General licences 2021: what you can and can’t shoot

Updated 25 November 2020 This page shows advice by country: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland The current, shambolic general licences across the UK expire between 31 December 2020 and 10 September 2021. Tied in legal knots by the anti-shooting Wild Justice group, the environment departments of governments in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have […]

Fieldsports Britain – Shooting giant guinea-pigs

Tim Pilbeam is in Argentina shooting a range of farm pests, including the world’s largest rodent, the capybara, and gigantic Asiatic buffalo. It’s a pest control job much like back home in the UK, but with surprising South American twists. Ben Husthwaite explains how to swing-through in the latest in his Smokin’ Targets series on […]

South American farm pest control – Rucksack & Rifle

South American wildlife – it’s all just a little bit different, requires new skills – and Tim Pilbeam is the man with the Rucksack & Rifle. He is out on a farm in Argentina, with the mission of culling some of the axis deer and hares that are eating their way through the local pasture. […]