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The Airgun Show – Hunting feral pigeons, collard doves and crows on the farm, plus the Daystate Renegade on test

The crops are in and flying pests are making a nuisance of themselves on the farm. Mat Manning heads out with feral pigeons, collared doves and crows in his sights. On the test bench this week, it’s the Daystate Renegade.

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The Airgun Show – Night Vision Rat Hunting with NiteSite, plus the Tracer LEDRay F900 Lamping Kit Review

Night shooting season getting into full swing, and this week we’re shooting nocturnal rats with the Nite Site Wolf in R-TEK guise. Heavy rain forces Mat Manning to base his foray inside the farm buildings, where he picks off unsuspecting

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The Airgun Show – hunting doves, feral pigeons and rats on the farm, PLUS the Cometa Orion BP bullpup on test…

Our regular visits to the farm have thinned out the feral pigeons, but we still find plenty of collared doves raiding the silage clamps – and a few unexpected rats. The fidgety rodents give Mat Manning the run-around but he

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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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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 – Daystate Pulsar review, PLUS farmyard pest control with the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter

We’ve got the Daystate Pulsar on test. With its electronic shooting system and compact bullpup design, it’s one of the most technologically advanced airguns in the world – tune in to see how it did on our test range. This

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The Airgun Show – rat shooting with night vision, guns and gear from IWA show, PLUS Daystate Wolverine B-Type review

It’s time for night vision after the winter’s pest crackdown has left the rats lamp-shy and thin on the ground. Mat targets the farmyard stragglers with his Air Arms Ultimate Sporter and Nite Site Viper, using the stealth of night

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The Airgun Show – trout farm rat infestation, plus the Remington Express on the test bench

Rats and water go hand in hand, and we’ve found a fishery that’s teeming with scavenging rodents that have acquired a taste for trout pellets. Watch as Mat Manning uses his Daystate Huntsman, lamping tactics and some well-placed bait to

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The Airgun Show – farmyard jackdaw shoot, plus top plinking targets on test

Targeting crafty corvids can make for a challenging day’s shooting. Here, Mat Manning demonstrates the importance of fieldcraft and patience to bag scavenging jackdaws that have been causing problems on the farm. Mat also explains when and when not to

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The Airgun Show – lamping rats, plus the Walther Rotex RM8 review

Airgun Shooter’s Mat Manning proves that you don’t have to have the latest night vision gear to shoot rats after dark, as he heads out on a farmyard foray that stretches into the night. It looks like the session could

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