Campfire popcorn – recipe

Ingredients: Popcorn kernels Oil or butter (in a tin or a pan) Metal sieve Tin foil All you are going to do is toast them over a fire until they pop, coat them in oil or butter, and either add salt, sugar, or however you like your popcorn. First, coat the kernels in oil, put […]

How to shoot high crossers, with Sam Green

It’s the bird that gets you into a big swing. Top shot Sam Green explains how to shoot high crossers, whether they are pheasants or clays. Of course it’s not just how to hit a high crosser – it’s how not to miss one, either. Then it’s all about hold point. The mistake most people […]

Natural England in muirburn muddle – Fieldsports News, 3 February 2021

Here are the links: Government thinks heather burning damages peat bogs – Government press release GWCT muirburn reaction – GWCT Mars Bar vs Muirburn film – Facebook Peak District Moorland Group burns over ice – Facebook Bumpy end to 2020/21 game season – Facebook Avian influenza touches down in Anglesey Minister wants to stop teens […]

One side’s for people, the other for hunting – guess which? If you want to see the difference between hunting areas and non-hunting areas in Tanzania, biologist Karen Seginak took these photos from her aeroplane as she flew into a hunting block.    In every picture, the biodiverse wood and scrub is the hunting area. The slashed and burned fields are the almost wildlife-free farms.  […]

Government plans airgun rule change for teenagers

the Home Office is proposing to ban 14-to-17-year-olds from using airguns unsupervised. The plan is in the Home Office’s firearms safety consultation.  The proposal will see teenagers only being able to undertake pest control or target practice when in the presence of someone over the age of 21, and will have an impact on thousands of […]


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