Rabbiting by Lamplight in this month’s 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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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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TAS From the Archives: frantic squirrel feeder action

In our latest edition of The Airgun Show: From The Archives, we go back to November 2017 for prime-time autumn grey squirrel hunting. Mat Manning has set up a peanut feeder to assist with the cull, and it seems that

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Field test with Air Arms

Air Arms Diabolo Field are regarded as a ‘go to’ pellet for many airgun shooters, so Mike Morton sets out to discover why Many seasoned airgun shooters will have a relatively small stable of pellets that they will put through

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Get ready for The Target Shooting Show

This is the UK’s first show dedicated to Target Shooting and all its various disciplines under one roof.  From Airguns to .50 Caliber long range precision shooting, this show is for you!  The Target Shooting Show is a new national

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Club of the month: Bideford Target Shooting Club

The club ( has been going for over 100 years, originally shooting at local drill halls before finding a permanent home at Grenville College’s range in the 1960s. This consisted of five firing points shared with the school, where members

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#TASFromTheArchives: hunting for rabbits, pigeons and squirrels, PLUS the BSA R-10 Mk2 on test

In this week’s edition of The Airgun Show: From the Archives, Mat Manning is on farmland and in the woods taking care of some pests… Mat is hunting on farmland and in the woods as he tries to make a

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Call of the wild w/ Kev Hawker

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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Passing the baton

John Hooper recounts how shooting has helped form a solid bond spanning four generations of his family A few years ago, I lost my father to cancer. He had spent his life serving others, first as a police officer and

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Compact clip-on: the Streamlight torch for all seasons

If you’re looking for a hands-free torch to take on your next night shooting excursion, then the Streamlight ClipMate USB could be the answer. As its name implies, this tiny torch can be clipped to a pocket, hat or even

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