GreenHeadDead wrote:good tip, ill try that out. Say it has a good pattern. What sort of placement/lead should take place shooting a duck ? thanks!
fullmoon wrote:putting a full doesnt makes our short range shotgun a long range stinger/heat seeking missile
i said so bcz my buddy recently put full to his xplore,ducks were not working well with decoys that day and he unexpectedly shot two times on a flock that was 80+ yards and missed with 36g #5 loads @ 1300fps,my first response,hey What the f***** are u doing??? u know he said i am shooting through a full.
later we patterned the gun and it was doing good @ max 60 yards.
1) 1st pattern gun.
2) take shot in max range that your choke and load supports.
JuniorPre 360 wrote:That's why when they're clost, ya gotta choot em in tha beak.
Fatback wrote:Find one choke/load and stick with it....I shoot IC/ black cloud combo, more i shoot with that the more confidant i am with it. What part of NB are you from GreenHeaddead?
frydaddy wrote:i find that when im missing it is either because im pointing at them or not following thru. i always fix this buy getting behind the bird and as u pass it up squeze off, and follow thru. this will solve alot of lead problems if u follow thru. passing birds, flairing birds, or ducks coming off the water, all the same process.
seems to work better than trying to figure out how far out in front i should be. also u said u think you might be shooting in front of them. if the duck fluters or rocks his head up when you shoot then ya ur in front, it is hard to see when your the one shooting but its like they kinda skip or pull back a little.
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