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Q&A: Can you reduce camo in the summer?

Hunting in the summer can get hot and sweaty when you are head to toe in camouflage. Is there any way to get around the full cover, or is it a case of grinning and baring it? Matt Manning helps out…

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First Impressions: All ghillied up!

Looking to stay away from the prying eyes of wary quarry? Mike Morton reckons you’ll want to try this ghillie suit from In Your Sights on for size

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Give ’em some stick!

Pest control is a war of attrition, and victories won through a sustained approach are just as valuable as occasional big hits. Aided by his hunting buddy and a handy piece of kit, Mat Manning proves the importance of keeping the pressure on

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The Airgun Show – garden squirrel shooting, PLUS how to mount a scope to your air rifle

We’re dealing with garden pests; using the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter to tackle some destructive grey squirrels. Safety is paramount when it comes to garden pest control, and Mat Manning shows how to set up a peanut feeder against a

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The Airgun Show – hunting squirrels in autumn woodland, PLUS the new Hawke Vantage telescopic sight on test

We’re shooting grey squirrels as they forage for the autumn crop of acorns. Thick leafy cover makes it tough to spot the bushy-tails in the treetops, but Mat Manning uses his fieldcraft knowhow to put a few in the bag.

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The Airgun Show – farmyard pest shoot, Air Arms S400 review and Midland Game Fair roundup

First up this week, Mat Manning’s out on his farmyard pest control rounds. He’s got his sights set on collared doves and feral pigeons, and it’s clear to see that the birds have been busy breeding. We’ve got a news

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The Airgun Show – lamping rabbits with a spring-powered airgun, PLUS the Crosman Nitro Venom gas-ram on test

As if shooting isn’t tough enough on a clear, windless night, Mat Manning swaps his PCP and NV set up for a spring gun and lamp. Proving you don’t need night vision to target bunnies after dark, Mat overcomes the

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The Airgun Show – hunting rabbits in the wind, PLUS the Daystate Wolverine 303 on test

Warm summer evenings are a prime time for rabbit shooting, but it’s not always easy when the wind is blowing. Mat Manning heads out stalking with bunnies in his sights, and explains how using a bipod and getting down low

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The Airgun Show – summer squirrel shoot, PLUS the FX Wildcat on test

We’ve got grey squirrels in the crosshairs this week, and Mat Manning has set up a peanut feeder to draw them down from the treetops. Summertime squirrel shooting can be frustrating when targets are hidden in the dense foliage, but

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The Airgun Show – summer rabbit hunt, PLUS the Gamo Coyote Tactical on test

We’ve got rabbits in our sights this week, and Mat Manning is out on the hunt with the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter and a scope-cam to demonstrate how steady shots can be with the support of a bipod. Long grass

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