Well DSC1 completed and passed, I have the certificate, I have the badge....now all I need is the deer.
Well I went out last weekend with Barry again. He hasn't had many people out on the land recently so we had high hopes for seeing a few deer and with the season being right, we could shoot what came out, unlike my last attempt at the same spot, where with light fading it was very difficult to determine the sex of the one deer who did come into range...
With hopes high
Well, here's the latest installment in my DSC1 sponsorship journey. After the excitement last year of being given one of the SD's brilliant sponsored DSC1 course places, I suffered the disappointment of two cancellations, both due to undersubscription at my chosen venue.
I've been waiting since my second cancellation for BASC to update the website with some courses, fearing at one point that a trip to Scotland might be the only way (not that I don't like Scotland, but it's
i would just like to thank glyn of here for the free dog box it fitted my car perfect and my two springers fit great thanks again glyn much appreciated
I must first off start by apologising, I should have posted more blogs by now...from here on in I'll try to be more regular!!
Well, a lot has happened in a few months. I have become a father for the first time, a gorgeous baby daughter, we have named her Flora - this has put paid to most of my shooting opportunities but still she is worth it (and it won't be forever)
I mainly thought I should post as I have finally completed my DSC1 results pending.
Persistence will pay off, just not today
Just thought I'd share some more of my newbie learning curve for anyone who fancies a read.
Yesterday I headed down to ELMER FUDD's patch near Monmouth. Barry (Elmer) has been really good to me, determined to get me a deer after my first and second stalks with him didn't produce. This was a special day also, as my dog Poppy was coming out with me for the first time stalking.
The omens weren't good to start with. Meeting