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Airgun Shooter 145 is out NOW

The latest edition of Airgun Shooter Magazine is now available for purchase or download! The new Maverick from FX Airguns combines proven features with a clever dual regulator system, and also manages to be a lot more affordable than many

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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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Decoying woodpigeons – The Countryman

Mat Manning sets up for a morning’s decoying as the woodpigeons gather over a harvested barley field Late summer is a prime time for the pigeon shooter. Large flocks of these birds gather to feed on spilt grain left behind

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How to get the best from your autumn hunting trips

Sponsored by… Late autumn is a prime season for hunting with airguns – Mat Manning shares 10 top tips to help you make the most of it. For more information, just visit: https://www.solware.co.uk/ 1. Woodland banquet There should still be

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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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Covert crop protection: The Countryman

The sudden abundance of food caused by the autumn maize harvest has attracted a plague of pests that could decimate the following crop. Mat Manning sets up for a decoying session to bring the offending birds to book. The damage

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Pigeon control in this month’s Countryman

In an effort to stop pigeons from decimating corn crops, Mat Manning sets up with hide and decoy tactics to pull in the birds Arable farming is a big industry in my locality, and farmers’ profits can take a serious

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Talking shop: Keen’s Guns

Manager David Keen has worked at the shop for more than 30 years, and has seen it grow into one of the top hunting and fishing shops in Wales How did you get started and why? The business started in

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Right time, right place!

You need to act quickly if you want to bag a few birds when flying pests descend on seasonal feeding grounds. Kev Hawker reflects on an enjoyable afternoon’s decoying over a cereal crop. Being in the right place at the

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