Waterfowling is the most arduous and most romantic of all hunting sports, taking the dedicated fowler out on to windswept estuaries and frozen marshes long before dawn on wild winter mornings. With... More > only a faithful retriever for company, the lone wildfowler experiences a communion with nature that is well nigh impossible in any other setting. At the end of the flight he measures his success not by the size of his bag but by the closeness of his encounter with the wild geese and ducks.
In this beautifully written book, Eric Begbie captures the essence of the sport in a selection of personal wildfowling adventures spanning four decades. This publication is adapted from "Fowler in the Wild" by Eric Begbie and highlights the memories of a longshore gunner over almost five decades< Less
Eric Begbie has been an ardent waterfowler for over 40 years and has trained retrievers for most of that time. The training methods encapsulated in his famous Gundog Training Broadsheets have... More > received worldwide acclaim. In this book he combines the lessons from the Broadsheets, especially adapted for the duck and goose hunter, with a wealth of additional material and some evocative waterfowling tales. This "Special Edition" is in a larger format than the standard edition and has a superb selection of color photographs. The book is a "must" for every wildfowl hunter who is accompanied by a retriever on his trips to the marshes.< Less
A hardback version of Gundog Training Made Easy. This book is based on Eric Begbie's Gundog Training Broadsheets and provides an indispensable aid for every gundog trainer. Providing a sequence of... More > easy to follow, step by step lessons, it uses only humane methods of dog training.< Less
Understanding the nature of stress is the first step towards dealing with it. This little book uses the PMI psychometric test to help you understand your personal stress risks and begin the process... More > of stress management without convoluted psychological jargon. It is highly recommended both as a layman's introduction to the nature of stress and also as an insight into your own personal stress risks.< Less
A superb collection of waterfowling and wildfowling tales from a well known waterfowler. It covers duck hunting and goose shooting in Britain, America and Canada and deserves a place at every goose... More > and duck hunter's bedside. Second enlarged edition.< Less
Eric Begbie has been an ardent waterfowler for over 40 years and has trained retrievers for most of that period. His Gundog Training Broadsheets (also published by Lulu as "Gundog Training Made... More > Easy") received worldwide acclaim.
This new book updates the lessons from the Broadsheets, specially adapted for the duck and goose hunter, and combines them with a wealth of additional material, some highly evocative wildfowling tales and an excellent selection of photographs. A fabulous book for everyone who wants to train a retriever or other breed for use when duck and goose hunting.< Less
Hard copy version of this excellent book that contains step by step, easy to follow lessons for training the wildfowler's retriever. Based on Eric Begbie's Gundog Training Broadsheets,adapted for the... More > waterfowler, this book uses only humane training methods and also contains a selection of wildfowling tales. This book is a must for every wildfowler who uses a gundog when he goes hunting.< Less
Gundog Training Made Easy by Eric Begbie is a detailed set of step-by-step lessons based on his famous set of Gundog Training Broadsheets that have been used by many thousands of gundog and hunting... More > enthusiasts in all five continents. This superbly written book provides a wonderfully explicit training course for training any gun dog or hunting dog. It is ideal for retrievers or for spaniels and is equally valuable for pet dogs. In addition to the structured training course, graduated according to the age and stage of the puppy, there is a section of Frequently Asked Questions and a wealth of other information. Importantly, this book uses only positive humane methods of dog training and totally avoids aversive techniques. A must for every dog owner.< Less