Inland duck flighting: Four easy steps

Editor Pete Carr reveals how any small neglected pond or flood can be turned into a productive flight pond Flighting duck on inland ponds and splashes cannot really be called wildfowling proper; in essence it would be better called tame

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The challenge: shoot a 10-species game bag in five hours. Charlie Jacoby heads to the Scottish Borders for the attempt To the Borders of Scotland where, on Britains’ shortest day, you can shoot Britain’s biggest bag: grouse, pheasant, partridge, rabbit,

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Duck and cover

Maureen Virtue accompanies a team of guns with sporting agent husband David in pursuit of wild duck on a fed flight pond in the Scottish Borders Shooting wild duck in Scotland is unlike any other sporting quarry as the group

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Roughing it

David Virtue heads another trip to some well-stocked splashes, with an open gamebag and some eager guns – Byron Pace gets the story As the clocks turn back, the shorter days are already well under way. Already the leaves have

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Firth wildfowling

Robin Rolfe explains his fowling passion for the northern firths and bays Popular since Victorian times, the waters around Scotland throng with waterfowl of all species, augmented in winter by hordes of migrants from northern Europe. The advent of a fast

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