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Newsletter of 16 March 2017

Important NEW info regarding Limpopo Hunting licence issuing...Please read this notice with regard to the changes implemented by the Limpopo Nature Conservation Department relating to the issuing of Limpopo Bird Hunting Licences -


1. SA Wingshooters will still be able to apply on your behalf directly with the Limpopo Provincial office before the 1st of April 2017, however,

2. All Applicants will be required to Sign a copy of the original license as received from the Limpopo Provincial office (which will be sent to you via email/fax from SA Wingshooters)

3. Signed permit copies must be submitted to SA Wingshooters before we can request and collect the original copies on your behalf from the Limpopo Provincial office.

4. All signing of permit copies must be finalised within five (5) working days upon the receipt of the original permit. Therefore, please reply immediately on any notification that you receive form us relating to your Limpopo license order for 2017!

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Please note the office will be closed this coming Monday & Tuesday (20 & 21 March)

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Buy HuntEx Tickets for the VIP day (Thursday 27 April) here: www.huntex.net/beginhere

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Rock Pigeon and Dove venues now on…


Goedehoop Shoot, near Parys, Free State

Every day of the week, except Sundays. The birds are flying, but not in huge flocks. Sunflower FieldsClose to the Kroonvaal 1-stop Engen garage.PLEASE NOTE - VERY IMPORTANT: The farmer requires that you bring 2 printed copies of the hunt permission. You must sign one, and give it to him, as well as keep one on your person.The shoot will run every day (except on Sundays), until flights stop. Book now. Booking is essential as the shoot will be limited to the first 20 guns that book (per day), please email Anel at the office to book for the shoot and to get the Map & Hunt Permission for the venue: anel@wingshooters.co.za

Shoot cost is R100 per gun. Members only. The shoot is open to all paid-up members (remember to bring your membership card – it's a must, otherwise the farmer's permission form is invalid ). Attendance by prior booking only.YOU HAVE TO CALL THE FARMER ON ARRIVAL. NUMBER IS ON THE HUNT PERMISSION (which you will get once you booked).No Hunting licence required for Pigeons/Doves in the Free State Province. No other species of birds may be hunted. The normal rules and ethical codes apply to all shoots (See at the bottom of this newsletter). BAG LIMIT is 50 Birds per day. Pick up all spent shells and trash.


Rooikoppies, Next to Standerton, Mpumalanga

Every day of the week, except Sundays. FREE Shoot.The shoot at Rooikoppies will run every day (except on Sundays), until flights stop. Book now. Booking is essential as the shoot will be limited to the first 20 guns that book (per day), please email Anel at the office to book for the shoot and to get the Map & Hunt Permission for the venue: anel@wingshooters.co.zaThe shoot is open to all paid-up members ONLY (remember to bring your membership card – it's a must, otherwise the farmer's permission form is invalid ). Attendance by prior booking only.

The shoot is FREE. Please book NOW and assist the farmer. YOU HAVE TO CALL or SMS THE FARMER ON ARRIVAL AND TELL HIM YOU ARE THERE. NUMBER IS ON THE HUNT PERMISSION (which you will get once you booked).

Mpumalanga Bird Hunting licence required for Pigeons & Doves. No other species of birds may be hunted. Please check your Mpumalanaga licence as it might still be valid from last year, for Pigeons/Doves only, until 30 April. The normal rules and ethical codes apply to all shoots (See at the bottom of this newsletter). BAG LIMIT is 30 Birds per day. Pick up all spent shells and trash.


Erdzak, Next to Standerton, Mpumalanga

Official shoot, every day of the week, except Sundays. FREE ShootEvery day of the week, except SundaysThe shoot at Erdzak will run every day (except on Sundays), until flights stop. Book now. Booking is essential as the shoot will be limited to the first 20 guns that book (per day), please email Anel at the office to book for the shoot and to get the Map & Hunt Permission for the venue: anel@wingshooters.co.za

The shoot is open to all paid-up members ONLY (remember to bring your membership card – it's a must, otherwise the farmer's permission form is invalid ). Attendance by prior booking only.The shoot is FREE. Please book NOW and assist the farmer. YOU HAVE TO CALL or SMS THE FARMER ON ARRIVAL AND TELL HIM YOU ARE THERE. NUMBER IS ON THE HUNT PERMISSION (which you will get once you booked).

Mpumalanga Bird Hunting licence required for Pigeons & Doves. No other species of birds may be hunted. Please check your Mpumalanaga licence as it might still be valid from last year, for Pigeons/Doves only, until 30 April. The normal rules and ethical codes apply to all shoots (See at the bottom of this newsletter). BAG LIMIT is 30 Birds per day. Pick up all spent shells and trash.


Middelburg - Mpumalanga Available daily

Weekdays and weekend shoots now open. Pigeons & Doves on feed lot flight lines. Accommodation available at extra charge (please ask when booking). Guided shoot at R300 per gun and includes a light lunch and cold drink. Can accommodate 20 guns easily.Email the office for booking info: anel@wingshooters.co.za

Available every day, except Sundays.Mpumalanga Bird Hunting licence required for Pigeons & Doves. No other species of birds may be hunted. Please check your Mpumalanaga licence as it might still be valid from last year, for Pigeons/Doves only, until 30 April. The normal rules and ethical codes apply to all shoots (See at the bottom of this newsletter). BAG LIMIT is 30 Birds per day. Pick up all spent shells and trash.


Sasolburg pigeons, Sasolburg, Free State

All week and weekendsVERY GOOD FLIGHTS AT THE MOMENT!Rock Pigeon shooting. From now until flights stop. Day shoots inclusive of a braai lunch. Saturdays and weekdays. Groups of 4 or more. Good shooting at feed lots also available. Call Jan de Man: 082 784 2350. jan@jandemantours.co.z

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Dealer Specials

Stock up for the 2017 Bird Season

Decoys: Pigeon (R98.00) Duck (R100) Goose (R225), Pop-Up Bird Hides, Gun Cases and Gun Slips, PU Wellie Boots, Cartridge Bags and Belts, Cleaning Kits and Cleaning Material, Hull Shotgun Ammo still at Special price (please enquire).

Call Athol Murray or Neil Harmse of Sixes & Sevens Gun Dealers on: 011-704 6708.

Or check out their website: www.sixesandsevens.co.za

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Shotguns for sale:

1. George Gibbs 12B Damascus shotgun. It is in excellent condition and the barrels have been checked and are perfect and can handle 2 ½” shells 21gr, 24gr and 28gr loads. Mark Crudgington of Gibbs estimates it was made 1885 – 1888.

Please contact Neil Harmse: 072 311 1284


2. One Browning GTS and one Browning 425 for sale at R 20,000-00 each and I also have a Krieghoff K-80 sporting adjustable stock in new condition R 110,000-00.

Please contact Loris International: 012-6651055 or mobile: 082 775 0243

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New SA Wingshooters caps –

  

New, quality 6-panel 100% cotton SA Wingshooters caps now available from the office. Five colours to choose from, for hunting and casual wear. Wings logo on front and “SA Wingshooters” text above right ear.

Available colours: Blaze orange, Olive drab, Burgundy, Camel and Chocolate brown.

R200 per cap if collected at the office, or when you arrange own collection.

R250 per cap - postage and box packaging included (posted via Post Office Parcel mail tracking).

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FAUSTI Shotguns less 10% –

for SA Wingshooters members ONLY!


Sixes & Sevens Gun Shop – FAUSTI SHOTGUNS & HULL AMMUNITION

Just to let the members know that this year the ‘Sixes and Sevens’ shop will be open until mid day on the 23rd December. For those who are looking for Gifts to spoil the shooter in their life, or to spend their hard earned bonus on a new gun, we will be available and only too glad to assist.


Call Athol Murray or Neil Harmse at Sixes & Sevens: 011-704 6708.


 

















Disclaimer and legal notice: The SA Wingshooters Association shall not be liable for any loss due to advertisements published in the Wingshooters magazine, our e-Newsletters, newsletters or regular e-mails. The advertisements represent the products of the advertisers only and The Association does not accept liability for the accuracy of the information or advice contained in the advertisements or for any loss arising from the use of the products advertised. By placing the advertisement The Association does not in any way endorse the product or content of the advertisement. Canine Disclaimer : Please note that neither the SA Wingshooters Association or any of its employees guarantee the originality, breeding, ability or any other claims made by the seller of any dogs advertised through SA Wingshooters. Potential buyers do so on their own liability and risk. SA Wingshooters' strongly suggest that you verify the background of the puppies/dogs with the relevant Field Trial Club. Please note that all members who partake in association activities must do so in accordance of the nature conservation laws and regulations of the province/s of South Africa. Members may not "high-jack” or acquire their own rights to our venues, or farms advertised through SA Wingshooters. This constitutes unsportsmanlike behaviour and such member/s’ will be expelled from the SA Wingshooters Association.

Important Notice and Agreement: As a member you herewith accept and confirm that The SA Wingshooters Association, the organiser/s of the event or the landowner/s where the event is taking place or their employees or officials or members or associates, shall not be liable, jointly or severally, for any damage and/or claim as a result of any casualty, accident and/or incident at / or during my presence at / or participation in / or involvement in any way with firing or the handling of arms or ammunition at any events held, organised, advertised and or announced by the above mentioned organisations or in which they were or are involved in any way, directly or indirectly.  You further understand and confirm that you, your executor(s), legal representatives, employers and/or next of kin are bound by the above paragraph and shall have no legal claim against the above mentioned organisations, or their employees or associates or members or officials, collectively or individually, arising from any casualty, injury, or liability, whether inadvertent or through negligence or any other action or failure to act.  You further confirm that you will at all times follow the instructions of the land owner, organiser or venue captain. You agree that you will be prohibited from taking any further part of the event in the case of any contravention of any safety codes or rules.  You further commit that you will at all times adhere to the local regulations pertaining to the species and numbers of gamebirds that may be harvested, and you accept that it is the right of the landowner/organiser to place further restrictions on these and that you will immediately stop ant action on being requested to do so at any stage.


PIGEON, DOVE AND ALL OTHER VENUE RULES AND CODES:

 PLEASE NOTE:

1. Members must have their Wingshooters membership card with them.
2. All participants have to be in possession of a valid Bird licence (can be ordered from the office).
3. No helpers/assistants will be allowed on the premises during or after.
4. No littering - Please pick up all your shells, leaving them for later only results in litter! Please also take care not to do damage to the farmers crops. No open fires, or braais/BBQs (it's winter!).
5. Only fire in a safe direction and at an angle of 45 degrees into the blue sky. Do not take any low shots in a direction where there may be other people or livestock.
6. Pick up a bird immediately before going after another bird, this especially applies to birds that may fall some distance away.
7. No cleaning of birds on the property.

 


 

NEWS FLASH:


Any member purchasing a Fausti Shotgun or Rifle directly from Entramarc would be entitled to a 10% discount off the purchase price of any shotgun or rifle, on production of a valid SA Wingshooters membership card.


As always, we will keep all members informed via email on a regular basis of events, shoots and hunts available for members only. We've hosted more that 1000 shooting days during 2016 thus far, for members only!

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