The British Association for Shooting & Conservation is past its 100th birthday and has come a long way since it was a loose association of wildfowlers headed by Stanley Duncan. Now Graham Downing has written “A Sporting Century”, a book telling the history of the UK’s biggest shooting organisation and its forerunner, the Wildfowlers’ Association of Great Britain & Ireland. In this week’s half-hour Shooting Politics programme on Fieldsports Channel, Graham and members of Stanley Duncan’s own club, the Hull & East Riding Wildfowlers Association, trace the history of BASC and WAGBI, and recall what Stanley Duncan himself was like.
For further information on BASC visit www.basc.org.uk
For more on the Hull & East Riding Wildfowlers Association visit www.herwa.co.uk
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