Im­prove shoot­ing and shoot man­age­ment, with BASC and GWCT

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Im­prove both your shoot­ing and your shoot man­age­ment skills, and learn the lat­est best prac­tice in preda­tor con­trol, cover crops and gamebird re­leas­ing at Shoot­ing for the Fu­ture, a day course run jointly by BASC and the Game and Wildlife Con­ser­va­tion Trust (GWCT).

The course be­gins with pre­sen­ta­tions from BASC on im­prov­ing your shoot­ing, fol­lowed by a talk from the GWCT on gamebird man­age­ment to max­imise shoot pro­duc­tiv­ity and con­ser­va­tion ben­e­fits, and a guided tour of the GWCT show­case shoot, which gives the opportunity to wit­ness best prac­tice and to ask ques­tions.

The af­ter­noon fo­cuses on shoot­ing skills and cov­ers pat­tern­ing and range judg­ing with BASC-ac­cred­ited coaches; at­ten­dees can then have their tech­nique an­a­lysed us­ing BASC’s fa­mous shoot­ing sim­u­la­tor.

A sim­u­lated game drive at the Aller­ton Project, Lod­ding­ton, rounds the day off, with load­ers on hand to su­per­vise and pro­vide guid­ance and as­sis­tance.

There will be sev­eral Shoot­ing for the Fu­ture cour­ses run­ning through­out 2017, with the next course set for 24 May. Visit for more de­tails and to book your place.

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