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Shoot Day Checklist

As prepared as we all like to be, general life tends to keep us preoccupied with other things and more than often the mind jumps whilst on route to the one item you should have packed but didn’t. Due to these odd occasions we thought we’d lend a hand and supply you with a check list of all the items we think you’ll need for your day on the field.
Treat this as a reminder or print off the attached pdf sheet to ensure you start the day as smoothly as you wish to finish it!


  • Shotgun (s)
  • You’re William Powell Hand Guards
    (Side by Side Guns)
  • Gun Slips
  • Cartridges
    (We will always have additional 12 & 20 Gauge cartridges handy should you run out! But let us know about any others required)
  • Ear Defenders/Plugs
  • Shot Proof Sunglasses
  • Shooting Gloves
    (Recommend having a spare pair just in case)
  • Hat
  • Waterproof Coat
  • Waterproof Trousers
  • Walking Boots/Wellingtons
  • Shooting Socks
  • Walking Stick
  • William Powell Grouse Butt Marker
  • Insect Repellent
    (Essential for early season grouse shooting)
  • Gun Cleaning Kit
  • Dog Lead
  • Dog Food
  • Bowls
  • Dog Whistle
  • Original Shotgun Certificate
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Visitors Shotgun Permit
  • Accommodation Details
  • Shoot Day Instructions
  • Tip for the Headkeeper
  • Tip for Instructor/Loader


William Powell Sporting
01295 661033


Our knowledge and vast experience ensures that we offer our clients the very best Sporting Experiences.
We have access to the best shooting available, on some of the country’s finest estates.


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