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Best airgun gear for night hunting

With prime season for after-dark airgun hunting just around the corner, Mat Manning suggests some options for airgun shooters targeting nocturnal pests. It’s that time of year again; the nights are beginning to draw in, and airgun shooters are starting

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Getting started in airgun shooting

Sponsored by… Newcomers to airguns have years of enjoyment ahead of them, and Mike Morton shares 10 top tips to give them the best possible start. Shooting offers a huge amount of enjoyment for hunters, target shooters and plinkers alike

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

A guide to gun safety

Sponsored by… Shooting is one of the safest sports in the world, and Mike Morton offers 10 important tips to ensure new shooters get safe and stay safe The trigger finger should only ever make contact with the blade when

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

How to shoot rats by lamplight with an air rifle

Sponsored by… Mat Manning shares 10 top tips to help airgun hunters nail more rats with lamping tactics Lamping rats around the farmyard demands a tough, reliable airgun like the Walther Rotex RM8 UC 1. Daytime recce Heading to the

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

Testing airgun pellet impact w/ Mike Morton

Mike Morton takes up clay shooting – with no shotgun in sight – as he examines the damage done by different types of airgun pellet One thing all airgun hunters agree on is the need to kill a quarry animal

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How to choose the right airgun with Mat Manning

Mat Manning delves into his gun room and explains how he chooses between his favourite airguns when he heads out hunting. Some time ago, a reader wrote in to ask about the various guns I use for my hunting and,

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The Airgun Show – shoot squirrels from a feeding station, PLUS improve accuracy by mastering aim-off

With lockdown restrictions beginning to ease more and more hunters are heading out to crack on with grey squirrel control. With that in mind, Mat kicks off this episode with a masterclass on how to make your own feeding station

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Posted in News, The Airgun Show

Gamo Venari: Gun test

The Gamo Venari is named after the Latin word to hunt, so Mike Morton sets out to discover whether this PCP lives up to its ancient moniker Can the Gamo Venari live up to its name? Rifle kits are popular,

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Mike Morton’s top shooting tips

Can shooters of one particular discipline learn from another? Mike Morton is here with some top shooting tips. TOP TIP: A crude circle can make a great aim point for practising unsupported stances or shooting with sticks – as you

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Pellet test: Weihrauch Magnum

Airgun Shooter editor Mike Morton shoots the Weihrauch Magnum to test what this pellet can deliver downrange. It’s a strange quirk of ballistic fate that some guns prefer light pellets, some heavy and some don’t really care. Thankfully airgun shooters

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