Wildfowling is perhaps the purest form of hunting practiced in the UK. The pursuit of truly wild quarry in remote and beautiful places has a magical attraction, but the mystique that surrounds it can also discourage the newcomer. Here, BASC provides a straightforward, practical guide to this challenging sport.
- how to find shooting
- the choice of gun
- the law
- necessary equipment
- where, when and how to shoot
- how to ensure your safety on the marsh and foreshore.
Wherever you live in the UK, there is almost certainly a BASC affiliated club within reach, making wildfowling one of the most accessible and affordable kinds of shooting. This book equips aspiring wildfowlers to take their first steps towards enjoying this unique sport.
Reviews for Wildfowling
Pitched at enthusiastic novices, this hardback book demystifies the aura surrounding romantic ideals of the solitary fowler wading under moonlight in silver creeks. If you want to get at the basics, the history of the sport and its fundamental techniques, read this book.
Wildfowling offers a comprehensive view of the sport and much excellent advice for those looking to make it to the foreshore for the first time.
Perfect for anyone taking up wildfowling, it’s a book which can easily be referred to as they develop their knowledge of, and confidence in, what can be a daunting sport.
Designed to guide beginners through the quagmire of questions they need to have addressed before embarking on a wildfowling expedition. All the essentials are covered, from the type of clothing and safety kit needed to how to access the marshes and the theory behind timing tides.