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Autumn harvest crow control

The autumn maize harvest is a great time to crack on with crow control, which Mat Manning proves as he enjoys a memorable session on the stubbles Every once in a while you get a session that really goes to

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The Airgun Show – awesome crow and pigeon hunting, PLUS how to shoot more in winter…

It’s not every day that you make a bumper bag of corvids, but in the latest episode of The Airgun Show, we join Mat Manning on an epic day targeting crows, rooks and jackdaws. The birds have homed in on

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The Airgun Show – corvid and pigeon control with the Walther Reign, PLUS scope-cam filming gear…

We join Andy Watkins just before harvest as he sets his sights on pest birds that have homed in on a barely crop. After setting up his hide within range of incoming birds’ favourite lookout post, Andy enjoys some great

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Cold season airgun hunting

With the countryside at its most beautiful and quarry species distracted by a rich natural harvest, Kev Hawker heads out to bask in the colder seasons. Late autumn and early winter really are the hunter’s months as far as I’m

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Nighttime Crow hunting with Kev Hawker

Roost shooting can be a very effective way to cull crafty corvids – Kev Hawker puts in a late shift in an effort to reduce the numbers of these nest-robbing birds. Roost shooting is a great way to bring crows

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Decoying crows: The Countryman

Wily corvids are seldom easy to outwit, but their scavenging nature can be their downfall, as Mat Manning demonstrates as he sets up with hide and decoy tactics. The quarry: carrion crow & jackdaw The carrion crow is a notorious

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How to get yourself a shooting permission

Sponsored by… Bagging a shooting permission is one of the biggest challenges faced by airgun shooters – Mat Manning offers 10 top tips to get you on the right track 1. Use your connections Think of people you already know

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

Airgun Shooter 137 – new issue on sale NOW

Daystate’s new Delta Wolf must be one of the most eagerly awaited airguns of all time, and our main feature this issue explains just how exciting it is to get in the field and shoot this electronic supergun. With hordes

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Farmyard crow control – The Countryman

With hordes of crows causing problems on the farm, Mat Manning uses all his tricks to get some farmyard crow control done. Farmyard crow control is a serious issue for anyone trying to make a living in the farming industry;

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Squirrel control – The Countryman

Go about it in the right way and invasive grey squirrels can be controlled safely and discreetly in the back garden – Mat Manning explains how. Unless you’re lucky enough to live in the middle of nowhere, garden pest control

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