Please note: We have a new, updated site. This site is for reference only, our new site resides at www.wingshooters.org.za
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SA Wingshooters welcomes you! Hartlik welkom by SA Vlugskuts! Waidmannsheil!

 

URGENT NOTICE: OUR CONTACT DETAILS HAVE CHANGED!
Our new phone number: 011 781 3613. Fax: 086 211 5111. PO Box 1097, Pinegowrie, 21243. 49 Judy Road, Blairgowrie, Randburg.

This is the official home page of the Southern African Wingshooters Association -- the only national bird hunting and shooting association in South Africa with SAPS accreditation as a Hunting Association in terms of the Firearms Control Act. On this site, our members are provided with information about the new Firearms Control Act, how to apply for a firearm licence, how to get a gundog puppy, how to set about training it, who's who in wingshooting, how to become a 'Dedicated Hunter' and much more. Each quarter, the 'Wingshooter' glossy magazine features the most important fixtures on the bird hunting calendar and lists many exclusive shooting venues which have been secured for members only. Hot news and current events and more details of private shooting venues for members are reported on in the Wingshooter eZine, which is e-mailed to members.
Ons vra Afrikaanse lede om u geduld en verstandhouding dat hierdie webwerf in Engels is. Ons het lede op vier vastelande wat goeie vriende van ons plaaslike lede geword het en ons is besig om kantore in die VSA, Kanada en Australië te vestig, wat weer op hulle beurt met ons lede, wat daar wil gaan vlugskiet, kontak kan maak.

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Special deal for SA Wingshooter members!!!
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SOME TOPICS AND ISSUES!
>> West Coast NP: Our Latest Conservation Project! Click here
>> Pigeon Shooting -- Code of Conduct! Click here
>> VERY IMPORTANT: Maintenance of your Dedicated Hunter Status! click here
>> Tail docking in bird dogs, more info!
>> Legal opinion on tail docking, more info!
>> Epidemic of poisoning of wildlife with pesticides, more info!
>> EXCLUSIVE: Liability Insurance for Wingshooters, more info!


FIREARM LICENSING HELPLINE

What, where, when and how

Go to our web page "Firearm Licences" (see buttons above) for details of major new changes at the Central Firearms Registry announced on 2 November by the Minister of Police.
SA Wingshooters established a Helpline to assist our members with the relicensing of their firearms and the new licensing of firearms. See more details under the section Renewals click here, then contact our office for specific advice. Please also see our special advisory page click here on how to apply for a licence, what to do with firearms in a deceased estate, how to apply for handguns and more.

IT'S TIME TO ATTEND TO YOUR BIRD DOG

The outbreak of rabies in the greater Johanneburg area has put the spotlight on our loyal and trusty bird dogs. At the end of the shooting season, now is the time to pay special attention to your woofer.

>> Overview of rabies - click here
>> NEW: How to beat the disease that kills most dogs: Biliary! more info!
>> Learn more about the infectious disease: Kennel Cough. more info!
>> Is your dog losing weight? It could be Ehrlichiosis. more info!



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WINGSHOOTING HANDBOOK

This pocket-size (A5) book, with hints and tips from 21 experts, is a must have for wingshooters. It is packed with the know-how and experience of leading wingshooters scientists, field trial judges, gundog experts, veterinarians and others. The topics in this richly illustrated full colour book include:
    Shotguns Gun fit Gun care Gauges, shot sizes & ranges Shotshells and ballistics Shotgun marksmanship Shotgun safety Game bird identification How to hunt various gamebirds How to pick a puppy Training your gundog Gundog nutrition and health Shooting ethics and etiquette The Gun Control Act Shooting seasons & hunting licences Field trial clubs & associations Preparing gamebirds for the dinner table.

Price: SAR 229-00 incl VAT & local postage).
Add postage of US$ 5-00 for overseas mailing.
Exclusive price for members only: R180-00 (incl). Order here

The handy Shirt-Pocketbook for field use and bird ID can be ordered at R45 (incl). Members only!

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