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Scents and Sensibility: Controlling body odour for hunting

Unnatural odours can blow your cover long before you catch sight of your quarry. Mat Manning offers some tips to keep your shooting gear free from telltale smells Airgun hunters have a reputation for taking concealment extremely seriously. And that’s

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Have a hoot with springtime magpie hunting

Having a hoot with magpies! Using an owl decoy is a great way to catch territorial corvids off-guard during the spring months, as Mat Manning demonstrates

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The essential guide to controlling corvids

Mat Manning uses bait and decoy tactics to outwit marauding magpies intent on plundering the nests of vulnerable birds

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The Airgun Show – pigeon and crow hide shoot, PLUS the BSA Scorpion SE on test

It’s the 50th episode of The Airgun Show, and we’re hide-shooting for woodpigeons – with the chance of crows, too. Mat Manning explains the benefits of a semi-permanent hide, and shows how to use decoys to tempt incoming birds within

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Hunting Weekend Walkabout

Recovering from illness, Ian Barnett ventures out on a weekend of pest control that ends up being one he’d care not to remember… Before the weekend had even started, I’d got this feeling that it was going to be one

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Early birds – roosting wood pigeons

Ian Barnett ventures to a box wood over an arctic weekend in order to catch the early-bird woodies… The bounty from air rifle hunting may not lie in a freezer-full of prime venison such as my stalking friends enjoy, but

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Farm Forays: Farmyard Hunting

No matter what the time of year, a working farm will always be a hub for vermin activity – as Ian Barnett explains…

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The Airgun Show – decoying corvids with the Daystate Pulsar, PLUS the BSA Comet EVO on test

We’ve got everything covered, from electronic PCPs to affordable break-barrel spring guns. First up, it’s an ambush from the hide, as Mat Manning takes the Daystate Pulsar out on its first hunting trip. See how the state-of-the-art airgun fares against

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Stocking Fillers

Wondering what to buy the airgunner in your life this Christmas, or want to drop some hints as the festive period approaches? Here are some stocking filler ideas for that all-important list… The innovative Flip Target doesn’t need to be

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The Airgun Show – jackdaws, pigeons and hide-building on the farm, PLUS the Webley VMX D-RAM break-barrel

The Airgun Show – jackdaws, pigeons and hide-building on the farm, PLUS the Webley VMX D-RAM break-barrel

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