Squirrel Airgun Hunt

Squirrel airgun hunting in the Winter means unpredictable weather so the hunting outfit today is the Deerhunter Mouflon long Winter jacket in Realtree Edge, which offers support against the elements if there is a sudden drop in temperature. Find out more about hunting in the Winter with these top tips from Hawke.

The grey squirrel population is rapidly growing in this area and really needs to be brought under control. The hunting gear of choice is the Air Arms S510 Ultimate Sporter, ideal for squirrel shooting as it is lightweight and manoeuvrable. The variation of shots will change throughout the day from 35-50 yards; having a high-powered air rifle gives that extra length.

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The Air Arms S510 Ultimate Sporter is backed by the Hawke Airmax 4-16×50 scope and a Pulsar Helion XP50 thermal imager.

Grey squirrel population is rapidly growing in this area... ...and really needs to be brought under control.

Starting off on a highseat does not bring the rewards needed so a different tactic, heading out on foot.

It does not take long for a clear sight of a squirrel on a nearby pheasant feeder. Feeders will always offer a great spot to find squirrel. With the Air Arms S510 Ultimate Sporter at the ready it wont be long before there is a perfect shot.

Find out more about how to use harvested wild meat from our friends at Talking Game with the best squirrel risotto recipe 

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  • Hawke Airmax 30 SF Riflescope

    AIRMAX 4-16x50

    30mm | Side Focus | Illumination

    16 layer fully multi-coated optics for exceptional clarity. Side focus control for parallax adjustment to infinity. 30mm mono-tube chassis for superior strength. Glass etched reticle with red illumination. Stepless rheostat offers total brightness control. 1⁄4 MOA exposed, locking and resettable turrets. Fast focus eyebell and high torque zoom ring.

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