RSPB ramps birdcrime – Fieldsports News, 4 September 2019

In this week’s news: RSPB’s birdcrime report Capercaillie heads for extinction thanks to RSPB – blog Wales plans to stop some pest bird control Gamekeeping methods praised in wildfire report Deerstalker finds deer tangled in rope – Facebook ALF hits game farm – YouTube UK government responds to Packham grouse ban petition – petition Scottish […]

Bullet finder: how to choose the right hunting ammunition

Sako’s secretive ammunition factory in Finland opens its doors to deerstalker and big game hunter Paul Childerley. Paul wants to find out which type of bullet does what, and which he should choose for different animals and different ranges. Sako demonstrates the distinctions with the help of its rifle ranges and lots and lots of […]

Shooting Scotland’s Goats

Here’s how to hunt feral goats in Scotland. Remember goatgate? The politicians who condemned Scottish deerstalkers for shooting goats were the same politicians who ordered the goats shot. Niall Rowantree explains Scottish goat hunting, both the politics and how to do it. ▶ This film is supported by Leica and Blaser ▶ To go goat […]

Fieldsports Britain – do goats float?

Niall Rowantree doesn’t just hunt deer. He also manages herds of feral goats on his native Ardnamurchan peninsula in Scotland. And one thing that’s notable about goats is they can’t swim from island to island. He explains how to manage them, and how to stalk and shoot them. Meanwhile, Paul Childerley is at the Sako […]