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The Shooting Show – Rimfire pest control on rabbits and pigeons

Even with the game season and deer culls in full swing, you can never neglect your pest control duties – and Stuart Wilson has a rabbit population he needs to reduce. So, grabbing his Savage .22LR, it’s time for some

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The Shooting Show – Day and night fox control with Mark Ripley

Long-range foxing supremo and Sporting Rifle Magazine contributor Mark Ripley is out on a protracted foxing mission on the South Downs. First, he’s out in the daytime, waiting out for a fox from a well-chosen vantage point. But his work’s

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The Airgun Show – Farmyard pigeon & dove hunt with the Walther LGU, PLUS AT Vulcan 2 Tactic on test!

We’re back with another spring-gun hunting session, and this time Andy Watkins is using the Walther LGU to tackle an infestation of feral pigeons. It turns out to be a busy session and Andy amasses a hefty bag of farmyard

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The Airgun Show – Daytime rat shooting with the Daystate Red Wolf, PLUS Umarex Browning Buck Mark URX review…

We’re out rat shooting with Mat Manning this week but it’s not your usual night vision or lamping foray. The rats are out raiding feed in broad daylight, and Mat sets up in a barn to pick off the marauding

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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 – Farmyard dove and feral pigeon hunt, PLUS the Daystate Red Wolf on test

We’re out hunting in hot conditions. It’s too hot for targeting pests in the woods or over open fields but Mat Manning reckons there will still be feral pigeons and collared doves around the farm. Apart from providing some welcome

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The Airgun Show – Squirrel and rabbit scope-cam hunting, PLUS the Walther LGU Varmint on test

We’ve got a double-barrelled hunt this week as Mat Manning sets his sights on grey squirrels and rabbits on two different permissions. The shooting is tricky in bright, windless conditions but Mat shows how to use fieldcraft to put quarry

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The Airgun Show – Scope-cam squirrel, pigeon and rabbit hunt, PLUS highlights from the Northern Shooting Show

This week we join Andy Watkins on a rove around a new permission. There’s no shortage of pests to deal with on the holding, and Andy manages to bag pigeons, grey squirrels and rabbits for the camera. We’ve also got

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The Airgun Show – Hide shooting for pigeons, PLUS ATN X-Sight night hunting highlights…

With woodpigeons hammering an arable crop, Andy Watkins heads out on a hide based hunt to bring the birds to book. These pigeons are wily but, over a two-day sortie, Andy manages to bag a few birds for pest control

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The Airgun Show – Hectic daytime rat shoot, PLUS top night hunting shots with Nite Site…

With the rats proving reluctant to show themselves at night, we hit the farmyard in broad daylight to see if the rodents are on the move. And it seems that the rats here are keeping unusual hours, as Mat picks

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