With wide appeal to anyone involved in shooting, this fascinating, fun and informative book covers the reality and myths connected to shooting and the shooting day. Brilliantly illustrated throughout by famed cartoonist Bryn Parry, this book is perfect for all country sports enthusiasts and reveals the superstitions of game Shots, extraordinary experiences in the field and exposes both the fallacies and truths behind many commonly-held beliefs. What is a Hunter's Moon? How to beat the midges. The truth about the McNab and haunted shooting lodges, extraordinary superstitions and much more to amuse, delight and intrigue, all accompanied by Bryn's beautifully crafted cartoons.
Jeremy Hobson was, for over 30 years, employed as a gamekeeper and, for the last decade, as shoot captain on a prestigious West Sussex estate. Throughout that time, Jeremy's articles have appeared in most of the sporting magazines. This is his fourth book for Quiller; the others including Sporting Lodges (978-1-84689-168-7); and The Imperfect Shot (978-1-84689-208-0).Bryn Parry co-founded Help for Heroes. After stepping down as CEO, he continues to be an ambassador for the charity as well as illustrating Shot in the Foot. His cartoons have been in many sporting magazines and his previous Quiller titles include 101 Shooting Excuses (978-1-904057-74-1) and Shooting Types The Second Barrel (978-1-84689-113-7).