UK government plans tuna sportfishing ban Landing a giant bluefin tuna is a challenge – not least because anglers around the UK have only been allowed to do it for the last two years. The CHART programme, funded by the Westminster government, licences some tuna sportfishing boats in Devon, Cornwall, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.  Now tuna anglers are facing […]

Lamping rabbits with lurchers – fast runs Andy Hayes has two missions: the Fieldsports Nation member wants a great night out in Nidderdale, North Yorkshire, catching rabbits with his lurchers – and he wants to show the positive, legal side of lurcher work. Too often it is thought of as poaching. He shows what’s to love about it. Find Andy on […]

Fieldsports Britain – poachers and lurchers How to deal with poachers in Africa? Paul Childerley hands out the thermal kit as one of several jobs on this last film from his trip to Mozambique. He finds out how trophy hunting is big game’s only hope in Africa from an onslaught of wildlife killing. Meanwhile, in Yorkshire, lurcherman and Fieldsports Nation […]

Falconer seeks hare licence – Fieldsports News, 14 December 2022 Here are the links: Scottish falconer gives evidence at parliament – Facebook Leading conservation charity supports trophy hunting – Huntsman convicted of illegal hunting – ITV Facebook group holds open days – Fieldsports News + Facebook Police tow sabs’ uninsured vehicle – Bishops Stortford Independent Antis’ hate campaign forces carol service cancellation – […]

Ladies Deer Stalking UK Facebook group holds open days A Facebook deerstalking group is holding a series of events around the UK. The Ladies Deer Stalking UK Facebook group held its latest open day at Rifleman Firearms’ range in Somerset. The 600-strong group is holding events at ranges all over the UK, and organising deerstalking outings for women. Four admins run the group, […]


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