Decoying

The Shooting Show – last of the summer pigeons

With the summer crop stubbles about to disappear, Geoff takes the opportunity for some last-minute pigeon control. But he’s cut it finer than he thought and the field is literally being ploughed while he’s there… Bringing in the birds is

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The Shooting Show – shooting pigeons by the M11 PLUS Midland Game Fair highlights

Geoff Garrod sets up in a classic field-edge location for a day at the pigeons. But there’s a twist: This field edge borders a busy motorway. With safe shooting directions and quarry retrieval to think of, Geoff’s got a lot

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NEW: The Shooting Show – maize crop pigeons with Geoff Garrod

Geoff’s back for episode 171 of The Shooting Show. The gamekeeping legend is out on his own, setting up in the middle of a maize crop overlooking rape stubbles to take on the winged menace plaguing the crops. But he’s made

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Decoying perfection

There’s only one way to deal with the hordes of grey scavengers feasting on the farmers’ fields – get the right kit for the job. A1 Decoy Pro Hide Kit This kit provides everything you need to make a versatile

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Three-pronged attack

Heading to Scotland, Charlie Jacoby joins pigeon guide Des Cochrane for a day at the pigeons, using decoys, flight lines and roost shooting. Setting up is the most important part of the day according to Des Cochrane, a BASC-registered goose

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Set up the get up

Suit up and settle down for stalking, decoying and foxing in the wind and weather: essential bits of kit for your hunt. Barbour – Sports wool waistcoat A very useful warm wool layer beneath your camo and waterproofs. Sitting still

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100 and counting

Pigeon shooter Geoff Garrod shares his skills and relates his first 100 plus pigeon day experience this season in what proved to be difficult circumstances My first pigeon shooting outing was with my dad using a .410, but it very

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Pigeons through the fog

Geoff Garrod and his son Justin brave the fog to take a shot at some pigeons attacking a rape crop – James Marchington, with camera in hand, gets the story It’s early in the New Year and Essex gamekeeper Geoff

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