Probably the most traditional of all sports, game shooting has evolved to suit the times. It has an enduring popularity among those who remember the old ways and also appeals to those who have shaped a fresh approach to the sport, in keeping with modern methods of farming and land management. Topics include: - Advice on the choice of gun cartridge - The fundamental techniques of shooting - Survey of the different species of game from pheasant and partridge to pigeon to plover - Safety in the field - Tips on clothing and shooting accessories
Mike Barnes is a highly respected and experienced shooting journalist. He established and edited Sporting Gun and went on to found The Shooting Gazette, which under his editorship became Britain's leading game-shooting magazine. A very keen game shot, he has used his own experiences and the knowledge of others in writing this book.