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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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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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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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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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Airgun answers

Our experts have your questions in their sights! Struggling with a scope? Having hassles with your hunting? Well, don’t despair because you’ve arrived at the right place to discover remedies for your airgun anxieties! Whether you’re looking for a quick

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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 – release pen ratting with night vision, PLUS the Optisan EVX scope from MTC on test

We’re out after dark targeting release pen rats with the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter and NiteSite Viper after spotting signs of ratty activity during a daytime shoot. The rat-run proves to be a busy one, and Mat Manning gets some

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The Airgun Show – hunting rats at night, PLUS the Crosman Iceman Pistol on test

Following on from a tough night’s ratting on the fish farm, Mat Manning is determined to settle the score with the scaly-tailed rodents. Rather than over-complicating his approach, Mat decides to go back to basics by setting out simple feeding

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The Airgun Show – springtime squirrel and rat shooting, PLUS Air Arms Pro Sport review

It’s springtime in the woods, and a vital time for pest control as nesting season looms. This week Mat Manning is ambushing grey squirrels and rats from a hide, set up within range of a pheasant feeder to head off

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