Mat Manning

airgun target

A: If you used a cleaning kit that was designed for airgun barrels it is very unlikely that you’ve caused any damage. The most likely cause of the loss of accuracy is your barrel being…

wellies in mud

A: The snug fit of lace-ups does tend to mean that they lend themselves well to stalking, and I  sometimes appreciate the extra ankle support when covering long distances, but I don’t regard them…

air rifle

If you’re anything like most air rifle shooters you’ll have thought long and hard before buying a new airgun or scope. But what you might not have considered are your…

shooting with airgun

A: Apart from in Scotland, where it now looks as though police officers will need to visit households to carry out an inspection to judge suitability for plinking, to comply with what appears to be…

winter wood pigeon airgunning

A lot of airgunners are fair-weather shooters; they take to the fields and the woods when the temperature is warm and the days are long, then pack their rifles away…

rabbit shooting

With the combines and the crops gone, now’s the time to grab your airgun, explains Mat Manning.