Kev Hawker

Call of the wild w/ Kev Hawker

Kev Hawker reaches for his caller to keep the pigeons coming during an early morning mooch in the woods Many of my woodland forays are start-stop affairs – a mixture of roving and sit-and-wait tactics. That’s certainly the case at

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Airgun Shooter 126 is on sale NOW

It’s time to order your copy of the brand-new issue of Airgun Shooter available from today, so what are you waiting for? Woodpigeons are causing massive amounts of damage to arable crops at this time of year, so this issue’s

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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 Shooter 123 is on sale NOW

The latest edition of Airgun Shooter magazine is now available Mat Manning sets up a stakeout to bring the bunnies back under control after their springtime breeding boom, which often produces a distinct spike in their numbers. Rabbits are excellent

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Twilight crow shoot with Kev Hawker

Roost shooting can be a very effective way to cull crafty corvids – Kev Hawker puts in a late shift in an effort to reduce the numbers of these nest-robbing birds. Roost shooting is a great way to bring crows

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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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Airgun Shooter issue 120 is on sale now!

Mat Manning hunts over both pasture and woodland using stalking and ambush tactics as he goes in pursuit of some rabbits and woodpigeons to make a tasty mixed bag for the pot. Roost shooting can be a very effective way

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Give ’em some stick!

Pest control is a war of attrition, and victories won through a sustained approach are just as valuable as occasional big hits. Aided by his hunting buddy and a handy piece of kit, Mat Manning proves the importance of keeping the pressure on

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