ON YOUR SHOOT. A Practical Guide to Running Your Own Shoot
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On Your Shoot
Liam Bell has experienced all the challenges of setting up and running a shoot, from creating the perfect environment, rearing game birds and controlling predators to managing a successful shoot day. Written in a friendly, informative style, On Your Shoot walks you through the tasks required to maintain a shoot of your own, providing practical tips, cost saving ideas and a guide to common pitfalls. A useful addition to every shooting man's library and an invaluable reference tool for gamekeepers, gamekeeping students, members of shooting syndicates and anyone with an interest in running and managing a shoot.
Stock selection | Catching up | Predator control | Loading
Woodland management | Planning new drives | Game crops
Egg production | Incubation | Releasing ex-layers | Small-scale-rearing | Release pens
Partridges | Theft and poaching | Holding game | Getting ready | Running a shoot day
Winter losses | Duck | Wetland creation | Work parties | Tax and casual work
Liam Bell is the head gamekeeper at Millichope Park in Shropshire, a traditional family owned and run estate with a renowned high bird shoot. He is a regional chairman of the National Gamekeepers’ Organisation and is a judge for the shooting industry awards. He currently writes the popular ‘On your Shoot’ column in the Shooting Times and sits as one of their panel of experts on the ‘Sporting Answers’ page.
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