Being an effective hunter with a modern precision air rifle requires;
being suitably well informed about the intended quarry species,have a wealth of knowledge concerning different hunting methods,a detailed understanding of how their air rifle performs, and know how to maximise its attributes to optimise efficacy in the field, and a level of proficiency in shooting an air rifle.
The Airgunner's Companion: A Field Guide to Hunting with Air Rifles, provides the reader with the fundamental knowledge necessary to be an effective hunter. With detailed discussion about the different types of airgun and selecting additional shooting equipment (such as telescopic sights, moderators, laser range finders, etc). Chapters include how to use camouflage effectively, manage serious vermin control and conservation projects, stalking, lamping rabbits, how to decoy woodpigeon and corvid species to the ground, hunting around farmyards and woodland and a dedicated section on the effective control of grey squirrels.
The book unites the latest developments in airgun technology, tried and tested methods for hunting, and the latest scientific knowledge concerning animal behaviour.