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The Field

Jan 01 2022
Magazine

Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd The Field is a monthly glossy magazine dedicated to those brave souls who shoot, fish and hunt way beyond the call of duty. Since 1853, its staff has selflessly brought its readers the cream of rural life, be it pheasant shooting, dry-fly fishing or the distinct merits of Cheval Blanc. If you love field sports, errant terriers and very foxy friends at hunt balls, The Field is for you.

The Field

In harmony with nature • For farming to be part of the solution to the climate crisis, some profound changes are required, says Patrick Holden, with the appropriate support to make this transition to a sustainable model possible

Field in focus

Illegal discharges to be investigated

Sustainable gamebird release report

SPORTING COMPANIONS

One good deed…

FIELD CHAMPIONS

BRIEFING

To do this month

Laxford project test case for salmon

Greening Welsh grassland

SPORTING WAGERS World Darts Championship • ALEXANDRA PALACE, LONDON, 3 JANUARY (FINAL)

Blue tit • Cyanistes caeruleus

SUBSCRIBE TO THE FIELD FROM ONLY £22.75*

Kit to covert • Our monthly guide to everything notable in the field for sporting enthusiasts and those keen on country life

Letters

Wood you believe it • Interest in sustainable living and the move towards a zero-carbon future has created an insatiable appetite for timber, finds Rupert Bates

Country estate of the month • THE STEADING, GUBHILL, DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY

Six of the best: Yorkshire

Pike parties and hot port • A pike from clean water served with a good wine or escaping Cornish precipitation in the local pub ensure that January won’t be dry for Serena or Neil Cross

Walking in our grandfathers’ footsteps • There’s no better way to enjoy unspoilt countryside, companionship and testing birds than on a walked-up day – just how it used to be

A uniquely Scottish Best gun • Since it first appeared in 1879, the round action has been produced by just three Scottish gunmakers. It has lost none of its appeal over the years

HOW TO… … plan for a year of sporting achievement • As the first page of the 2022 calendar is turned, here is our month-by-month guide to ticking off those sporting firsts

The hunting horn • A passionate American hunter has compiled a comprehensive reference on the instrument that punctuates a day’s hunting

HORN CONSTRUCTION

Dreaming of the perfect pools • As your mind wanders while sat on the riverbank during a slow day, try conjuring up the perfect stretch of salmon water

Scotland, Fleming’s other secret agent • Much like an extra character, Scotland has had a starring role in many Bond films – but was 007 a Scot?

Stills going strong • Some of our finest whisky distilleries have been run by the same families for generations, their spirits as unique as their history

Well I’ll be blowed • Bagpipes, long associated with royal reveille and haggis, are hitting the right note in other areas

Strange encounters • While digital demons have upped the horror ante, medieval ghost stories still have the power to chill

GHOSTLY HUNTS

Country estate

Country queries • Send queries to Rosie Macdonald, Country Queries Editor, The Field, 161 Marsh Wall, London E14 9AP. Email: country-queries@hectareshouse.co.uk For more, go to: thefield.co.uk

Plains but not simple • Weaponry from the Indian Wars highlights the disparity of that conflict, finds Roger Field, who is himself back in the line with a gun from an earlier era. Would that prove a disadvantage, too?

THE ‘APACHE’ – A PARISIAN FAVOURITE

Art in the field • Madeleine Bunbury is travelling the globe to find 80...


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Frequency: Monthly Pages: 132 Publisher: Future Publishing Ltd Edition: Jan 01 2022

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  • Release date: December 15, 2021

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Published by Time Inc. (UK) Ltd The Field is a monthly glossy magazine dedicated to those brave souls who shoot, fish and hunt way beyond the call of duty. Since 1853, its staff has selflessly brought its readers the cream of rural life, be it pheasant shooting, dry-fly fishing or the distinct merits of Cheval Blanc. If you love field sports, errant terriers and very foxy friends at hunt balls, The Field is for you.

The Field

In harmony with nature • For farming to be part of the solution to the climate crisis, some profound changes are required, says Patrick Holden, with the appropriate support to make this transition to a sustainable model possible

Field in focus

Illegal discharges to be investigated

Sustainable gamebird release report

SPORTING COMPANIONS

One good deed…

FIELD CHAMPIONS

BRIEFING

To do this month

Laxford project test case for salmon

Greening Welsh grassland

SPORTING WAGERS World Darts Championship • ALEXANDRA PALACE, LONDON, 3 JANUARY (FINAL)

Blue tit • Cyanistes caeruleus

SUBSCRIBE TO THE FIELD FROM ONLY £22.75*

Kit to covert • Our monthly guide to everything notable in the field for sporting enthusiasts and those keen on country life

Letters

Wood you believe it • Interest in sustainable living and the move towards a zero-carbon future has created an insatiable appetite for timber, finds Rupert Bates

Country estate of the month • THE STEADING, GUBHILL, DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY

Six of the best: Yorkshire

Pike parties and hot port • A pike from clean water served with a good wine or escaping Cornish precipitation in the local pub ensure that January won’t be dry for Serena or Neil Cross

Walking in our grandfathers’ footsteps • There’s no better way to enjoy unspoilt countryside, companionship and testing birds than on a walked-up day – just how it used to be

A uniquely Scottish Best gun • Since it first appeared in 1879, the round action has been produced by just three Scottish gunmakers. It has lost none of its appeal over the years

HOW TO… … plan for a year of sporting achievement • As the first page of the 2022 calendar is turned, here is our month-by-month guide to ticking off those sporting firsts

The hunting horn • A passionate American hunter has compiled a comprehensive reference on the instrument that punctuates a day’s hunting

HORN CONSTRUCTION

Dreaming of the perfect pools • As your mind wanders while sat on the riverbank during a slow day, try conjuring up the perfect stretch of salmon water

Scotland, Fleming’s other secret agent • Much like an extra character, Scotland has had a starring role in many Bond films – but was 007 a Scot?

Stills going strong • Some of our finest whisky distilleries have been run by the same families for generations, their spirits as unique as their history

Well I’ll be blowed • Bagpipes, long associated with royal reveille and haggis, are hitting the right note in other areas

Strange encounters • While digital demons have upped the horror ante, medieval ghost stories still have the power to chill

GHOSTLY HUNTS

Country estate

Country queries • Send queries to Rosie Macdonald, Country Queries Editor, The Field, 161 Marsh Wall, London E14 9AP. Email: country-queries@hectareshouse.co.uk For more, go to: thefield.co.uk

Plains but not simple • Weaponry from the Indian Wars highlights the disparity of that conflict, finds Roger Field, who is himself back in the line with a gun from an earlier era. Would that prove a disadvantage, too?

THE ‘APACHE’ – A PARISIAN FAVOURITE

Art in the field • Madeleine Bunbury is travelling the globe to find 80...


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