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Why airgun hunters should target grey squirrels

Pete Brookes explains how grey squirrels came to be living in the UK – and why airgun hunters should target grey squirrels. Maybe we have a lot to thank the grey squirrel for. It gives us an incentive to get

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The Airgun Show – manic squirrel hunt with the Walther RM8, PLUS the new BSA Ultra CLX on test…

Mat Manning is back on his squirrel control rounds, targeting the invasive rodents at a feeding station on a sunny spring day. With hungry bushy-tails queuing up to feed, Mat puts the Walther RM8 to good use to bring the

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Airgun permissions with Roger Kent

Airgun Shooter reader Roger Kent explains the enjoyment he has being out and about on his two permissions as he puts a dent in squirrel numbers. I am very fortunate in having two permissions within a three-mile radius of my

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The Airgun Show – Epic squirrel hunting, PLUS top ten shots from 2020…

There is no denying that feeding stations can make a huge difference when it comes to controlling grey squirrels, and Mat Manning certainly hammers home the point in this week’s episode. The bushy-tails are literally queuing up at one of

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Airgun Shooter 143 is out NOW

The latest edition of Airgun Shooter Magazine is now available! Roost shooting is a wonderful way to target woodpigeons during the colder months. It doesn’t require any of the cumbersome gear necessitated by decoying, yet can still yield some impressive

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Autumn hunting – The Countryman

The ripening of autumn seeds and berries creates a time of plenty for woodland pests and, as Mat Manning shows, an opportunity for hunters to cash in on the feast Autumn is a wonderful season for the air rifle hunter.

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The Airgun Show – Daystate Delta Wolf on test, PLUS roving autumn squirrel hunt…

At long last, we are able to bring you our first proper look at the eagerly-awaited Daystate Delta Wolf. This is arguably the most technologically advanced air rifle on the planet, and Mat has managed to get his hands on

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Hunting with a springer – going back to basics

Mat Manning swaps his hi-tech hunting kit for a no-frills springer as he gears up for a wander in the woods. Scaling down his kit and travelling light enabled Mat to move unburdened through the trees Modern technology can make

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Winter squirrel hunting in this week’s Airgun Show

We join Mat Manning as he hunts grey squirrels on a farm where shooters can stay for an airgun holiday. Presented with unfamiliar ground, Mat offers some tips on how to maximise your chances when getting to grips with a

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Handy accessories for a feeding station ambush

You don’t need any specialist kit to pick off squirrels when they sneak out to steal from grain feeders, but there are several pieces of gear that can help to improve your results.

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