Will Garfit

A visit to Will Garfit’s award-winning shoot

I’ve heard a great deal about Will Garfit’s 1988 Laurent Perrier Award winning 70 acre shoot, and last January I managed to finally see what all the fuss was about.  Known by its proper name, “The Hauxton Pits Shoot” or affectionately – “The Pits” –  was founded in 1972 when Will accidentally bought a redundant gravel pit at…

Southdown Shooting Ground

Southdown Shooting Ground

Southdown Shooting Ground Southdown Yarnscombe Barnstaple DEVON EX31 3LZ Secretary Stephen Moore Phone 01271 858791 Disciplines DTL, ESP, STR

Ashley Clay Shoot

Ashley Clay Shoot

Ashley Clay Shoot Middle Hill Ashley Tiverton DEVON EX16 5PD Secretary Andrew Harris Phone 01884 243476 Disciplines ESP

St Mary’s C.P.S.C.

St Mary’s C.P.S.C.

St Marys C.P.S.C. Clapper Rocks (Summer) Giants Castle (Winter) ST. MARY’S ISLES OF SCILLY CORNWALL Secretary  Mr R Banfield Phone 01720 422731

North Cornwall Shooting Ground

North Cornwall Shooting Ground

North Cornwall Shooting Ground Maxworthy Cross, Half Way Between N Peth- North Petherwin & Week St Mary North Petherwin CORNWALL Secretary  Andrew Vanstone Phone 01409 211458 Disciplines DTL, ABT, UTR

Landare Farm Clay Shoot

Landare Farm Clay Shoot

Landare Farm Clay Shoot Landare Farm Duloe LISKEARD CORNWALL PL14 4QD Secretary David Mitchell Phone 01503 220567 Disciplines ESK, ESP, STR, ABT, OSK, FSP

High View Clay Shoot

High View Clay Shoot

High View Clay Shoot  Beardon Barton Boyton LAUNCESTON CORNWALL PL15 8NR Secretary: Donna Gregory Phone 01566 785433 Disciplines ESP, FSP

County Gun Club

County Gun Club

County Gun Club Lower Lake On B3254 Upton Cross, Liskeard CORNWALL PL14 5BQ Secretary: Bill Moussalli Phone 01579 363301 Disciplines DTL, ESK, ESP, STR, ABT, A/R, OSK

A lesson shooting overhead clays from behind

  The target The target that Geoff had chosen to look at was an overhead clay from behind – the reversal of an incomer. This target is not only a challenge for the clay shooter, but can also offer a simulation of a woodpigeon hurting over a tall hedge or trees from behind a hide. Geoff…

game shooting at sunset

How to shoot more driven birds

At this time during the season, I tend to lose count of the number of times I hear Guns saying, “I got off to a really good start with my shooting, but now the wheels have fallen off …”. There are a few factors that cause this. Birds are now strong on the wing, the weather conditions…