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Strange But True – How Clay Pigeon Shooting Started

Victorian Clay Shooting
In the1860?s glass balls filled with feathers were introduced and a throwing mechanism was invented that worked rather like an animal trap. At the end of the nineteenth century, a true ‘clay target’ replaced the expensive glass balls leading to a new sport and a following of enthusiasts from all walks of life that would elevate clay shooting to a sport in its own right.… Read More Strange But True – How Clay Pigeon Shooting Started