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From The Archives: day-night rabbit shooting

It’s August 2018, and with the night starting to draw in, hunters will be turning their attention to after-dark pest control. Mat Manning is out after rabbits with his ATN X-Sight II night vision set up and the Brocock Compatto

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The Airgun Show – pigeon, jackdaw and rabbit hunt, PLUS the Pellpax Crowbuster spring gun combo

We’re hunting with Andy Watkins this week, and a mixed bag is on the cards. He starts on a farmyard shoot where pigeons are targeting cereal crops and jackdaws are raiding animal feed, and then moves on to a grassland

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The Airgun Show: From the Archives

Welcome to the first instalment of our new weekly series, From the Archives, in which we look back at the best moments from the history of The Airgun Show. In our first episode, we’re looking back to just after Christmas

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The Airgun Show – Targeting tricky squirrels, PLUS the Walther RM8 Ultra Compact from Umarex…

Grey squirrels are causing serious damage on one of Mat Manning’s shoots by destroying trees and preying on native wildlife. Mat has been using a feeding station to bring the offending rodents to book but they’re starting to get wary.

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The Airgun Show – Scope-cam crow roost hunt, PLUS the Air Arms S510 Ultimate Sporter R on test…

We’re out on an awesome dusk shoot this week as Mat heads out to target crows around their woodland roosting site. The wary birds grow in confidence as darkness closes in and Mat gets some fantastic twilight shooting, and manages

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The Airgun Show – Hunting double bill with pigeons, doves, jackdaws and squirrels, PLUS new gear from IWA 2019…

Successful airgun hunting hinges on being in the right place at the right time… and a small helping of luck from time to time. Andy Watkins gets his timing and location spot on as he heads out on a roving

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The Airgun Show – Awesome night vision rat hunt, PLUS the Zbroia Kozak on test…

With an influx of rats causing problems around the farmyard, Mat Manning decides to head out after dark and target them with night vision. Mat’s lamp-free hunting gives the rats extra confidence, and he’s rewarded with some hectic close-range shooting.

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The Airgun Show – Action-packed squirrel hunt, PLUS the PAO F1 First Focal Plane Rifle Scope on test…

We’ve got an epic squirrel hunt this week. Mat has had a feeding station in place for a couple of weeks and the rodents of queuing up to feed, offering lots of shots and a great opportunity to crack down

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The Airgun Show – Pigeon hunting with the Walther LGU spring gun, PLUS the Norica Storm X on test…

Pigeons are flocking to a rape field on one of Andy Watkins’s permissions but it’s not easy targeting them on the open field. Instead, Andy decides on a roving approaching, and makes a decent bag by ambushing the birds as

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The Airgun Show – Night vision rat shoot, PLUS the Umarex RP5 pump-action pistol on test…

An infestation of rats is causing problems on one of Mat Manning’s farmyard permissions and a bumper bag could be on the cards. These nocturnal rodents are wary, though, so Mat has coupled his Brocock Bantam Sniper HR air rifle

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