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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 Shooting Show – going shooting indoors with Laser Ammo

To be a successful hunter, you need experience. To get experience, you need trigger time, and to get trigger time… well, it isn’t easy if you live miles away from the nearest range. Enter the Laser Ammo tool, which promises

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The Shooting Show – driven game in Hurricane Henry PLUS the British Shooting Show 2016

Hold on to your hats… literally! It’s the last day of the game season and Geoff Garrod is at Rothwell estate for the final cock shoot. We’ve been greeted by gale-force winds, marking the arrival of Hurricane Henry – which

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The Shooting Show – Irish stalker’s first ever muntjac

Irish pair Jason Doyle and John Foxton have made the trip to Essex for some deer hunting English style. We follow John – who has never even seen a muntjac before, let alone shot one – into the high seat

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The Shooting Show – last duck flight of the season

It’s duck flighting over a pond at Audley End estate, with Geoff and Justin Garrod taking up arms and swapping their usual pigeons for something a little different. With an evening flight in the last few days of the season,

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The Shooting Show – royal pheasant and woodcock shooting in Denmark

We’ve got a right royal experience lined up on the Schackenborg estate in the south of Denmark. This pheasant shoot isn’t normally open to the public but Deerhunter, which boasts a royal warrant for its top-notch clothing, has bagged us

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The Shooting Show – Mark Ripley’s foxing century

It’s the end of December 2015, and Mark Ripley’s foxing tally for the calendar year stands at 94. With one night’s outing left, he’ll need half a dozen if he wants to end the year on three figures. So it’s

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The Shooting Show – three-day stag stalk in the Highlands

We travel back to last year’s red stag season for a highlight of 2015… Blaze Publishing duo Ruth and James are in the frame, with Ruth the ‘lucky’ candidate to be followed by the camera crew today. The fine Scottish

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The Shooting Show – Windy foxing with the FLIR Scout II

Thermal imaging was once thought of as the preserve of the military and the super-rich, but lightning-fast advances in technology have rendered that stereotype obsolete. This week we’re testing the most affordable of the bunch: The FLIR Scout II, seen

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The Shooting Show – Irish sika stalk and 5-mile packout

It’s Jason Doyle’s turn to get behind the rifle as he heads out in search of a sika stag. This notoriously evasive deer can provide a few problems – but the biggest problem of all can arise after the shot,

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