Shooting Times Pigeon Shooting
Major Archie Coats, legendary name in the world of pigeon shooting wrote the classic book on this subject in 1963 and he now presents this accumulated wisdom updated for modern methods and the modern shooter in an instructional video covering every aspect of the sport. He is joined by John Batley, another profeessional pigeon shooter and author.
these two remarkable shooters came to this testing sport from quite different directions and currently shoot over land in Hampshire and Herefordshire but they agree that their chosen quarry offers the greatest shooting of all. As pigeon shooting gains in popularity Archie Coats and John Batley discuss and share essential information, advice and encouragement valuable to both expert and novice alike. They never forget that the pigeon is a wild bird and strongly emphasise the merits of reconaissance, to know your own ground and to know what the bird is eating at any time of the year.
The challenging question of decoy patterns is both investigated and demonstrated. Choice of kit and siting and building a hide are dealt with, and practical detail on choice of gun and cartridge size - all in the knowledge that most shooters have limited time and resources for their sport, are designed to lead towards more successful days shooting pigeons.