Dartmoor Deer Services

www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxWP2dMPdE Professional deer manager Tom Davies of Dartmoor Deer Services is out to shoot or at least spot three species of deer today. Dartmoor, where he lives, has the habitat for red deer, fallow and roe. He starts his day with a fallow cull outing on a local pheasant shoot. Then he heads into one […]

Pump-action squirrel hunt

www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUjIc-LqtuY Paul Childerley and Johnny Muston are on a squirrel-shooting mission – and they knock down a couple of dozen. The invasive grey squirrels are damaging trees, pheasant feeders, and are all set to prey on the songbird nesting season. By shooting out the squirrels’ dreys, Johnny and Paul can reduce numbers, and so reduce […]

Antis add weight to lead shot ban pressure – Fieldsports News, 24 February 2021

Here are the links: Most pheasants sold for food ‘contain lead shot’ – BBC Tory thinktank wants probe into PM’s fiancée – Fieldsports News Call for Scotland to become first ever ‘rewilding’ nation – MSN Dead hinds and calves shock walkers – The Times and SGA Scotland’s country sports tourism sector to get lockdown relief […]

Singers post videos showing ‘murder’ of shooters

A new music video showing the murder of grouseshooters has captured the imagination of animal rights extremists. Bloggers including Ruth Tingay are promoting Burn The Heather from the pop group The Lounge Society, which shows a firing squad killing a moorland shooting party. Meanwhile, the new music video from singer Ben Howard, called What A […]

Tories call for probe into Carrie Symonds’ influence at Number 10

Are animal rights extremists taking control of the government in England? Conservative Party think tank The Bow Group is calling for an inquiry into the influence the PM’s fiance Carrie Symonds has in the UK government. Concerns have grown since Number 10 hired two of Symonds’ allies were hired as advisers. A vocal supporter of […]