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Squirrel hunting: The Countryman

Take the pressure off grey squirrels and these destructive rodents will bounce back in no time – Mat Manning ramps up his squirrel hunting before the lockdown. Mat Manning shares his latest round of squirrel hunting Anyone tasked with the

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Nighttime ratting: The Countryman

Mat Manning heads out for some nighttime ratting in a pheasant pen where rats have homed in on the gamebirds’ feed. The Quarry: Brown Rat Credit: anemoneprojectors Pest status This rodent spreads disease by toileting around stored crops, animal feed

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Cold weather squirrel control

Mat Manning heads out for a morning in the freezing woods to target greedy bushy-tails as they home in on the pheasant feeders. Cold weather and short days can make the prospect of spending a day in winter woodland seem

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The hunter’s season

With the countryside at its most beautiful and quarry species distracted by a rich natural harvest, Kev Hawker heads out to bask in the colder seasons. Late autumn and early winter really are the hunter’s months as far as I’m

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First impressions: Ultra toasty anorak

When you’re struggling to fight a cold war, Mike Morton reckons you should enlist the help of the Pentagon UTA Anorak Key features •Integrated adjustable hood with fleece lining•High collar with a chin guard•Front quarter-zip with internal storm flap•Large front

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Hunting for squirrels w/ Mat Manning

In this month’s Countryman, in association with BASC, Mat Manning sets up a feeding station to keep his squirrel control in full swing through the summer months Today, I’m shooting on an estate that’s managed for pheasant shooting, wildlife conservation,

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Kev Hawker’s on squirrel patrol

Kev Hawker treats himself to a leisurely morning in the woods, and brings a few invasive grey squirrels to book while he’s at it. If you asked me to name the most destructive pest in the British countryside, I would

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Video: Scope-cam hunting and Northern Shooting Show highlights

On this week’s Airgun Show we’re picking off pests with help from a scope-cam and there’s a full report from the Northern Shooting Show…

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Video: Squirrel hunting and AirForceOne Chrono, tested!

Mat Manning is pursuing grey squirrels on this week’s hunting trip, plus AirForceOne Ballistically Brilliant Chronograph is up for review!

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Video: Night-time hunting and AirForceOne bipod review

Watch the latest episode of The Airgun Show! Andy Watkins is woodland rat shooting at night, plus we review the ADRAS Tilt & Swivel QR Bipod

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