Author Garfit (Will). Book Code 36472 ISBN 9781846891236 Book Description Mint in dust-wrapper.
2012 1st edition. 4to (195 x 254mm). Pp192. Colour photographs and paintings, b/w illustrations, bibliography. Laminated boards.
Book Cover Hardcover Published Date 2012 Publisher Quiller Publishing. Place Wykey, Shropshire.
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Details"Will Garfit is a renowned pigeon shot and this authoritative book on how to shoot wood pigeons is an explosion of his enthusiasm and passion for the bird and the sport it can produce. For fifty years, Will has been developing his art as a pigeon shooter and this book shares his personal experiences, thoughts and secrets that enable him to shoot consistently good bags. He has an amazing record; when protecting crops over the past ten years, he has averaged over 100 a day on over 600 days. This book explains that this is not just luck but based on the sound principles of good reconnaissance, siting and building of hides, presentation of decoys, and accurate shooting. All are covered in this book, which is written in an engaging style and illustrated by his own watercolours and diagrams. A superb book." Chapters include: The pigeon family; Background information; Your gun and cartridges; What kit do you need?; Pigeon feeding habits through the year; Pigeon shooting opportunities; How to shoot pigeons; A day out pigeon decoying together; Flight line shooting; An evening roost shooting together; Favourite pigeon recipes; Stories of memorable days. Two appendices give, pigeon shooting and general licences, and, woodpigeon shooting, how does science help us do it better?
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