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Wildfowling

 

Wildfowling is the British term for that branch of shooting that the Americans call "waterfowling" and it covers duck hunting and goose shooting. In traditional UK terms it is the pursuit of wild ducks and geese below high water mark but, nowadays, it sometimes also includes inland shooting, either on flight ponds or over decoys.

 

The richest source of information about Wildfowling in Britain is on the Wildfowling website which has full details of quarry species, shooting seasons and links to the main wildfowling clubs throughout the Britain.

 

You can get an even wider experience of fowling in the UK by reading the classic Fowler in the Wild, the full text of which is published on the Internet and by taking in some inspiring articles from Wildfowling Magazine.

 

Share your views and request information about wildfowling on the Duck and Goose Hunting Discussion Forum.

 

If you want to use a BASC registered goose guide you will find a current list in Wildfowling Magazine online.

 

For superb wildfowl paintings and prints, click on the "Sporting Prints" link to the right of this page and then go to the "Wildlife" section of the gallery. (or just click here for direct access)

 

....and if you are interested in wildfowling in Scotland, now is the time to join the East of Scotland Association for Wildfowling and Conservation.

 

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