- Published: Wednesday, 29 June 2016 19:08
- Written by Jonny Ellsmore
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It's the height of summer and the early morning shoots begin in earnest. I arrive at the farmyard for 3am. The first task of the day is to set up the pop-up hide and make sure I am set up for the first action as daylight breaks, it is a simple task to position the hide, place the kit inside which includes a comfy chair, the rifle and a shooting rucksack with spares, shooting sticks, food and a drink once settled in I await the day's events. Today's hunt was going to be focused on a sitty tree that all manner of quarry frequent, a farmyard is a magnet for avian species with the spilt feed that is a welcome bounty to all manner of pests. I take up my position and notice the familiar blue of the sky starting to break up the dark formation in the heavens.