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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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Airgun letters

This is your chance to air your views and opinions! Send your letters to: Airgun Shooter, Future Publishing Ltd, Units 1 & 2, Sugarbrook Court, Aston Road, Bromsgrove B60 3EX or email asletters@futurenet.com, including your full name and address. Join

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The Countryman with Mat Manning

PLEASE NOTE: This edition of The Countryman was produced BEFORE the revocation of the General Licences. Corvid control is a priority during the spring. Songbirds and gamebirds are nesting, which means an easy meal for crows and magpies, who are

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The Game Fair selects GWCT as its nominated charity

The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT) has been chosen by The Game Fair as its official charity for 2019. A regular exhibitor at The Game Fair, the independent wildlife conservation charity has carried out scientific research into Britain’s game and

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Hide and seek for crafty crows!

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 countryman: Mat Manning Mat relishes the challenge of crow-shooting. These birds

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10 Top tips to dress for a shooting session

Whether your new to shooting or an old timer, Simon Everett unfolds all your essential apparel requirements for a comfortable day of shooting, whatever the time of year.

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Posted in Features, Gear, How to, Hunting, Target Shooting

Hunting Haven – Park Farm

Mat Manning is invited along to a farm where airgun shooters can enjoy the ultimate hunting holiday…

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Shooting boosts economy and wildlife

  Millions of airgun shooters have contributed to the £2 billion annual boost shooting brings to the British economy – and BASC has now called for shooting’s massive contribution to be recognised by policy makers and politicians. Richard Ali, BASC

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