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About bobajob

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  1. Yip I did .. I am currently waiting on bill headed permission letter .
  2. I personally would feed it for a while but not shoot it keep a good eye on it with a trail camera . After a few start feeding on it they will gradually appear in numbers . Stick a few decoys in it will help aswell..
  3. Hi I have got my eyes on a local spot not far from a river. It is a bit of swamp marsh land and a good small splash puddle that holds loads of ducks I have started to feed it and the numbers look good .. I have been asking round about farms locals etc to see about rent/ or lease . None them own it and it belongs to a big house builder ..the land will never be build on due to flood danger etc . But I have finally got a email address tothe person I need to contact about the land... the swamp / splash area I was inquiring about is approximately 0.5/ 0.75 acre . Has anyone any pointers on
  4. In all honesty iv never had any problems at all when out shooting having to notify police etc... But I did call the plod to see about travelling under these restrictions as I was called out to a farm whom had just drilled a few fields and was having problems with pests.. I was going to be travelling around 30 miles I explained the situation. But really got a mouthful about not notifying them when I was planning shooting at all other times ... in my opinion they are just desk operators who answer phones . And she was a fecking anti .. needless to say she couldn't give me an ans
  5. Hi guys looking g for a bit of advice on what is best and what ideas have you guys got to put on /round pens to keep birds of prey at a distance from the pens .. they are quite covered but one side of a pen is fairly open. .I have hung CDs on string across the front .. it did help a bit . But still open for more ideas and suggestions.
  6. How many people actually notify police before shooting pigeons etc..?
  7. Hi all thinking of starting up.a small family shoot .. but being near to me is a massive forestry and a syndicate shoot ... what ideas could I use to keep birds on my land and not to wander ..
  8. Hi I do some post controlled duties on a large shooting estate .. I have a letter from the owner giving me permission to go and carry out duties for fox control due to this time of year when lambing is taking place . The distance I would be travelling is 40 + miles to my destination . I have asked local police on (26-3-20) where I stand if I got stopped and I'm still awaiting an answer . . Any body an ideas of where I would stand if stopped.
  9. They are out there . Its knowing the [BANNED TEXT] people don't dive in and get anything .. but good luck
  10. When I was in process of my sgc I went to the doctor with the form and it cost me £100 for it to be signed and emailed back to the firearms department .. there was no mention of any medical history when I got my visit...
  11. The landowners asking me to control the foxes as lambing is just round the corner. yes hes giving me the go ahead for deer aswell . I'm based north of glasgow
  12. Hi I'm currently a holder of sgc (3 years). and I'm thinking of applying for my fac .. I have alot of permission for shooting crows,pigeons ducks phesants etc . I help out quite often on a shooting estate . Do you think I will have any problems applying for a fac.. I'm looking to have a 243. For Fox . Roe Deer ...and a smaller one for rabbits and stuff..
  13. Surely if allowing permission. It would not be a problem.. but reading up on it there is different rules for different rules for n.ireland..
  14. Out of curiosity is it legal to shoot pigeons on a Sunday???
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