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Call of the wild w/ Kev Hawker

Kev Hawker reaches for his caller to keep the pigeons coming during an early morning mooch in the woods Many of my woodland forays are start-stop affairs – a mixture of roving and sit-and-wait tactics. That’s certainly the case at

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FAC-rated rifles tested!

Richard Saunders tests five top FAC-rated rifles I’m willing to bet that just about every airgun shooter, certainly among those of us who hunt, has wondered what their legal-limit rifle would be like in FAC format. It’s only natural isn’t

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First blood w/ Andy McLachlan

Jason Lockett with his .22 Anschutz – note the sensible trolley he uses for carrying all his gear A few new names are appearing at the top of the UKAHFT leaderboard this season, and that’s healthy for the sport, asserts

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Which gun when?

Mat Manning delves into his gun room and explains how he chooses between his favourite airguns when he heads out hunting. Some time ago, a reader wrote in to ask about the various guns I use for my hunting and,

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Airgun addict: Jeremy Stamp

At just eight years of age, Jeremy struggled to cock his first rifle, but he persisted, and it started a lifelong love of all things air MY FIRST STEPS My first air rifle was a Britannia, manufactured by CG Bonehill

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The Airgun Show: From The Archives – Summer rabbit hunt

In our second episode of From The Archives, we’re taking you back four years ago this week! This time it’s rabbits in our sights, and Mat Manning is out on the hunt with the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter and a

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Exeter School hosts Target Sprint

Target Sprint brings in plenty of athletes – and some parents too – as Exeter School hosts the regional championships for the third year running Athletes from all over the country have put in some impressive performances in the Target

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Kev Hawker’s on squirrel patrol

Kev Hawker treats himself to a leisurely morning in the woods, and brings a few invasive grey squirrels to book while he’s at it. If you asked me to name the most destructive pest in the British countryside, I would

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Dispelling American airgun myths!

American shooter John Hooper dispels the myth that his countrymen all spend thousands on their guns – and offers some budget ‘stalking’ tips too. In today’s new world of airguns, there is a plethora (a highbrow word for bunches and

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Taking up HFT with existing kit

An image from several years ago shows Michelle Pullen using a targetised version of the Air Arms S400 Andy McLachlan persuades airgun shooters to take up HFT using their existing kit – without the need to take out a second

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Posted in Target Shooting
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