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The Airgun Show – fruit farm rabbit and pigeon hunt, PLUS the Lee Enfield Sentry…

In the latest episode of The Airgun Show, we’re in the field with Richard Saunders this week, carrying out vital pest control on a fruit farm. Richard adopts a roving approach with his Daystate and MTC combo and manages to

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Evening rabbit hunting – The Countryman

With skittish rabbits proving difficult to outwit with a roving approach, Mat Manning switches tactics and sets up a stakeout. This ground has produced some good shooting through late spring and early summer. Short stalking sessions regularly yielded bags of

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Airgun Shooter 139 on sale NOW

Apart from looking gorgeous, laminated wood stocks offer a number of practical benefits and Mat Manning’s been testing the new HW98 Grey Laminate from Weihrauch. This is a rifle that offers near target-grade performance in a hunting package. And did

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The Airgun Show – hectic rabbit and corvid hunting, PLUS the PAO LumenMAX 900 IR gun lamp…

In this week’s episode of The Airgun Show, Andy Watkins is out on a paddock permission this week, and the shots are coming thick and fast. With rabbits posing a danger to horses and ponies, and jackdaws and magpies threatening

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Summer rabbit stalking – The Countryman

Balmy evenings are made for stalking rabbits – Mat Manning sets up for a roving session in the hope of bagging some bunnies for the pot. Summer rabbiting is one of the highlights of the airgun hunter’s year, not just

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Rabbit hunting with Richard Saunders

Rich Saunders takes a break from his pure pest control duties to stalk a few rabbits and see if there’s any light at the end of the polytunnel. A set of trigger sticks helps provide a more stable position to

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Rabbiting by Lamplight: The 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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Airgun Insider: What a difference a year makes

This time last year I was worried, and for a  good reason – rabbit numbers were alarmingly low. Last summer was long, hot and dry. I remember in Airgun Shooter Issue 116 discussing how I’d stopped shooting the very few

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WATCH: Scope-cam rabbit shooting on The Airgun Show

Late summer is a great time for shooting rabbits, and we follow Mat Manning as he heads out to target them at dusk. It turns out to be a busy session…

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The Airgun Show – Stalking Summer Rabbits, plus Nick Jenkinson’s Tips on Judging the Wind

We’re back on rabbit patrol this week – stalking around the meadows in an effort to bag a few bunnies. Creeping within range of wary rabbits is never easy, but Mat Manning manages to bag a few for the cameras,

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