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Lamping for rats with Mat Manning

Mat Manning spends an unexpected night lamping scaly-tails after clocking grain-raiding rodents in a friend’s chicken run. One of the most fascinating things about airgun hunting is the surprises it frequently throws up, and part of that is down to

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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

The Airgun Show – hectic rabbit and corvid hunting, PLUS the PAO LumenMAX 900 IR gun lamp…

In this week’s episode of The Airgun Show, Andy Watkins is out on a paddock permission this week, and the shots are coming thick and fast. With rabbits posing a danger to horses and ponies, and jackdaws and magpies threatening

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SPONSORED: GBSA partner Streamlight

Whether it’s for accurately identifying and spotting your quarry or for safety, a bright and versatile torch is one thing you should always carry. Most newcomers to the sport tend to start out shooting during day light hours, but the

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Rabbiting by Lamplight: The Countryman

Mat Manning sets up with a scope-mounted flashlight and heads out into the night for some traditional rabbit lamping The ground I’m shooting over tonight is a mixed farm comprising several hundred acres of cattle grazing, cereal crops and pony

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Talking shop: Keen’s Guns

Manager David Keen has worked at the shop for more than 30 years, and has seen it grow into one of the top hunting and fishing shops in Wales How did you get started and why? The business started in

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SPONSORED: The Ledlenser P7 Gun Set has been upgraded

Upgraded for 2018, the Ledlenser P7 Gun Set now boasts a longer effective range and better battery economy than ever.

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The essential guide to night-time rabbit hunting

Mat Manning clips on his scope-mounted lamp and heads out into the darkness to keep his rabbiting rounds on track as the nights draw in

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The Airgun Show – Night Vision Rat Hunting with NiteSite, plus the Tracer LEDRay F900 Lamping Kit Review

Night shooting season getting into full swing, and this week we’re shooting nocturnal rats with the Nite Site Wolf in R-TEK guise. Heavy rain forces Mat Manning to base his foray inside the farm buildings, where he picks off unsuspecting

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The Airgun Show – pigeon and crow hide shoot, PLUS the BSA Scorpion SE on test

It’s the 50th episode of The Airgun Show, and we’re hide-shooting for woodpigeons – with the chance of crows, too. Mat Manning explains the benefits of a semi-permanent hide, and shows how to use decoys to tempt incoming birds within

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Posted in The Airgun Show
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