Pigeon shooting: Who knows what the future might bring for decoying? Peter Theobald has his best guess!
Pigeon shooting: Late drilling means Pete has a bonanza day on rape – and he reckons the crop, for once, will produce birds right through winter.
There are more effective ways to make your patterns stand out, says pigeon expert
In theory you can't use too many, but beware that birds will turn wide if there isn't enough room to land safely
A badly positioned floater will turn more birds away than it attracts
Pigeons do not feed in a pattern, but they tend to feed closer together in winter than they do at other times of the year
Pigeon shooting: Decoying over laid cereals: In the blink of an eye we’ve gone from looking forward to the spring drillings to being on the brink of pigeons turning their…
Pigeon shooting: Can you recommend a commercially available seat that’s suitable for pigeon decoying? I’ve tried various tins and drums but found them awkward to carry and uncomfortable.
I've started pigeon shooting on my dad’s farm and love every minute of it. My shooting's getting better but I have yet to manage a double, is there a secret…
Pigeon shooting: Is it necessary to buy different colours of camo netting to suit seasonal changes to background vegetation? Can I get away with just one?
Pigeon shooting: Is it worth going to the trouble of sticking real pigeon wings to plastic decoys. Does it make them more effective?
Pigeon shooting: What’s the best way of decoying pigeons coming to small bare patches in standing rape – do I use a rotary machine and, if so, should I place…
Chapuis shotguns: I have recently acquired a Chapuis shotgun, an over-under 12-bore with sideplates. However, I am experiencing difficulty finding any information about the model, the year of manufacture and…
Which rifle is best? I am considering purchasing either a CZ 455 16in barrel rifle, an Anschutz 18in barrel rifle or a Sako Quad, but I would appreciate some guidance.…
I wonder if you could tell me anything about a gun that I have had hanging over my fireplace for more than 40 years. It is by Bayfield and Needham…
Pheasant shooting: How old should our pheasants be before we shoot them? We are trying to count in reverse to confirm a buying date.
My whirly machine is broken and I’ve noticed my bags have dropped quite considerably recently.
I've had my eyes and gun fit checked and nothing has changed in that department, so what do you think might be wrong with my shooting?
Paratrooper air rifles: I recently purchased a repeating air rifle for my nine-year-old son to use. It was labelled in the shop as a ‘Paratrooper’.
The RSPB constantly tells us that hen harriers are facing extinction, but are they really so endangered? I see them regularly when wildfowling in north Norfolk.