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  • Charity Shoot Raises £750

    In March 2019 a charity shoot was held at Southdown Gun Club that attracted well over 50 entries. With a 100 bird shoot followed by a flush and a raffle there was a lot going on and everyone had a great time. Above all, the summ of £750 was raised for the RNLI at Selsey. […]

  • 60th Anniversary Dinner Dance

    The celebration of the 60th anniversary of the association was held overlooking the harbour at the Chichester Yacht Club on the 22nd October, it was a great evening enjoyed by all who attended. It’s generated some good press coverage such as this piece in the Shooting Times.

  • New Members Introductory Evening

    Last Saturday (the 6th August) we had a  well attended new members evening at the Fishbourne Centre. Lee Freeston gave a talk on the history of the CWA whilst Quint McKellar explained the rules and introduced the areas. Staves and mud pattens were on sale too. We’ve got plenty of new recruits this year, do […]

  • 2016 Annual General Meeting

    The AGM, which was held last Saturday, covered a lot of ground and had some lively discussion. In summary it’s been a good year for the Association but not without some challenges. The minutes of the meeting are below, just click on the link to download. They should make interesting reading; if you didn’t manage […]

  • Fishbourne Conservation Project Update

    We’ve been making some good progress at Fishbourne with the conservation project which has just had some great recognition in the form of an article by Richard Williamson in the Chichester Observer. Over the past few months the work parties have managed to repair a significant amount of fencing and weed removal as well as […]

  • Fishbourne Wall Was Fixed Despite The Rain!

    Although it poured with rain after about 20 minutes there was a good turnout to weed and repair the wall at Fishbourne today. Thanks to the 20 intrepid wildfowlers and followers who braved the pouring rain we were able to sort out most of the wall and keep our shooting safe for another year. Well […]

  • Events For New Members And Probationers

    The first event especially for new members, the new members evening, will take place on the 12th September at the Fishbourne Centre. Organised flights are being set up by Maartin White, the dates are as follows: 20th September 18th October 15th November 20th December   More details will be published shortly by email and on […]

  • Progress Made At Fishbourne

    Thanks to a really good turnout a substantial amount of progress was made today on the pond at Fishbourne, although it looks like we’re just drinking tea and having fun we actually: 1.Cleared out debris from sluice.Carried out examination and temporary repair of sluice. 2.Removed approximately quarter of the Mares-Tail from the mill-pond.Loaded on    a […]

  • The Summer Clay Shoot

    Following the highly successful clay shoot at Lurgashall  this summer, the event is going to be made into a permanent fixture using this popular format. Over 50 members enjoyed some good shooting, banter and a barbeque in brilliant sunshine