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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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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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How to hunt grey squirrels with an air rifle

Sponsored by… Mat Manning shares 10 top tips to help airgun hunters bag more bushy-tails. Mat lines up the Walther Rotex RM8 UC on a grey squirrel he caught making its way towards a pheasant feeder 1. Set up a

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Grey squirrel hunting with JDJ Braithwaite

JDJ Braithwaite heads into the woodlands of the Lake District to soak up the autumn sunshine – and sort out a few grey squirrels The fells, hills and ancient woodlands of the Lake District have long been the source of

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Getting new permissions with Shawn Minchin

Shawn Minchin recalls how he managed to snare a new permission that turned out to be quite a bit different to what he’d been expecting. The feeder was 23 yards from Shawn’s shooting position – with him sitting on a

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Get the latest copy of Airgun Shooter Magazine NOW

The latest edition of Airgun Shooter Magazine is now available to purchase as a single copy or as part of your subscription. While giving our rifles a thorough inspection is something we should all be doing at least once a

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Squirrel hunting: The Countryman

Take the pressure off grey squirrels and these destructive rodents will bounce back in no time – Mat Manning ramps up his squirrel hunting before the lockdown. Mat Manning shares his latest round of squirrel hunting Anyone tasked with the

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Airgun Shooter 124 is out NOW

In this month’s Airgun Shooter Magazine, Mat Manning visits an estate where a hardwood plantation has been devastated by grey squirrels who’ve been stripping the bark from the trees. He sets up a feeding station to help bring squirrel numbers

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Accuracy is key in this month’s Airgun Shooter magazine!

The latest addition of Airgun Shooter magazine is on sale NOW and you won’t want to miss it! Mat Manning relishes the challenge of shooting carrion crows and jackdaws as these wily corvids are seldom easy to outwit, but their

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Grey Control

Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU) is working with BASC to put farmers in touch with shooters in a bid to protect Northern Ireland’s threatened native red squirrel by reducing numbers of non-native grey squirrels. The joint BASC NI and UFU pest

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