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Thermal riflescope – Mat Manning heads out for some pest controlling with new kit

Mat Manning swaps his usual infrared night vision for a thermal setup and has a busy night on the scaly-tails. Although I am willing to embrace new technology if I think it is justified by the improvement it brings to

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Airgun hunting on the farmyard

The farmyard can be an incredibly productive place for airgun hunters who know how to employ the right tactics, as Pete Brookes explains. The air rifle is perfect for dealing with rats and feral pigeons, but shooters should always be

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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 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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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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Richard Saunders’ rat pack crackdown

Primos Trigger Sticks offer a stable platform for standing shots and can be made shorter for sitting or kneeling shots too Richard Saunders and friends crack down on some farmyard rodents. Although I shoot throughout the winter, it’s a huge

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The Airgun Show – Night Vision Rat Hunting with NiteSite, plus the Tracer LEDRay F900 Lamping Kit Review

Night shooting season getting into full swing, and this week we’re shooting nocturnal rats with the Nite Site Wolf in R-TEK guise. Heavy rain forces Mat Manning to base his foray inside the farm buildings, where he picks off unsuspecting

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The Airgun Show – Woodland Hunting Tactics, plus Nick Jenkinson on Trigger Adjustment and Technique

Successful airgun hunting hinges on being in the right place at the right time. In this episode Mat Manning explains how to pinpoint hotspots on your woodland permissions to help you get more squirrels, rats, pigeons and crows in your

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The Airgun Show – hunting doves, feral pigeons and rats on the farm, PLUS the Cometa Orion BP bullpup on test…

Our regular visits to the farm have thinned out the feral pigeons, but we still find plenty of collared doves raiding the silage clamps – and a few unexpected rats. The fidgety rodents give Mat Manning the run-around but he

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The Airgun Show – Day and night rat hunting with the ATN X-Sight II, PLUS the Cometa Orion SPR on test

We put the ATN X-Sight II day and night scope through its paces during a rat shooting session on the farm. Mat Manning combines the night vision unit with the Brocock Compatto, and kicks off by bagging a couple of

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