grey squirrel

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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Hunting: .20 calibre

Returning to his hunting routine after the annual holiday break, a refreshed Ian Barnett enjoys a post-rain foray with a new .20 pellet on the grey stuff… Sitting in a British wood during rain can be an exhilarating experience –

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Potential for Airgunners to Earn £££s from Squirrel Culling

Responding to the Government’s request to address the threats posed by the grey squirrel to woodlands and the UK’s native red squirrel population, plans have been outlined for a national tree-rat cull – and landowners can claim grants amounting to many millions of £££s!

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Sound Advice

Sounds – and often the lack of them – are a countryside language’ that reveal much to the hunter who is able to decode them. Ian Barnett
translates it all into human-speak…

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TV Chef puts Squirrel on his Menu… courtesy of the air rifle!

Television presenter and celebrity chef of River Cottage fame, Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall has declared that although he’s cutting wheat and dairy out of his diet, he’s a little partial to squirrel meat harvested by his 15-year-old son’s air rifle!

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