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The Small Shoot
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The Small Shoot (Hardback)

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The Small Shoot is a wry look at the two seasons the author spent setting up and running a shoot on the border between England & Scotland. The book looks at the practical approach to running a small shoot and has useful advice for both the beginner and for the more experienced shoot manager. This is an evocative account which will entertain as well as enlighten the reader. The Small Shoot is based around a popular series of articles which appeared in The Shooting Times. It is a wry look at the two seasons the author spent setting up and running a shoot on the border between England and Scotland. This informal rough shoot somehow developed into a full blown syndicate shoot. On the one level the book looks at the practical approach to running a shoot and alongside this is the story of very real problems, frustrations, setbacks and triumphs. The tragedy of the foot and mouth outbreak, the contrast between the present and the great days of the Estate a century ago, the characters who added so much to the pleasure, and sometimes the pain, of shoot days and the inevitable tensions that develop in every syndicate are all covered; sometimes seriously, sometimes humorously but always with deep insight into the countryside, country sports and a way of life that may not survive very much longer. This is an evocative account of running a shoot which will not only entertain the reader but which contains much valuable information.

Sport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationAir sports & recreationsSport & HobbiesSports & outdoor recreationField sports: archery, fishing, hunting, shootingHunting or shooting animals & game Publisher: Quiller Publishing Ltd Publication Date: 01/10/2003 ISBN-13: 9781904057239  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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David Hudson has been shooting for nearly half a century. He lives in the Scottish Borders with his wife, Georgina, and a collection of pointers and setters plus a Labrador and a cocker spaniel, two cats and several geese - he knows exactly where he belongs in the pecking order. The Small Shoot is his sixth countrysports book.

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