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Where to shoot ?

Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by Binksy1972, Dec 8, 2008.

  1. Binksy1972

    Binksy1972 Newbie

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    Hi - Returning to air gunning after a 15 year break. The most asked question I'm sure - How is the best way to get access to land to shoot on ?
    I live in Poole and would like to get back to Rabbit & Pigeon shooting.

    Any ideas / names or contacts would be appreciated.
     
  2. Comp

    Comp Engaging Member

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    Hiya!! and Welcome!!! hope you enjoy the forum!!!
    Now the bad news,... shooting permission generally involves a LOT of walking, door knocking, and talking!!! you will get a lot of 'knock-backs',.... if you cant hack that,... try target shooting, there will be a club local to you,......and somebody there may just put you/take you to some good quarry shooting also,...
    ATB anyway, Fred
     
  3. andyhawkx3

    andyhawkx3 Major Poster

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    As Comp, has said, "shooting permission generally involves a LOT of walking, door knocking, and talking!!! you will get a lot of 'knock-backs'"........But if the land owner, Say's no, Always be plight, has he maybe testing your attitude (bare in mind you will be shooting on his/her property/back garden, and they don't know whom you are)... Go dressed smartly not ready to shoot, have your insurance documents with you...leave him/her you phone number in-case they change there minds.
     
  4. steve410

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    Hello and welcome......Try joining the young farmers club :D Only joking,good luck :up:
     

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