Field Gate Hunting Auto Catch

Field Gate Hunting Auto Catch

£6.19£32.40 inc. VAT

  • Suitable for use with wooden field gates hung on wooden posts or brick/concrete piers.
  • Field gate slam catch with an extended operating lever to aid opening from horseback.
  • For use with wooden gates hanging and closing onto the back of wooden posts or brick/concrete piers.
  • Padlockable.
  • Requires purchase of a separate striker pin.
  • Animal-friendly “D” loop striker available for use with cattle and horses.

More Information

This field gate version of the ever-popular slam auto-catch is used on small domestic gates but adapted for use on horseback.


Field gate hunting auto catches can be fitted to wooden field gates hanging and closing onto the back of wooden gate posts or brick pillars.

The animal-friendly “D” loop striker is recommended for fields containing horses or cattle.


A 12mm drill bit for wood at least 100 long is required to drill the hole for attaching the striker through the gate shutting stile.

A 12mm drill bit. Either for wood or masonry (depending on what type of posts/pillars are being used)to drill holes for the coach screws which attach the catch to the post/pillar.

A  selection of spanners/adjustable wrenches.
As the nut, bolt and coach screw sizes can vary, please check the spanner and drill sizes required when you receive your set.


Field gate hunting auto catches can be locked with a padlock to prevent the catch from being opened.

Further Information

Please note:

  • All holes must be correctly positioned and drilled. Check carefully before drilling.
  • Gates cannot normally be returned once drilled or marked in any way.

You may find this additional information from our blog helpful…

Measuring for new side or entrance gates

Field Gate Hanging Measurements Infographic

Additional information


Hunting Auto Catch, D Loop, Striker

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