This text contains a fascinating and detailed treatise on wildfowl shooting from within a boat. A great text detailing the thrills and vagaries of duck shooting from afloat, this text is sure to interest the duck hunting enthusiast and promises to inspire a desire to try this form of duck hunting if the reader is not already familiar. Both entertaining and informative, this book includes some of the author's personal experiences and is well deserving of a place in collections of hunting literature. The sections of this book include: 'Punting, or Wildfowl Shooting Afloat'; 'How to Shoot Wildfowl With a Punt and Swivel-Gun'; 'January, 1880'; 'January, 1881'; and 'January, 1885'. We have elected this antique book for modern republication because of its educational value, and we are proud to republish it here complete with a new introduction on shooting wildfowl.