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Using callers for pigeon hunting

Kev Hawker reaches for his caller to keep the pigeons coming during an early morning mooch in the woods Many of my woodland forays are start-stop affairs – a mixture of roving and sit-and-wait tactics. That’s certainly the case at

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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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How to make a target box

BB shooter Jonathan Young keeps on the right side of his neighbours by building a target box to catch his ammo and keep everything peaceful and quiet. The heart of Jonathan’s target box is an old wooden wine crate that

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How to embrace the pressure of competition shooting

Andy McLachlan often shoots purely for relaxation, but explains how the added pressure of shooting in a competition can be an enjoyable experience. Young shots are always encouraged to take part in outdoor shooting competitions like HFT and rise to

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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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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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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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The garden range – tips for backyard shooting

Sponsored by… Mike Morton has 10 tips to help you get the best out of your garden range so you can fine-tune your shooting skills and have a ton of fun The garden is a great place to enjoy your

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

A guide to gun safety

Sponsored by… Shooting is one of the safest sports in the world, and Mike Morton offers 10 important tips to ensure new shooters get safe and stay safe The trigger finger should only ever make contact with the blade when

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special

How to get yourself a shooting permission

Sponsored by… Bagging a shooting permission is one of the biggest challenges faced by airgun shooters – Mat Manning offers 10 top tips to get you on the right track 1. Use your connections Think of people you already know

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Posted in Features, September Shooting Special
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