Fieldsports Britain – Rabbit shooting pellets and how to forage for food


[Music] Welcome to Fieldsports Britain. Coming up
when game chef Mark Gilchrist wants a fillet, he has to kill it. He is out deer stalking
in Essex. We are going all vegetarian on you this week. Jonny Crockett from survival school
is foraging up and down the hedgerows looking for plants you can eat. First if this was
a normal television problem we would be telling you that some of the scenes you are about
to watch you may find disturbing, but it is Fieldsports Channel so either you shouldn’t
be watching them in the first place or get over it. Roy Lupton is testing out airgun
pellets on rabbits. Rabbit shooting is a sport for all – it’s
inexpensive, it’s an animal in abundance, done right it is a delicious meat, and it
can be a challenging quarry, especially with an air rifle. For the best results and the best animal welfare
it’s good to know what’s the most effective way of putting them on the ground. Well, with
a new Webley air rifle to try out and three different pellet types to play with, Roy wants
to find out which is the best to use in the field. We have the round head – the Accupell.The
flat head – the Verminpell. And old favourites these pointed Jets. All in .22. To make this as realistic (almost dare we
say scientific) Roy chest shot some rabbits last night keeping the heads for us to operate
on, with the rest of the meat heading for some hungry ferrets. What we have got here, is we have obviously
got skinned up rabbit head next to our full rabbit head and just looking at that comparison
wise it really does just go to show how small a kill shot or target area you have got with
a rabbit with an air rifle. So it looks much bigger because you have obviously got the
fur and the ears coming up here with the rabbit with the fur on. But when you compare that
with the rabbit which has been skinned off it really really does highlight that you have
got a tiny target to aim in on so accuracy is always key with air rifle shooting. But
that again brings us to the part of the point of the experiment today and that is we want
to trial all the pellets we have got test them for accuracy which is one of the most
important factors. But the other incredibly important factor is how much penetration,
how much damage the pellets do when they hit the target. So as the rabbit is one of the
most probably common targets for a UK airgun shooter, we thought what we would do is get
a rabb it head and then we are going to film shooting
it with 3 different types pellets with slow mo cameras so that hopefully it will give
us some kind of indication of the damage that it causes and may be points us in the direction
of the pellet which is most effective in doing that. First off we’re going to see how accurate
the pellets are. Tucked out of the way of the wind, and the rest of the Lupton household,
Roy sets up a target and positions himself 25 yards away. The ones we are going to try first are going
to be the Accupells. Again we have got to bear in mind that this rifle is zeroed at
about thirty five yards so at 20 yards it is probably not going to be smack on the target.
But we are not looking to see if it is exactly on, we are looking to see what sort of grouping
we are getting. The pellets are grouping, but in two distinct
areas – Roy realises what has happened and there is a lesson to be learned. So we have taken 3 shots with the old pellets
and then just opened a new tin expecting it to be the same and amazingly we are probably
a centimetre and half, 2 centimetres above the same point of impact we had with the old
pellets. Between changing the 2 tins of pellets the point of impact had changed. So again
interesting point coming out of it is when you start a new tin of pellets and stick to
that tin of pellets. Rezero and make sure they are shooting at the same point. I can’t
believe that there was that much variant between. Next up are the Verminpells. Their shape suggests
they should be harder hitting but possibly less accurate. I think for things like squirrels and rats
because you want to make sure you bowl them over and I think they could very easily do
the job. We will see what the experiment concludes. Last up it’s the Jets. These are the least
accurate. There is poor grouping and – just as an observation – they appear to make more
noise. With the accuracy test completed, it is time
quickly to talk through the rifle.. As you can see we have got a new toy to play
with. We have been sent a Webley Raider by Highland Outdoors. We have done a little bit
of work with a rifle so far and from a nice relatively inexpensive entry level air rifle
I have been incredibly impressed. Nice little 10 shot magazine, but more importantly it
is very, very accurate. Most air rifles these days do come out of the box ready to shoot,
but so far very impressed. Right the plan now is to zero the rifle for
each pellet type then shoot through the rabbit skull. The first pellet on test is the Accupell.
When Roy is happy, we secure the target and he shoots. He hits the mark and this accurate
pellet passes straight through. So you can see here we have got the entry
wound. So that should have gone straight through the brain, right through the base of the brain
and exited there, the perfect kill shot, but I am quite surprised at the lack of damage.
So it has drilled a very neat hole through the skull and not a huge amount of damage
there at all. So yet again I am very used to seeing the damage that centre fire rifles
cause. So when you can actually examine the damage an air rifle causes it shows you how
little effect it does have. Again it really does highlight the need for accuracy. So you
can see that if you had shot the rabbit anywhere around here in the jaw it wouldn’t have been
a kill shot or anywhere up here in the nose again it wouldn’t have been a kill shot it
would have just drilled a neat hole through and off he would have gone. Yes, it really
is quite interesting that when you are using an air rifle you do really have to rely on
every skill you have got and every bit of accuracy you can afford. Moving on to the Verminpell and Roy has to
eat his words. The Verminpell is grouping beautifully. And that’s not all. It seems
to be a very destructive pellet design. So this is the Verminpell and looking at it
just from the exterior it doesn’t look like we have got a huge amount more damage than
we had from the Accupells until you actually feel and touch the head. So here you can feel
all the skull is broken away just behind the entry would in here and also at the back you
can see here that it is all completely crushed, it has completely disintegrated in its entirety
inside and it has actually broken the neck as well. That has caused a lot more damage. Lastly, the Jets. Roy is not as confident
of hitting the mark – the first is low-ish and the second is good enough to compare to
the others. We were using the jets for that shot and unfortunately
they were flying up all over the place. They weren’t or they are not an accurate enough
pellet for me to be happy to use in the hunting field and you can see here the entry wound
is very low and has gone in to the jaw. So if you were in a hunting scenario that is
not necessarily a direct kill shot. The pellet has gone in and I am struggling to find the
exit wound. So all in all it might be alright for plinking the targets, but not one I would
use for taking out and doing anything serious with. All three do the job but the Verminpell is
the one that catches Roy’s eye. So with Roy confident of the rifle and pellet we’re off
to see if we can bag a couple of bunnies. Rabbit one is further than Roy wants but hey
– he knows where this rifle is shooting and at 39 yards he is bang on. Ok so I am quite pleased with that one. The
rabbit just stopped in front of the shrubbery there, he was spot on at thirty nine yards.
Just put the first mill dot up on him and squeezed the shot off and down he went. Not
a bad kick off. Rabbit two is not presenting a head shot but
Roy is confident of a heart shot. This is also a 39-yard shot. The animal goes nowhere
and the Webley rifle and Verminpell flatheaded pellet combo prove their effectiveness. Rabbit three is much closer but the end result
is no different. Now I know it might have seemed a little bit
gruesome taking the skin off the rabbit heads, but to get a true representation of what goes
on it was an experiment and I think we got some good results off it. It really did hightlight
the difference between shooting with the ordinary pellet where it almost drilled a hole through
the target. Then you go on to something like the Verminpell and you get a fantastic exit
wound. So it just gives you a little bit more margin for error. So if your shot is not quite
100% you are probably going to take out a vital area which will enable you to kill the
animal cleanly and efficiently. It’s been a interesting test – that not only
shows how small the target area is but also that air rifle pellets are not all made equal. Roy Lupton on target there and if you want
to see more films by Roy you can click on film that is appearing in the sky above me
to go to his special YouTube play list. Now, for even greater accuracy it is David on the
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News. Stalking the stories. Fishing for facts. [Music] Thank you David. Now we are off to Essex with
top sporting shooter chef Mark Gilchrist. We tend to film Mark in daylight – “do you have to switch the light on” But today we’re going stalking with him… We are going muntjac stalking which is good
because only ever shot 2 muntjacs. If I get one today it could be my third muntjac. So
it is quite a big thing for me. We are up in Essex where a friend of mine has got too
many muntjac on the farm and they want them culled. So hopefully Amir and I are going
to go out and get some muntjac. Amir is a seasoned stalker and mate of Marks
who is far better prepared than the Game Chef turned ap entrepreneur – lending him a pair
of binos and a choice of knives…call that a knife!… This is all a bit silly. Nigel gave me this
one to sharpen. What is this for? I think that is for shaving yourself in front of other
stalkers. What is this? They are legal aren’t they? Are these legal? Yeah. What do you mean yeah? It is not legal. It is a good reason, reasonable excuse. What? Good reason, reasonable excuse. What is the reason for having a Rambo knife? In case you need to bleed it from the sternum.
Where a bit of extra length is….. You don’t need to lecture me about why……. As we’ve all got up early we’d better get
on with it. Unsurprisingly it is wet underfoot – and there’s a constant drizzle which doesn’t
fill us with a great deal of optomism for deer to be on the move – Mark is already feeling the Fieldsports Channel
pressure – because as much as we love him the deer never want to play ball when we’re
stalking with the Gilchrist – we sometimes wonder if his game pies are actually full
of quorn and hummus… Anyway, as we are here in search of deer,
apparently muntjac (although we haven’t seen any) – what is this chef’s favourite venison… I have heard every one say that everyone is
the best. So of all the 6 species everyone has said that the best one by far is the particular
one they shoot. It depends whether you find actually that the people who shoot say predominantly
roe learn how to cook roe deer really well. So that is why it is their favourite. Actually
if you know how to cook all of them they are all very good to eat. That makes sense but the propsect of getting
hold of some venison today is not looking good – we eventaully rendez vous with Amir
who hasn’t seen anything either. Amir is going to go and sit in this wood up
here. We are going to go and stalk the thicker wood, mainly a fir wood, which I think is
where the deer might be. And you always find on a cold drizzly day, always, well often
they are in thicker woods so we will go and give that a go. Our last block of woodland is again a deer
free zone – they might be creating havoc here but not today in the rain..So what has Mark
got to say for himself? All in all it wasn’t a great success I am
afraid. It just goes to show, a reminder to your viewers why I am not on the Fieldsports
Channel very often anymore when you have got people like Crow, Digweed, Roy Lupton, the
favourites that deliver every time. You have moved on haven’t you. Oh well at the end of
the day it is a great privilege to be allowed to walk on somebody’s land whether with a
gun whether you shoot anything or not. We are here and I had a lovely morning and I
am allowed to come back. So that is all that matters. One of these days it’ll come good and we’ll
be able to show Mark being as accurate with the rifle as he is with the shotgun – however,
he says he does have a chiller full ready for the festive season – so if you fancy a
delicious game pie to tuck into over christmas and you can’t supply it yourself drop the
man a line [email protected] Now let’s say you shot your deer, now you
need some veg. Here is Jonny Crockett from survival school to provide it for you. My mates are coming around this evening and
I have to prepare a delicious meal for them. There are no super markets here, but why would
I need one. So to get a meal for these mates that are coming around we need to collect
some stuff and what we have got here is pennywort or naval wort because it looks a little bit
like a naval, but that has a taste of a bit of lettuce with a hint of celery and just
slightly of raw runner beans, but it is good stuff and you can eat it raw or sling it on
a salad. You can even cook it up as well. We are not going to take all of it. We are
going to leave that so that it can regenerate. We don’t want to just denude the place. So
that is part 1. Now these ones are the haws from the hawthorn.
They are great. They have a seed in the middle. You eat them a little bit like a cherry. Nibble
around them and you have got slightly like the bruised part of an apple with just a hint
of avocado. Get rid of the stones, but the rest of them delicious. I love them. They
go very, very well especially if you let them just dry out. So we are going to pick a few
of these and then we will put them in maybe with the bread that we are going to make later
on. So here we have got one to avoid. Those brightly coloured berries up there that is
black briany and black briany is bad news. That is very poisonous. Inside you get these
sharp horridly pointed molecules and they attack you. Those are the ones we are going
to avoid like the plague. So let’s see whether we can find some edible ones a little bit
further down the hedgerow. Oh yes, yes, yes let’s have some of this.
Now this is wood sorrel and this is one of my favourites. A lot of people think it looks
like clover, but it ain’t. Now then if we have a bit here. Oh that is sharp really tangy.
Now it has got a taste of green apple skin, Granny Smith green apple skin. It is lovely.
Now word of warning it has oxalic acid in it, so you shouldn’t have too much, but for
flavour, we can pick a whole load of this. Well this one is burdock. It gets its name
from the burs on the sticky buds and dock which is the shape of the leaf. Which looks
very much like this one down here. These leaves and those leaves look very, very similar,
but this is a biannual plant. This is in its 2nd year. This isn’t the one we want. The
one we want is this first year plant. So this is the one we are going to dig up. It has
got these nice big leaves and under here just poking down there is going to be something
that looks like a parsnip and what we need to do is just dig that one out and we are
going to dig this one out by using a digging stick. As you can
see it has a chisel point on here and I am just going to lever the soil away from one
side only so that the whole plant falls into the hole that I am making. There we are look
at that. Superb, so this bit here will probably just lop the end off, chop it off at about
there and that is equivalent I guess to a parsnip. From the world of plant life in the English
autumn to the wider world of hunting on the internet. It is Hunting YouTube. This is Hunting YouTube, which aims to show
the best hunting, shooting and fishing videos that YouTube has to offer. A viewer called Sam submits his new film Pigeon
Shooting with the Browning Citori, which has some good pigeon shots, a useful comparison
between the Browning 525 and 725, and even some carnivorous, car-eating horses. Heading west and we are in Ireland for Vermin
Control- Shooting Crows & Pigeons. Showing once again the rise and rise of the headcam,
TheIrishHunting gives us highlights from his day decoying. Staying with pest control, it’s off to the
USA where New Air Rifle Squirrel Kill: BIG SQUIRREL HUNTER by Nevis Walker shows what
can be done with a Beeman Dual Caliber Grizzly X2 Air Rifle, Model 1073, with interchangeable
.177 and .22 barrels, lovingly purchased from Wally World (Walmart). Our old friend and excellent British freelance
cameraman Nicky Brown has also been to the USA where he tries flyfishing for cutthroat
and brown trout in freezing Wyoming. This is the first of two films he makes with Reel
Deal Anglers in the Jackson Hole area. Now Nicky describes his fishing as awesome
and extreme, which are strong words to use when you are up against a man who hooks a
black marlin from a kayak. It is Panama in 2011. Craig Miller decides to hit the water
for half an hour after tuna in his Ocean Kayak Prowler 13. What hits his line is an estimated
400lb billfish that tests the limits of his catch-and-release-from-kayak technique. More tales of derring-do and this one is from
Botswana where a leopard attacks a great white hunter. It’s dramatic, but what is perplexing
to me is what happened to the better-quality footage from the Sony Z1 camera that is plainly
in view from this headcam footage. Was it broken? Was he pretending to film? I hope
the client was more forgiving to the cameraman than he was to the leopard. Back to Europe and Carl Zeiss Sports Optics,
which sponsors this programme, has a YouTube channel which you can go to get under the
skin of the world’s best binoculars and riflescopes. In this film, our old friend and boffin Herman
Theisinger explains in English that is as faultless as his glass how the Zeiss Victory
HT binoculars work and what is revolutionary about their design. Now to Poland, where Filip Sioch offers a
video taken on his Go Pro Hero 2 scope mounted camera of a driven wild boar day. He is rightly
proud of his fast double kill, both headshots and a pig speeding across arable land. You
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100 thoughts on “Fieldsports Britain – Rabbit shooting pellets and how to forage for food

  1. To bad no-one has a series like this for Crossbows, i bet a crossbow would be easier to use and quicker to kill.

  2. Some guns like one pellet while another gun might not like that pellet at all, even if it's the same type of gun in comparison. JSB exacts, Air Arms fields and H+N field target trophy are good bets. You can get them in different head sizes too which can make a difference. The XL's if I recall correctly have a fairly tight breech, so a smaller head diameter might be worth trying. Experiment and find one that suits you. Some folk weigh thier pellets too to ensure consistency.

  3. If those rabbits are anything like they are here, they're just repopulating at an extraordinary rate. Here in America There's about 10 -15 just on my small 3 acres of land and they just destroy my gardens. It's not like we can ask them to stop, and I've tried fencing off my garden with no luck.

  4. i hate it that you call it a sport…it is what it is…killing.
    kill for food, kill for population control, but don´t call it a sport. would you ever call it a sport if a human kill another human?!
    to hunt animals is part of our evolution, but to make a sport out of killing is a reprehensible distortion of conceited aristocracy.
    we should get over it and see it as what it is!

  5. pellets seem to vary by around .3 of a grain over all brands im onto the manufacturers now cause i think thats a bit shit really. great videos guys!!!

  6. Please repeat this experiment with the current range of exotics especially the new barracuda hunter extreme .177

  7. i think this could have been done better if the rabbit heads were skinned after, the skin can make the pellet rotate more and do more damage.

  8. 41 rabbits did not like this video.

    Thanks for doing this test. I found it to be very telling, and, am wondering if you are going to test any of the more exotic hunting rounds like this? Predator Polymags, Crow Magnums, Barcuda Hunter Extreme, and, so on.

  9. They should have tried some hollow point pellets and maybe experimented with different pellet weights. I've found Beeman crow magnums work nicely with a high powered 22. cal. air rifle.

  10. I would anticipate them reacting similarly to the wadcutters. I always use hollow points and I find they react similarly both in accuracy and stopping power compared to pointed or domed.

    I agree with the weight, I've seen some 30+ grains that have unbelievable stopping power.

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  13. Great video, very helpful. Thanks , I've not tried my pellet rifle on rabbits yet, preferring my 22 Marlin, but the pellet rifle will be much cheaper , considering how ammo prices are going here in the US.

  14. roy , you really need to test your pellets more .  that 39 yd shot was just pure  luck. flat head pellets are great out to 30 yds beyond that they,re groups grow immensly…  had you tried a few other pellets than the accupel you would have discovered the 1 that would put 1 hole groups with the rifle your using.

  15. very nice educating video,
    could you tell me which adaptor you are using for your canon camera
    thank you

  16. Lol noobs in the video, we now have scopes, night vision, bi pods, gas guns with no recoil, silencers, semi auto…. that's not sport, that's murder (unless you eat them)

    with my old bsa meteor .22 with no scope  I could hit a lump of coal every time at the width of a football field
    as for rabbits, hitting them on the run with one shot one kill from my standing position was no problem 😉

    you couldn't miss, if you did, it took 20 minutes for them to come out again and as long to load lol
     
    it's now too easy, next you will be using remote control air guns and drive them up to the rabbit hole lol

  17. These pellets are not worth a fucking shit … A barracuda magnum in the head, and the rabbit can stroll into the trunk of my car.
    Make no mistake, a hard hit on the head with 21grains solve things much better.
    The shot in the heart, it seemed interesting. But I still think that the heavy pellets do even better work 16Jules.
    With my Benjamin Marauder Pistol .22 (5.5) a shot in the ribs, and I could run after the rabbit and almost reach, thanks to the stopping power. 6 yards later, the rabbit received two more shots to the body and soccer kick (need to check the scope before you go hunting or made animals suffer unnecessarily).

  18. JSB Exact Heavy pellets are my choice.  They're incredibly accurate, penetrate well, and seem to do plenty of damage.  One thing I've learned about airguns is that expansion doesn't seem to do much due to the small caliber and low power of airguns.  Because of this accuracy is key.  A good expanding pellet like the Predator or Crow Magnum is nice, but they don't tend to expand enough to compensate for a less than perfect hit.  If you gun can shoot something like them really well, then that's good, but don't feel like you need to use an expanding pellet and sacrifice some accuracy.

  19. the flat ones are for target shooting, the pointed are for more "penetration" and the round yans are for general use but with an air rifle hollow points or round ones work best because you need all the extra stopping power you can get. But with speed comes damage and penetration

  20. I tried all those pointed,, flat, hollow point, and rounded pellets but for me the hands down winner is the Crossman Destroyer EX, nothing else I have ever tried expands reliably on rabbit.

  21. If you British people eat rabbit already, do not joke about we Chinese people eat pig's face. By the way I have a .22 air rifle 28 foot pounds of power. Every type of pellet works on rabbits. Guys just buy a high powered spring piston rifle, it do not require positioned shots plus it works out your arms.

  22. wow, never thought the actuall skull would be so small under that fur. you really have to make these shots count

  23. 5 sets of 5 after cleaning barrel for each pellet is a good test, some pellets will group with a fouled barrel better and others with more clean barrel, if one set groups bad you may find the second or third set group better, this is because the fouling is built up enough to to make up for lack of diameter for the pellet, for example competition wad cuter are under size and over size lots you can order 4.48-4.52 mm, in some rifles the 4.48 mm will work when reasonable fouling is achieved, while a 4.52 may work right away, this is why at least a few sets of 5 or so is good, the pointed, round, and flat nose all have a "sweet spot" both and speed and in range where they perform best, typically but not always flat nose is best for close range, pointed for medium and round nose for long range, this is also due to the ballistic coefficient wich may look like this, the flat nose .010, the pointed .015 and the round nose .020, the higher the b.c the more the pellet is able to retain energy and down range speed, all rifled barrels have their own signature twist and choke, also button choke is a good concept, this reduces size of pellet just before pellet comes out at muzzle to grab it with some good rifling twist, this is why some beeman spring air rifles can hold a .020 at 15 yards with a 5 shot grouping,and these include 100 dollar bargains, being you have the right hold even at bench rest allowing the rifle to recoil, and a good breach seal that isnt mashed flush with the breach face. i made up a saying that covers it all, "test every pellet at every distance and every speed in every rifle 5 sets of 5 with a clean barrel for each new pellet" this allows the fouling cycle to show you if pellet is going to perform only after a few fouling the barrel to make shots more accurate, you will find barrels like lothar walther to be almost self cleaning in some air guns, i have a set or target entry level competition pistols, the 717 and the 747 daisy, the 717 is standard rifling and the 747 lothar walther, after shooting the same pellet about 50 times, the 717 when cleaned was dirty, and the 747 amazingly clean, also FX and the smooth twist is a good concept of rifling where you have a smooth bore for most of the barrel and then a gentle twist at the end, with the twist rate and lack or torque put on pellet it may have some issues with some speeds or ranges, but they seemed to work it out for accuracy so far, thats a whole new test someone will have to do, to vary the speeds and distances and see where weak points are in the smooth twist concept

  24. just use a real gun to hunt the rabbits. that looks so inhumane when you hit them and they just run off in pain for the rest of their short lives

  25. Long time hunter, but new to air rifle hunting. I have an older german springer .177 and a new .22 Nitro Venom. Both are scoped and I am trying different pellets this summer, for a fall squirrel hunt.

  26. Wad cutters hit hard and get the most out of an air rifle IMO. The high velocity, lower weight and flat face allow the pellet to fly accurately, drop less and dump all that energy into the target. The effect is smashing the tissue rather than piercing as demonstrated.

  27. I have a high powered .177 black ops sniper rifle powered by the nitro piston with an output of 1,250 feet per second and I was wondering what the best and most accurate pellet for pest hunting. Top best accuracy and knock down power.

  28. I'm across the pond and the best pellets I've come across for the price for accuracy are crosman magnums they are lasers. the most destructive is the crosman destroyers. they rip and shred every thing I've dropped everything from a pigeon to a fox with those pellets in .177 head shot everything.

  29. I am 1 quarter way through the video and am very very impressed and ask if I may share as well. You my friends have another new subscriber ! And on with the show I carry on.

  30. Ok.. got to the news part up until 13:30 and dare I ask, when are the pellet rifles able to take down santa raindeer, ? ouch.. .Just kidding.

  31. GREAT VIDEO… post more soon, by the way what is the ( f.p.s in air rifles in the .U.K of which you require a license? Thanks guys.

  32. Don't worry about the chicken shit cowards, their the one's who will give up their own lives if ever shit hits the fan, the weak will pass off to the side while the brave and strong move on to live an other day..

  33. Sir my .177 rifle is = 800fps so ( HN baracuda mach 10.65 grain VS HN hornet 10.03 grain) pallets (rabbit hunting ) which better please reply ? ? =

  34. You SICK MTFKA I WISH I COULD SHOOT YOU WITHTHAT SHIT IN THE SIDE OF YO FUKN HEAD LIKE YOU DOES THESE CUTE INNOCENT RABBITS

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