Academy / Fieldcraft

What is Hunter Field Target?

It is estimated that 4 million Air Rifles are owned in the UK alone, which shows how fast the sport is growing in a variety of disciplines. This week we look into the sport of Hunter Field Target (HFT) to find out exactly what the discipline entails – is this the sport for you? …  Hunter Field Target, also known as HFT is a popular target shooting sport that combines the air gun disciplines of target shooting with hunting scenarios. This is predominately an outdoor sport, shot with air rifles rated at a maximum of 12ft.lbf. The aim: The aim…

Ultimate Sporter Review

Air Arms South Africa Ambassador Matt Dubber talks us through why the Ultimate Sporter FAC is his Gun of Choice. The Air Arms Ultimate Sporter is a

Hunting Feral Pigeons

The feral pigeon ‘Columba livia var’ is descended from the wild rock dove which inhabits both inland and sea cliffs around the Mediterranean. The

6 Tips For Better Stalking

Tip 1 : Read The Wind Your scent will carry a long way with a strong wind, so it is essential that you use the wind direction to your advantage

Essential Tips for Air Rifle Safety

Plinking and practising with your air rifle is great fun and how most avid airgunners start out, but airgun offences can lead to prosecutions.

Matt Dubbers Guide To Better Air Gun Shooting

10 Tips for better Airgun Hunting Many people are very quick to assume that if they can shoot well off the bench they will be able to hunt well.

Airgun Hunting: Feral Pigeon and Rat Vermin Control

This week Team Wild’s very own Keith Anderson has been called to a farm in Staffordshire which is currently under siege with wave after wave of

Hunting Speckled Pigeon With The Air Arms S510 Xtra

Introducing a brand new series ‘Pigeon Paradise’ from Air Arms Hunting South Africa, featuring Air Arms owner Matt Dubber! Head on over

Inaccuracy in Airguns

Inaccuracy – What Causes It? Loose Stock Screws are probably the most common cause of inaccuracy in airguns. Even a quarter turn loose can

Pellet Choice for Hunting?

.177 V .22 There are numerous calibres (or sizes) of pellets made for air rifles, but the majority of hunters will opt for either a .177 or a .22.

Building A Pigeon Hide

Concealment is key. Especially if you are going after the crafty woodpigeon. Here is a video showing a great hide being built from start to finish.

Air Arms S510 Ultimate Sporter Carbine

We take a closer look at the Air Arms S510 Ultimate Sporter.