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Dispelling American airgun myths!

American shooter John Hooper dispels the myth that his countrymen all spend thousands on their guns – and offers some budget ‘stalking’ tips too. In today’s new world of airguns, there is a plethora (a highbrow word for bunches and

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The Countryman with Mat Manning

Mat Manning sets up a stakeout to bring the bunnies back under control after their springtime breeding boom. The late spring and early summer months are peak breeding season for rabbits, which means you’ll often see a distinct spike in

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Airgun Shooter issue 120 is on sale now!

Mat Manning hunts over both pasture and woodland using stalking and ambush tactics as he goes in pursuit of some rabbits and woodpigeons to make a tasty mixed bag for the pot. Roost shooting can be a very effective way

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Ask the experts: How to improve your fieldcraft

How can you get to grips with crafty conies? Our expert reveals all…

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The Airgun Show – Woodland Hunting Tactics, plus Nick Jenkinson on Trigger Adjustment and Technique

Successful airgun hunting hinges on being in the right place at the right time. In this episode Mat Manning explains how to pinpoint hotspots on your woodland permissions to help you get more squirrels, rats, pigeons and crows in your

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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 – Stalking Summer Rabbits, plus Nick Jenkinson’s Tips on Judging the Wind

We’re back on rabbit patrol this week – stalking around the meadows in an effort to bag a few bunnies. Creeping within range of wary rabbits is never easy, but Mat Manning manages to bag a few for the cameras,

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The Airgun Show – rabbit shooting in pony paddocks, PLUS the Hawke Panorama telescopic sight on test

The weather is warming up and rabbit numbers are on the rise, so we’re heading out to the pony paddocks to crack down on the burrowing pests. Mat Manning demonstrates how to hunt rabbits using ambush tactics, and bags a

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The Airgun Show – hunting rabbits in the wind, PLUS the Daystate Wolverine 303 on test

Warm summer evenings are a prime time for rabbit shooting, but it’s not always easy when the wind is blowing. Mat Manning heads out stalking with bunnies in his sights, and explains how using a bipod and getting down low

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The Airgun Show – summer rabbit hunt, PLUS the Gamo Coyote Tactical on test

We’ve got rabbits in our sights this week, and Mat Manning is out on the hunt with the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter and a scope-cam to demonstrate how steady shots can be with the support of a bipod. Long grass

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