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The Airgun Show – rabbit hunting with the Daystate Red Wolf, PLUS the FX Crown on test…

Rabbits are back in the crosshairs as Mat Manning targets a paddock where the burrowing pests are posing a danger to ponies and other livestock. He’s set up with a scope-cam for this ambush, so you can watch the shooting

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Airgun Shooter 124 is out NOW

In this month’s Airgun Shooter Magazine, Mat Manning visits an estate where a hardwood plantation has been devastated by grey squirrels who’ve been stripping the bark from the trees. He sets up a feeding station to help bring squirrel numbers

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The Countryman with Mat Manning

Mat Manning sets up a stakeout to bring the bunnies back under control after their springtime breeding boom. The late spring and early summer months are peak breeding season for rabbits, which means you’ll often see a distinct spike in

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Mat Manning heads out with a very special gun

The S400 has seen Mat through a lot of years…and several haircuts Mat Manning heads out on a hunting trip with a very special gun: his first ever PCP! For those of us who have been shooting for any amount

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Mat Manning’s bullpup bonanza

Stubby bullpup airguns are enjoying a surge in popularity, so in this article originally produced in our sister publication Gun Trade News, Mat Manning considers the advantages offered by these compact guns. It wasn’t very long ago that bullpup airguns

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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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The Countryman with Mat Manning

PLEASE NOTE: This edition of The Countryman was produced BEFORE the revocation of the General Licences. Corvid control is a priority during the spring. Songbirds and gamebirds are nesting, which means an easy meal for crows and magpies, who are

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Mat Manning tests out the Ultimate Sporter R

In this gun test, Mat Manning checks out ultimate refinement – the Ultimate Sporter R, a regulated variant of Air Arms’ award-winning PCP. Don’t forget to check out the Airgun Shooter verdict at the bottom of the review! The Air

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On target with the F1

Mat Manning takes a look at the PAO F1 First Focal Plane Rifle Scope – a telescopic sight package that promises a lot of bang for your buck. First focal plane scopes are very much in fashion at present, and

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The Airgun Show – Hunting rabbits with ambush tactics, PLUS the AirForceOne Sirocco on test…

The rabbits on one of Mat Manning’s shoots have spiralled in numbers after a successful breeding season, and their burrowing is posing a danger to livestock. Mat sets up an evening ambush, shooting from the prone position for added stability

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