Permission to Shoot






A couple of years ago I was delighted to be offered, over the phone, shooting on a farm 20 minutes from home, when I went to visit and speak to the farmer and was horrified to find that he had permanent pitches for caravans dotted all over his land. There were no safe areas anywhere not even for an air rifle – and holiday makers and their pets had free range!






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My First solo Shoot






I’d been Pigeon Shooting with friends before and really enjoyed it, learning about decoy patterns, hide building and why you should always bring your gloves in cold weather. Then, all of a sudden I had an opportunity to go out by myself. I considered my first solo trip to be a disaster really but I learned so much more by myself mainly by trial and error – something we all have to go through.






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