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Field Sports In Scotland Pt.3

After our detour to the home of golf arrived at Andy's place where LongSword who had been shooting pigeons over wheat and had a stack waiting to be cooked up. He's been plucking them outside and claimed that the blizzard of feathers...

The Two Loudest Sounds A Rifle Can Make?

CLICK when you were expecting BANGandBANG when you were expecting CLICKFrom: The wit and wisdom of The Bambi BasherMore soonSBWGet a feed to here the latest SBW nonsense as soon as it's posted

Blood Thirsty Killer On The Bus

True Story: The rucksack is both big and full, it's Saturday evening and the bus is full too.On a London bus there's a luggage space as you get on, I've wrestled the pack up on to it but there's no way I'm leaving it perched there t...

Deer Hunting In The UK Pt5

Continued from Part 3 and Part 4Meanwhile back where we started: High Seat - Day Two:My reverie is broken by TBB's 'pssst' and I go through the High Seat Drill - open the bolt, push the top round (bullet) back down into the magazine, close the bolt ove...

Deer Hunting In The UK Pt4

Armed rambling: in Jinx Wood  Day One: After our trip to the range we head to Chez Bambi Basher. The Tea Lady AKA Mrs Bambi Basher is just giving me a guided tour of forthcoming plumbing works when TBB interrupts "you'll have plenty of time for that later - we're going stalking" SBW: "275 Rigby - In

Deer Hunting In The UK Pt3

Day Two: I'm sitting in a high seat, it's dawn and cool, but above freezing. I'm waiting for a deer, not just any deer but a Fallow; Briton's only deer with palmated antlers. But that's not where the story begins...I know a couple of other ou...

Pig Hunting In The UK – East Sussex

I found this tale by John Carver at the most entertaining www.sabotagetimes.com...The reason we were meeting was to shoot some wild boar.There are more wild boar where I live (in East Sussex) than anywhere else in England. Thousands of the bu...

In The Woods Pt3 – Stalking Squirrels

The day was still warm, but in the wood the canopy keeps the world in shadow. The constant changeable breeze rattled the coppice and the whooshing of the trees hid the elephantine sound of our footsteps. A footpath runs along one boundary of the wood a...

In The Woods Pt1 Escape Velocity

'First thing you learn is you always gotta wait' Lou ReedI was to be snaring Rabbits with another blogger over the weekend. But as is so often the lot of the self employed, one thing leads to another, a client sets a meeting back and a&n...