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Rabbit shooting – the Countryman w/ Mat Manning

After a winter layoff from rabbit shooting, Mat Manning makes a return to coney control with an evening on the pony paddocks. Rabbit numbers have been up and down on my patch over the past few years. Myxomatosis, which has

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Getting into airgun shooting – Mat Manning discusses support for new shooters

New recruits represent the future of our sport and our businesses. Mat Manning reminds retailers of their responsibility to set them off on the right track. © Alamy This article originally appeared on our sister publication, Gun Trade News It

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Benefits of simulation training to airgun hunters

Philip Siddell explains how to use simulation training to improve the chances of the airgun hunter’s success in the field. The improvised shooting positions you practise during training are sure to come in useful in the field The last time

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Thermal riflescope – Mat Manning heads out for some pest controlling with new kit

Mat Manning swaps his usual infrared night vision for a thermal setup and has a busy night on the scaly-tails. Although I am willing to embrace new technology if I think it is justified by the improvement it brings to

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Night vision rat hunting – The Countryman

Were looking back to midwinter when Mat Manning set himself up with night vision and put in a late shift in an attempt to hold back the winter influx of rats. Cold weather is setting in and rats are becoming

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Best break-barrel rifles for less than £300 w/ Richard Saunders

Rich Saunders takes a look at four break-barrel rifles that you can happily take hunting that cost less than £300 I’m lucky enough to have several permissions on which I take my pest controlling responsibilities seriously, even if they are

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Buying a new airgun w/ Shawn Minchin

Shawn Minchin has a problem with one of his favourite air rifles, and while it’s a quick fix it’s also a good excuse to add another gun to his armoury. Shawn’s now the proud owner of both a Weihrauch HW95K

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The Countryman: ratting by lamplight

Mat Manning goes old school and heads out after the scaly-tails with a spring-powered gun and a scope-mounted lamp. Rat shooting is synonymous with winter evenings, and as the year gradually rolls around it is starting to take up more

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10 Top tips for caring and maintaining your gun

Simon Everett shares his expert advice on how to care and maintain your air rifle for optimum results…

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Airgun Shooter 142 is on sale NOW

Check out our best buys of 2020 in this month’s edition of Airgun Shooter Magazine. Airgun shooters of all disciplines demand the same thing – guns and gear that perform really well, while representing great value for money, so as

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