On this programme Michael Pinker and Barry Wilcox, who have many years of shooting experience between them, explain everything that the shooter needs to know before venturing into the shooting field, either as a novice or as an experienced shot.
Topics covered include the choice of gun, whether side by side or over and under, calibre of gun and the importance of the correct fitting of the gun. The choice of cartridges is also mentioned.
Saftey is covered in some detail with advice on opening and closing a loaded gun and the dangers of mixing cartridges of different sizes.
Etiquette on a shoot day is all important and Michael Pinker and Barry Wilcox explain in some detail how to behave upon arrival on a shoot, including the shoot rules and regulations, the draw for peg numbers, good manners in relation to travelling in shoot vehicles, the subject of dogs behaviour and thanking the beaters and the keeper at the end of the day.
- The Etiquette of Game Shooting
- Novice or experienced shot
- Choice of Gun
- Safety in the field