Menu

"At my restaurants we’ve always flown the flag for British game, it’s part of Britain’s culture and history."

Michel Roux Jr, Feb/Mar 2020 Guest Editor

Featured Articles

Wing Shooting in Africa

Seven days, three provinces, 12 species...An African bird shooting safari not to be forgotten....
Read More

SHOOT

Entry level guns

After considering the many variables parents must think about when acquiring the right gun for a...
Read More

Watson Bros. Gunmakers

Marcus Janssen visits Watson Bros., the last independently-owned and run London gunmaking firm,...
Read More

Sea trout mysteries

An investigation into why only some trout run to sea whilst others remain in their river of origin....
Read More

FISH

Three favourite pink flies

Almost every species of fish seems to show a distinct penchant for...
Read More

How to catch more trout

Five top tips for catching more...
Read More

Eerie hunting tales

A few chilling accounts of weird and inexplicable events that have occurred in the hunting field....
Read More

HUNT

The perfect bullet

Accuracy is only part of the equation when it comes to choosing the right stalking...
Read More

How to get into deer stalking

We outline some of the most common quandaries among those just beginning their journey into deer...
Read More

THE INAUGURAL GAME FOOD SPECIAL

GUEST EDITED BY MICHEL ROUX JR

BUY NOW

THE INAUGURAL GAME FOOD SPECIAL

GUEST EDITED BY MICHEL ROUX JR

BUY NOW

Latest News

Leap Year Competition Terms and Conditions

The giveaway is only open to people aged 16 or over and resident of the UK who uploads a photo of a dog leaping to Fieldsports Journal Facebook or Instgram, they must also like/follow the Facebook or Instagram account. Employees or agencies of Fieldsports Press or their family members, or anyone else connected with the prize draw may not enter the competition. Entrants into the competition shall be deemed to have accepted these Terms and Conditions. Only one entry per person. Entries...
Read More

Latest Articles

Modern Double Rifles

The fall and rise of the double rifle....
Read More

The Young and the Seasoned

Sharing a passion with the next generation....
Read More

Wildlife - A Hunter’s View

Fieldsports provide us with a unique view of the natural world – a perspective that, in today’s day and...
Read More

Fieldsports Journal

Fieldsports Journal - Volume III Issue II

February/March 2020

As the nation becomes increasingly conscious about what they put on their plate for both health and sustainability reasons, we decided that Volume III Issue II of Fieldsports should be our very first food-themed special. Therefore, we called upon none other than Michel Roux Jr to guest edit the issue, owner of the two Michelin-starred Le Gavroche restaurant, highly acclaimed food author and TV presenter to celebrate all that is good about game.

In his foreword he writes: “As much as I enjoy being in the field, I’m far better at cooking and eating game than shooting it. We feature a wide variety of game on the menu at my restaurants, such as wild rabbit, occasionally wild hare (my wife’s big treat), and feathered game and some diners will always go for game the moment it’s on the menu.

“We’ve always flown the flag for British game, it’s part of Britain’s culture and history. All chefs have a duty to serve it, and I’m pleased to see there’s an upward trend at the moment. It’s important that we recognise its real value, the game industry fits in so well with our efforts to produce quality, healthy food on a more sustainable basis, and it employs tens of thousands of people. Quite simply, the more chefs put game on their menus, the more customers will try it. It’s wonderful to present truly seasonal produce, for too many foods the seasons have been eroded, but game is very much the exception – and all the better for that!”

On top of the topical issues and interviews, it would not be a food issue without plenty of recipes. Included are outstanding recipes for all levels of cooking abilities from Michel himself and other celebrated chefs including Mark Hix, Tim Maddams and Mike Robinson. If cooking is not your thing, don’t worry, we still have you covered. A few of the unmissable articles in this issue include: Lord James Percy’s reflections on his favourite month in the shooting season; a buffalo ageing masterclass from Dr Kevin Robertson; a report on an unforgettable country sports experience on the Invercauld Estate in the Cairngorms, an insight into the life and artistic mind of artist James Gillick; a treacherous mid-Caucasian tur hunt high in the mountains of Russia; and the comprehensive Fieldsports Guide to the Kola Peninsula by Matt Harris.

Just like game meat, this issue is seasonal and full of flavour. We know you’ll enjoy it.

#TIMEWELLSPENT

Buy Now

Sign up to our newsletter