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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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Ratting in the Rain

Mat Manning heads out in a downpour to put a new piece if night-time hunting kit to the test

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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 – rat hunting with bait and NV, PLUS the Optisan HX scope from MTC

The weather’s turned cold so we head out shooting on the fish farm to see if the rats have moved in. Scaly-tails are thin on the ground, and the ones that do venture out are reluctant to keep still –

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The Airgun Show – night vision rat shoot with the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter, PLUS Crosman Phantom MkII on test

We’re heading back to the fish farm where the rats proved elusive during our last visit – but this time we’re using night vision. Watch as Mat Manning sets out a smelly trap for the scaly-tails, then sits back to

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Daylight ratting

Cracking down on rats doesn’t always mean after-dark forays on the farm – as Mat Manning discovered after cottoning on to an unseasonal infestation in a newly gained permission…

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Cattle-shed ratting

Forget about high power and big bangs. Mat Manning recounts a ratting trip where the stealth, accuracy and modest power of the sub-12ft/lb air rifle reigned supreme…

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High-tech night ops: After dark ratting

The copious amounts of grain put out to stop a syndicate’s pheasant population from straying abroad is also attractive to the robbing rodent brigade – so Mat Manning calls up some specialist kit to ensure the feed benefits its intended recipients

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