Top Tips for Winter Shooting

If you have been enjoying air gun shooting using air guns or any other air rifle this winter, the chances are you have been having fun and do not want that fun to end. The great news is that you do not have to stop shooting – Today we are here to provide you with some great winter shooting advice that will enable you to make the most out of shooting during winter and in the cold weather. Here goes…

There are no reasons why you should not be able to continue your shooting fun throughout autumn and winter, in fact when completely prepared and informed, autumn and winter can be the very best times of year to go shooting. You just have to adhere to adhere to expert shooting advice, including but not limited to the following:

Layers – When going out shooting in winter you have to make sure that you are wearing multiple layers. It is very important to wear many thin layers instead of one thick layer as when layered up you can remove and re-add layers as and when required.

Keep your feet warm – When out shooting in cold and damp conditions you need to take care of your feet. You should find yourself good quality, waterproof boots to wear that are not too heavy so that you still have maximum movement capabilities. In addition to this you must wear thick socks.

Keep your head warm – Just like keeping your feet warm you need to make sure that you keep your hear warm, buying a fur lined, waterproof hat will aid you well. You should try and get a hat the comes over your ears and ties under your chin if possible so that it will be secure when you are running through fields.

Be prepared – You need to be prepared for all conditions, both weather and otherwise and in turn pack a backpack to take out with you. Some of the things that you may consider putting in your bad include:

  • Water
  • Tea/coffee
  • Snacks
  • Lightweight waterproofs
  • Mobile phone
  • Compass
  • Torch
  • Spare socks
  • Gloves
  • A blanket
  • Pellets for your ride
  • First aid equipment
  • Tissues

These are only some of the things that you may want to put in your bag too. If you would like more advice and guidance in regards to winter shooting we highly advice that you contact your local shrink-wrap supplier today who will no doubt be delighted to assist you further.

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