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Rabbiting by Lamplight in this month’s 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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Ratting in the Rain

Mat Manning heads out in a downpour to put a new piece if night-time hunting kit to the test

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The Airgun Show – roost shooting for crows, PLUS Tracer LEDRAY F600 lamping kit on test

It’s time to keep crow numbers in check, so Mat Manning takes the hunt to the roost. With the leaves down, the hunting should be easier but it’s never straightforward when you’re targeting crafty corvids. Despite the challenges, Mat still

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The Airgun Show – lamping rabbits with a spring-powered airgun, PLUS the Crosman Nitro Venom gas-ram on test

As if shooting isn’t tough enough on a clear, windless night, Mat Manning swaps his PCP and NV set up for a spring gun and lamp. Proving you don’t need night vision to target bunnies after dark, Mat overcomes the

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After Dark Rabbits: Rabbit Lamping

Shorter winter days don’t necessarily mean long hours stuck indoors – as Mat Manning proves when he grabs his lamp and heads out in search of rabbits…

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