Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
David Virtue is our host north of the border, and he has four guests and two days' pigeon shooting lined up to ensure a wealth of bird-blasting action for our cameras. With all the best kit at our disposal, and the crops scheduled to come off just in time for our arrival, we should be in for a treat if we get the hide in the right place -- and if the farmers don't spoil our plans by harvesting early!
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Geoff Garrod faces his biggest challenge yet: A veritable plague of pigeons that's descended on an oilseed crop. Grabbing his trusty Browning Maxus and Eley shells, he's not doing this by halves: he sets up the hide right in the middle of the field. This is his biggest chance yet to achieve a 100-plus bag.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
First, we're back with pigeon-shooting maestro Geoff Garrod, motoring down to Essex on the news there's a bumper bag to be had. Geoff is in action pruning a pigeon population that's plaguing a pea plantation -- and we get there just in time to capture all the action on camera. But as always, things don't go quite to plan...
Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Our cameras follow celebrity gamekeeper Geoff Garrod as he takes Eley Hawk's finest, Tomas Atienza, out after pigeons. Geoff is a seasoned pigeon shooter and has plenty of wisdom to share with Tomas. There are lessons to be learned from the initial set-up and decoying right through to taking the shot and picking up, but will the British weather make all Tomas' new found knowledge purely theoretical, or can they dodge the showers to rack up a sizable tally of pigeons?
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Pigeon shooting expert Will Garfit introduces the art of shooting over decoys. The woodpigeon is the UK's number one agricultural pest and causes millions of pounds of damage to agricultural crops every year.