Master Hunter Shoot – 23 July 2017

104 archers set off to shoot our Master Hunter course of 35 x 3Ds and 1 large Face. We had rain for an hour or so in the middle of the day, which seemed heavy at times – but worse was to come! According to the feedback from our guests, the course was challenging but enjoyable – Thank you for your comments. With only a few groups left to finish the rain came again building up to a monsoon crescendo during the presentations, so it was cosy under our veranda and the gazebos but difficult to hear the results!

Thank you all for your company.

Many thanks to all of our Team – Course setting & Marshalling, Catering and Admin.

Alan White, Field Shoot Organiser

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South Wilts – The Bluebell Shoot – 30 April 2017

163 archers shot our 40 target course (mostly 3Ds) in better whether than expected. Despite a gloomy forecast, we had 1 hour of rain and the rest was dry and sunny at times.  The big bear was a long way! Hence a lot of 2nd & 3rd arrows were shot.  Based on your comments it was a challenging but enjoyable course – Thank you.

Congratulations to Richard Eddington on winning the John Lincoln Longbow Trophy and thanks to Martin Young for presenting the trophy.

Many thanks to David & the Field Team, Frank & Jill & the Catering Team and to Sue & Kirstie for helping me with Admin.

My apologies for a few admin hiccups, especially to the AFB Ladies and Bowhunter Gents.

Alan White, Field Shoot Organiser

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Sarum Triple Wand Shoot Results

The list of winners can be found here, and the full results can be found here.

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South Wilts – The Not Boxing Day Shoot – 27 December 2016

118 archers shot our 32 Target course, a mixture of 3Ds, Hessians & faces, including a few new breeds – a ‘Hox’ (see pic below), a ‘Fare’ and a couple of ‘cross bred’ Deer! We were fortunate again with good weather. Thank you all for your company, it sounds like you all enjoyed your day.

Many thanks to David & the Field Team, Jill & Frank & the Catering Team and to Sue for helping me with Admin.

Alan White, Field Shoot Organiser

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Autumn Open Shoot – 4 September 2016

129 archers shot our 40 Target 3D course in overcast, but warm and calm conditions. The non-scoring running deer in front of the big brown bear in the field did its job in conjunction with long and short grass. At least we had a backstop and short grass where many arrows landed! Thank you all for your company and the positive feedback.

Many thanks to David & the Field Team, Jill & Frank & the Catering Team and to Kirsty & Jo for helping me with Admin.

Alan White, Field Shoot Organiser

Full results are now published here

More photos of the day can be seen here

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24th July – Master Hunter Open Field Shoot

83 archers came to try our Master Hunter course of 37 x 3Ds and 3 large Faces. The weather was kind except for a heavy shower just before the results.  The alligator hadn’t moved since our last shoot but still caught out many archers, although the pond level had dropped and the foliage had grown somewhat!

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Despite being a new round to many, people seemed to enjoy the round despite the extra maths! For our part we learnt some lessons and hope to run it again in the future. Thank you all for your company.d2e6045a-5a50-450e-9125-ca21839fb0a0

Many thanks to David & the Field Team, Frank & Jill & the Catering Team and to Sue & Kirsty for helping me with Admin.

Alan White, Field Shoot Organiser

Full results are now published here

More photos of the day can be seen here

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1st May 2016 – Bluebell Open Shoot.

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165 archers shot our 40 x 3D course in fairly warm and sunny conditions. The alligator caught out many archers, so a lot of 2nd & 3rd arrows! The novel Target 21 needed some guidance from Marshalls. Shooting from a platform across a deep gully, each peg was allocated to one of 4 targets, but with normal scoring for each peg. We received good feedback on the course, Thank you.
Congratulations to Ben Knight on winning the John Lincoln Longbow Trophy and thanks to Martin Young for presenting the trophy.
Many thanks to David & the Field Team, Frank & Jill & the Catering Team and to Sue & Jo for helping me with Admin.

Alan White, Field Shoot Organiser

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More photos of the day can be found on our Facebook page here
Full Results are now online here

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