The Tunny Club

The Tunny Club

Imagine catching a fish weighing 891lb – and not having to go to the Indian Ocean or the Caribbean to do it. The Tunny Club began in the 1930s. It attracted film stars and industrialists – the mighties of the age – to the East Yorkshire ports of Scarborough, Whitby and Bridlington. For two decades, […]

Coarse Angling Christmas Present Ideas

The Tackle Box in Dartford, Kent is one of the most popular angling shops in the South-East. Carp specialist Lee Jackson says what’s going to be hot for the loved one (who fishes) in your life for Christmas This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 9. To watch the whole show on YouTube go […]

Angling Christmas present ideas

Farlows in Pall Mall is one of the grandest fishing shops in the world. The Tackle Box in Dartford, Kent is one of the most popular angling shops in the South-East. We ask them both, including carp specialist Lee Jackson, says what’s going to be hot for the loved one (who fishes) in your life […]

How to make jesses in falconry

How to make jesses in falconry

Falconers and austringers like to make the thin leather straps used to tether their birds and Roy Lupton is no exception. Here he shows how to do it. This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 9. To watch the whole show go to Fcha.nl/fieldsportsbritain9

Shooting 10 species in a day

Shooting 10 species in a day

Were with eight guns in the Borders of Scotland on or about Britain’s shortest day and after Britain’s biggest bag: snipe, woodcock, pheasant, grouse, mallard, teal, rabbit, hare, pigeon and partridge. Find out whether we make it. This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 9. To watch the whole show go to Fcha.nl/fieldsportsbritain9

How to shoot walked-up birds

How to shoot walked-up birds

It’s all very well going roughshooting but the birds never quite do what you expect, bursting from your feet and going away at any angle they choose. West London Shooting School expert Alan Rose explains how even the odds. This film first appeared in Fieldsports Britain, episode 9. To watch the whole show go to […]

Fieldsports Britain – 1940’s film stars and the extraordinary Tunny Club

Fieldsports Britain – 1940’s film stars and the extraordinary Tunny Club

Which was bigger – the 851lb Bluefin Tuna caught off Scarborough in 1933 or the 852lb Bluefin caught in 1949? According to the Tunny Club it was the 851lb’er. Our half-hour Fieldsports Britain programme explains how that works, plus we tell the story of how the mighties of the day – David Niven, Errol Flynn […]