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Squirrel control with Mat Manning

Mat Manning sets up for an ambush as falling temperatures and diminishing food supplies force grey squirrels to plunder the pheasant feeders. I absolutely love being out and about in the woods with an air rifle at this time of

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Autumn hunting – The Countryman

The ripening of autumn seeds and berries creates a time of plenty for woodland pests and, as Mat Manning shows, an opportunity for hunters to cash in on the feast Autumn is a wonderful season for the air rifle hunter.

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Can you shoot heavyweight slugs in a legal-limit air rifle?

Mike Morton attempts the unthinkable – shooting heavyweight slugs through a legal-limit air rifle equipped with a regular barrel in .177 calibre While air rifle slugs have been around for quite a few years, they seem to have enjoyed a

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Best kit for cold weather shooting with Richard Saunders

There’s no reason why wet or cold weather should put an end to our sport, so Richard Saunders looks at some kit that will let us carry on shooting. August’s unprecedented heatwave may have been good for our tans, but

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How to choose an airgun for hunting

Sponsored by… For more information, just visit: https://www.solware.co.uk/ An air rifle is the perfect choice for quiet, accurate and humane pest control – Mat Manning shares 10 top tips to help you pick the right one 1. What do you

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Airgun Shooter 141 is on sale NOW!

The latest issue of Airgun Shooter Magazine is now available! Mat Manning has managed to get his hands on the Daystate Delta Wolf – an electronic supergun that must surely be the most eagerly awaited air rifle of the year.

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How to get the best from your autumn hunting trips

Sponsored by… Late autumn is a prime season for hunting with airguns – Mat Manning shares 10 top tips to help you make the most of it. For more information, just visit: https://www.solware.co.uk/ 1. Woodland banquet There should still be

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Cold season airgun hunting

With the countryside at its most beautiful and quarry species distracted by a rich natural harvest, Kev Hawker heads out to bask in the colder seasons. Late autumn and early winter really are the hunter’s months as far as I’m

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Advice on airgun shooting from the prone position

Mike Morton offers some down to earth advice about shooting from the most stable platform of all: the prone position. Unless we’re in the field and the quarry presents itself a certain way, or we’re in a competition and the

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Can you shoot fast while maintaining accuracy?

Can you shoot a PCP quickly while maintaining accuracy, and is a magazine really faster than a single-shot loader? Mike Morton seeks some answers. Speed-shooting with an air rifle isn’t something that’s seen all that often outside of dedicated time-restricted

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