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The Shooting Show – roe doe stalking with Chris Dalton and Zosia

With the roe doe season beginning, we travel back in time to last year’s doe season with Chris Dalton and new deer dog, Zosia. He’s already shot a stag this morning (as previously featured on the show), and he’s not

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The Shooting Show – early-season 2018 roebuck stalking

Stuart and hunting buddy Griff have been out since day one of the roebuck season trying to get a film in the can. And they’ve finally done it. On a hunting permission in south-west Scotland, the boys have lined up

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The Shooting Show – German buck at the height of the rut

A few weeks ago we headed out with Geco’s Maruan Al Hammoud for the first time. Now he takes out again on the same prestigious estate, with an extremely old buck in his sights – one that really needs to

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The Shooting Show – red hinds on the Strone estate PLUS the British Shooting Show 2017

Chris Dalton is out stalking again, but there’s a difference. First, he’s out on new ground in Argyll. Second, we’ve had a change of quarry to red hinds. And Chris isn’t stalking himself – instead he’s getting behind the camera

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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 – 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 – garden squirrel shooting, PLUS how to mount a scope to your air rifle

We’re dealing with garden pests; using the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter to tackle some destructive grey squirrels. Safety is paramount when it comes to garden pest control, and Mat Manning shows how to set up a peanut feeder against a

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The Airgun Show – release pen ratting with night vision, PLUS the Optisan EVX scope from MTC on test

  We’re out after dark targeting release pen rats with the Air Arms Ultimate Sporter and NiteSite Viper after spotting signs of ratty activity during a daytime shoot. The rat-run proves to be a busy one, and Mat Manning gets

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The Airgun Show – woodland pest control with scope-cam, plus IWA 2016 and Hawke Airmax 30 SF

The squirrel cull continues, and we’re staking out the bushy-tails’ favourite feeding places in the woods this week in episode 47 – and there are some interesting wildlife encounters along the way. Patience is the key when it comes to

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The Airgun Show – rat hunting with bait and NV, PLUS the Optisan HX scope from MTC

The weather’s turned cold so we head out shooting on the fish farm to see if the rats have moved in. Scaly-tails are thin on the ground, and the ones that do venture out are reluctant to keep still –

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