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The Airgun Show – Shooting crows and doves on the farm, PLUS Air Force One Air Ram Compressor on test…

Airguns are perfect for controlling pests around farm buildings, and Mat Manning is targeting crows, jackdaws, rooks and doves that are raiding feed from the yard. The discovery of a ready-made hiding place brings a boost to the hunt and

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The Airgun Show – hunting rabbits and magpies, the Zbroia Hortitsia on test, PLUS highlights from the Game Fair…

Making a mixed bag really adds to the enjoyment of an air rifle hunt, and Andy Watkins is setting his sights on rabbits and magpies. Success with the rabbits provides Andy with fresh bait for his corvid ambush, and the

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The Airgun Show – Jackdaw and rabbit pest control, PLUS the Norica Hawk GRS gas-ram

We join Andy Watkins on his pest control rounds where he’s trying to put together a mixed bag with the Walther Rotex RM8. After punching some paper to test the Walther’s long-range performance, the shoot gets off to a tricky

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The Airgun Show – hide shooting for magpies and squirrels, PLUS gas-ram plinking pistol on test

Magpies are getting territorial as the nesting season approaches, so Mat Manning sets up a decoying ruse to draw the corvids within range of his hide. With grey squirrels also visiting a nearby feeding station, it promises to be an

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The Airgun Show – farmyard dove and pigeon hunt, how to attach a scope-cam and the ATN Shot Trak HD

Refusing to let wet, windy weather stop play, we head for the shelter of the farmyard, where we encounter pests including collared doves, feral pigeons and rooks. The gusty conditions make for tricky shooting but Mat Manning manages to bag

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The Airgun Show – hunting crows and magpies, guns and gear from IWA and how to master aim-off

First it’s Stuart Wilson in the hot seat – or should that be the garden seat? He’s aiming to bump off some marauding corvids over bait from his garden shed. But the pesky crows and magpies are more wily than

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The Airgun Show – hunting feral pigeons, collared doves and crows on the farm, PLUS the Daystate Renegade on test

The crops are in and flying pests are making a nuisance of themselves on the farm. Mat Manning heads out with feral pigeons, collared doves and crows in his sights. On the test bench this week, it’s the Daystate Renegade.

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The Shooting Show – Irish crow-shooting century

Jason’s got the Browning shotgun out as he attends to some much-needed pest control. Corvids are on the menu today, and Jason’s soon ready for action. We’ve got a 360-degree field of view from the hide so there could be

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The Airgun Show – pigeon and crow hide shoot, PLUS the BSA Scorpion SE on test

It’s the 50th episode of The Airgun Show, and we’re hide shooting for woodpigeons – with the chance of crows, too. Mat Manning explains the benefits of a semi-permanent hide, and shows how to use decoys to tempt incoming birds

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The Airgun Show – roost shooting for crows, PLUS Tracer LEDRAY F600 lamping kit on test

It’s time to keep crow numbers in check, so Mat Manning takes the hunt to the roost. With the leaves down, the hunting should be easier but it’s never straightforward when you’re targeting crafty corvids. Despite the challenges, Mat still

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