THE PIGEON SHOOTER'S DIARY. By Tom Payne.

THE PIGEON SHOOTER'S DIARY. By Tom Payne.

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Author Payne (Tom).
Book Code 49172
ISBN 9781846892363
Book Description Mint in dust-wrapper.

2016 1st edition. 4to (185 x 252mm). Pp216. Colour frontispiece by Will Garfit, colour photographs throughout. Green boards, spine titled in gilt.
Book Cover Hardcover
Published Date 2016
Publisher Quiller Publishing.
Place Wykey, Shropshire.
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"The definitive manual on pigeon shooting from the highly experienced pigeon shot and Shooting Times contributor Tom Payne. The Pigeon Shooter's Diary commences with descriptions of the quarry species, equipment and accessories followed by an in-depth guide to fieldcraft, reconnaissance and shooting instruction. The Diary runs through the calendar year detailing the different techniques and skills needed for the changing conditions, all topped off with personal observations and special days in the field." Chapters include: The wood pigeon - our quarry; Gaining permission; Reconnaisance and flight lines; Weather; Basic kit and accessories; The mechanics of pigeon shooting - magnets and flappers; Hides; Decoying and decoys; Preparation; Storage and selling; Dispatching wounded birds and dressing; Diary - Winter, Spring, Summer, Autumn; Guns and cartridges; Shooting technique; Memorable outings.

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