
Fox attacks baby in Norway
A fox has attacked a baby in Norway. After hearing his 10-month-old son Sander shrieking, Bjørn-Milliam Angell found a mangy fox in the baby’s cot. He threw a flowerpot at the animal, then grabbed the pram and pulled it away from the fox. The baby is recovering from scratches on his cheek and local foxshooters […]
Fieldsports Britain – Deer Stalking on the Beach
Tim Pilbeam gets an unusual hunting ground. He is off to thin out the red hinds on a beach in West Scotland. The animals are in the forestry behind the beach, but the beach itself provides the best access. Meanwhile, the South Somerset Ferreters are catching rabbits along a 300-yard straight hedge. It’s a huge […]
Ferreting a 300-yard hedge
It sounds easy: a straight 300-yeard hedge full of rabbit, and the ferreters are armed with nets, dogs and, yes, ferrets. Well, it requires planning and teamwork, as the South Somerset Ferreters find out. ▶ The South Somerset Ferreters on YouTube ▶ The South Somerset Ferreters on Facebook ▶ Click here for all our films on South […]
Scottish Hind Cull at High Tide
Tim Pilbeam is at Ardnamurchan in Scotland on a hind cull. The animals are on a beach and that’s how Tim has to get on to them. Find out how he gets on. ▶ To go stalking at Ardnamurchan, visit WestHighland-Hunting.co.uk ▶ Contact Tim Pilbeam at firstname.lastname@example.org ▶ Tim uses a Steyr. For more about […]