By Peter Theobald
Friday, 31 August 2012
A couple of books on pigeon shooting say it’s possible to get a good bag of woodies in hot weather when they visit water troughs or streams for a drink.
I live on some chalk uplands and often see birds dropping in on dew ponds around and about. Is it best to flight them, or decoy them at the watering hole?
I have identified watering locations, maybe twice in a career of 45 years, where I could have perhaps taken a bag of 30-40 birds.
I have not taken advantage on either occasion, for two reasons:
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