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Nighttime ratting: The Countryman

Mat Manning heads out for some nighttime ratting in a pheasant pen where rats have homed in on the gamebirds’ feed. The Quarry: Brown Rat Credit: anemoneprojectors Pest status This rodent spreads disease by toileting around stored crops, animal feed

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The Airgun Show – chicken farm ratting, PLUS the Weihrauch HW110 Laminate on test…

The rat rampage continues and this week we join Richard Saunders targeting an infestation on a poultry farm. The nocturnal pests have developed a taste for chicken feed so Richard lays out some free offerings and uses night vision gear

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The Great British Shooting Awards – all the winners

It was a great event on Saturday night after the British Shooting Show, and just in case you missed it, here are all the winners from the Great British Shooting Awards. Shooting Apparel of the Year Deerhunter Pro Gamekeeper Jacket Rifle

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The Airgun Show – hectic night vision rat hunt, PLUS slug shooting test with FX Impact MKII…

Cold, wet weather has pushed more rats onto the farm, and Mat Manning is using night vision gear to bring them to book. The action takes a while to warm up but the scavenging rodents eventually emerge to feed and

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Airgun Shooter Magazine 129 is out NOW

Christmas is coming, so there’s no better time to take a closer look at some of the very best airguns, optics and shooting accessories that have caught our eye over the past 12 months. Our Gear of the Year round-up

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The fast and the furryous!

Richard Saunders is left scratching his head about how to deal with some troublesome rats around the stable Setting up on a bench at a distance of 20 metres meant Richard had a perfect, stable platform from which to shoot

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The Airgun Show – night vision rabbit hunt, PLUS Pellpax Rabbit Sniper MKII kit on test…

As the days get shorter, rabbits are becoming more and more nocturnal in their habit. After-dark hunting is one of the best ways to target bunnies at this time of year, and we follow Mat Manning on a late session

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The Airgun Show – shooting rats with night vision, PLUS top tips for autumn and winter hunting

The temperature is falling and the nights are drawing in, which means that peak ratting season is fast approaching. We join Mat Manning on a farm where greedy rats are raiding feed under the cover of darkness, and watch the

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Airgun Insider: When darkness falls

As the evenings draw in, it’s time to get out your night vision kit I admit it: I’m not a morning person. This means most of my hunting is done in the evenings. I love walking the fields or lying

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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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