Long Netting from Peg to Peg

Long Netting from Peg to Peg

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An invaluable step-by-step guide for the beginner to the experienced netsman on how to control rabbits.


An invaluable step-by-step guide for the beginner through to the experienced netsman on how to control rabbits. Rabbits can do immense damage and their successful control is of vital importance to farmers, gardeners and landowners. This step-by-step guide to the art of long netting looks at one of the most humane, successful and traditional methods of rabbit control. With over 130 detailed black and white photographss and based on the author's 25 years of practical experience, you are taken through the various stages to becoming a competent netsman. Rabbit has been shown to be an organic meat source and advice is given on preparation for the table. This book will be invaluable to both the hobby sportsman as well as those involved in gamekeeping or pest control as a livelihood.


Martin King as lived and worked within the Suffolk countryside since leaving school. He is a keen sportsman following working lurchers, shooting, ferreting and coarse fishing. He turned his love of fieldsports into a successful pest control business some years ago. Net making grew into a part of the business and he now supplies many countrymen and pest controlllers with bespoke hand-made nets of many styles. He has written numerous articles for local and national publications on sporting and country observations.

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Sub Heading No
ISBN 9781846890581
Author Martin King
Binding Paperback
Extent 144 pages, 218 x 150mm
Illustrations 130 black and white photographs
Ebook No

'....packed with everything from description of the equipment used the history of long-netting and care of the catch, right through to the preparation of rabbits for the table. This is a comprehensive book a fascinating subject one that deserves wider attention.' Shooting Times

'Martin captures the true essence of this still practiced and very effective art and goes on to explain everything that any would-be long netter needs to know, everything from the laws to making your own nets to preparing the bunny for the table. I'd recommend this book to all countrymen, it's a must have for any library.' BASC Shooting & Conservation

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