For anyone involved in game management or practical conservation work, pest and predator control is a key concern.This book provides a basic guide to all aspects of control. It explains which species can be controlled and by what means. There is detailed guidance on shooting, snaring, trapping, the use of dogs and humane dispatch. The law governing pest species is covered in detail, particularly in regard to the general licences which are frequently misunderstood, occasionally leading to prosecution. Detailed instructions are provided on the effective and legal use of snares and traps with photographic sequences to show how they should be sited and set.