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The Airgun Show – day and night vision rabbit hunting, PLUS FX barrel change tutorial…

We’re joining Mat Manning on a challenging rabbit shoot in this week’s episode. These rabbits have had a lot of shooting pressure, so it takes stealth to get past their defences. Mat uses a roving approach at dusk and then

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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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The Countryman w/ Mat Manning: Daytime ratting

In association with BASC Join BASC today at www.basc.org.uk or call 01244 573030 Rat numbers have boomed on the farm and the cocky rodents are even venturing out in daylight. Mat Manning sets up an ambush to keep them in

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Less is more: Rotex RM8 review

Umarex has given the acclaimed Walther Rotex RM8 a revamp by launching an Ultra Compact variant, and Mat Manning reckons its scaled-down proportions make it an even better airgun. Affordable PCPs aren’t just getting more numerous, they’re also getting better,

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From the Archives: The Airgun Show – night vision rat hunt and gun test

In this week’s From the Archives, we’re going back to February 2017, where marauding rats have homed in on a barn that houses a grain-packed trailer and Mat Manning has been called in to cull the nocturnal pests. A night-time

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Hunting for squirrels w/ Mat Manning

In this month’s Countryman, in association with BASC, Mat Manning sets up a feeding station to keep his squirrel control in full swing through the summer months Today, I’m shooting on an estate that’s managed for pheasant shooting, wildlife conservation,

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Which gun when?

Mat Manning delves into his gun room and explains how he chooses between his favourite airguns when he heads out hunting. Some time ago, a reader wrote in to ask about the various guns I use for my hunting and,

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Airgun 125 is out NOW

Rat numbers have boomed on one of the farms where Mat Manning shoots, attracted by an abundance of easy food and plenty of snug places to nest. The cocky rodents are even venturing out in daylight, so Mat sets up

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Gear up for crows and pigeons!

Mat Manning suggests some useful kitbag items for hunters now the control of pest birds is back on track STAY LEGAL – It is vital that you read, understand and adhere to the rules set out in the new general

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Mat Manning tests out the FX Impact MKII

FX has revamped the highly successful Impact with a MkII model – but could it improve on this pioneering bullpup? Mat Manning takes it to the range to find out Don’t forget to find out how this airgun scored in

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