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Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by lisa starkey, Jun 18, 2019.

  1. lisa starkey

    lisa starkey Newbie

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    Hi I’m lisa, thanks for accepting me onto the forum. I will try not to babble on too much . Over the last year I have made my son who is eight a member of our local air gun club which he enjoyed but has started to get a bit bored there, he is itching to get out and go rabbiting. I was wondering if there are any places I could take him, if anyone could point me in the right direction this would be great? We live in greater Manchester near to moorland and I have thought about going up there with him, do I need permission for this? We have also had practice on rats in our back garden, but we feel like we need to go out properly. Any advice would be brill. Thanks
     
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    welcome yes you need permission to go private land.without it you could be facing a armed trespass charge
     
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    Welcome Lisa, as mentioned you need written permission, from any land owner to shoot on their land. Also your son needs to be capable of placing a pellet constantly within a five pence piece, out to 30 yards to humanely dispatch a rabbit without causing it any suffering. You may be better to ask at the local club you attend if there is anyone willing to enable you and your son to tag along to show you properly. :thumb:
     
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    Hi Lisa (and son) welcome to the forum !

    It is also a necessity really to have legal cover if you/your son plan to get permission on some land. BASC are seen as the ‘gold standard’. They have different levels of membership.
    https://basc.org.uk/join-basc/
     
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    Welcome Lisa. As @thumbhole suggested joining a good club will give you the benefit of the other members' experience and knowledge as there's so much more to it than you might expect.
     
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    Wow thank you all for the warm welcome , he has a family member who would be willing to take him out on a shoot but that is when season starts, I think about September if I remember rightly. I was just eager to go rabbiting now! Not too sure who wants to go the most (me or my son) I will look into the insurance for sure. Thanks again for the welcome.
     
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    A very warm :welcome: to our fine forum Lisa, it’s good to have you join us ….….… :thumb:
     
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