The fifth of May has come and gone, and with it, the best day of the year to control the brancher rooks. Pete and Stuart make the most of it, heading to a rookery that’s turning the sky black with its sheer numbers. It’s time to grab the Browning shotguns and fill that rook pie.
Meanwhile Byron’s got a new rifle in his hands, one that’s an affordable option: The Ruger American in .308. This £500 rifle costs as much as a pair of mounts for a top-end firearm – but you’ll be surprised by just what it’s capable of.