Owl boxes with an expert – FieldsportsChannel Podcast, episode 59

Jodie Case is an owl nut. Representing the Owl Box Initiative, she brings an owl box to the stage of the Carter Jonas Game Fair Theatre. She explains how to make the ideal owl box, to attract owls to your garden, plus talks about her work researching owls. For more, go to @OwlBoxInit and @JCaseNature […]

The story behind John Macnab – FieldsportsChannel Podcast, episode 55

John Macnab, the 1925 novel by John Buchan, has inspired an entire subculture of imitators, including the taking of a salmon, grouse (or brace) and stag on one day on an estate. John Buchan’s granddaughter Ursula Buchan comes to the Game Fair Theatre to tell Charlie Jacoby the novel’s back story, and a little of […]

Hunting apps: the future – FieldsportsChannel Podcast, episode 53

Tristan Breijer takes the stage of the Carter Jonas Game Fair Theatre back in July 2021. He is one of the team behind the MyFieldsports app, known in the rest of the world as the MyHunt app, who wants to use the power of shooters’ mobile phones to put us front and centre in the […]

Famous Grouse artist – FieldsportsChannel Podcast, episode 50

The man who gave us the grouse on the Famous Grouse bottle, Rodger McPhail is one of the top sporting artists in the UK. Charlie Jacoby talks to him at the Carter Jonas Game Fair Theatre at Ragley Hall, July 2021, about what it takes to be an artist, and whom he rates among other […]

Ian Coghill and why the UK’s Moorland Matters – FieldsportsChannel Podcast, episode 47

youtu.be/13AJ1D54uYw Ian Coghill has written the book that the RSPB, the National Trust, Natural England and Wild Justice ought to read. But they won’t. He explains why moorland is so important to the UK, how gamekeepers have got it right when it comes to moorland management, and how the ‘conservation industry’ (the organisations just mentioned) […]

How are your foxes doing, Tony Blair? – FieldsportsChannel Podcast, episode 46

youtu.be/NLhWeh0Rk7A In 2004, Tony Blair restricted hunting with hounds because, he said, it was good for the welfare of the fox. Since then, some estimates put UK fox numbers down 40%. Former head of the League Against Cruel Sports Jim Barrington and journalist Richard Negus want to know if Blair was right or wrong. Plus […]

Lord Botham talks grouseshooting

youtu.be/rb-EfO3D9G0 Lord Botham talks to Charlie Jacoby about grouseshooting, cricket and the meaning of life at the 2021 Game Fair. The interview takes place in the Carter Jonas Game Fair Theatre. As the Glorious 12th August 2021 approaches, Lord Botham has been playing an active part in the fightback against anti-shooters who are trying to […]

What it’s like to shoot at the Olympics – FieldsportsChannel Podcast, episode 43

youtu.be/ZXUVjkMjTig Peter Wilson and Matt French are two of the most decorated athletes who have shot for Team GB. Recorded with interviewer Charlie Jacoby at the Carter Jonas Game Fair Theatre 2021, they explain what it’s like to go into an Olympics as a shooter. However, their original sport, double trap, no longer exists at […]