Good all around goose loads?

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Good all around goose loads?

Postby T-MAN » Tue Oct 18, 2005 7:15 pm

I have a Charles Daly, 31/2 inc, with a 28inch barrell and i was wondering a good all around goose hunting load?
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Postby Sagebrush » Tue Oct 18, 2005 10:25 pm

Steel : BB or BBB at 1550fps or if you have enough $$$
Hevi-shot: # 2 Rolls em over & puts em down hard.
You can go BIGGER in the pellet size if you want;however you will loose pellet count and DENSE patterns! Note: at 30 yards aim at the tip of their nose.
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Postby CMAN » Wed Oct 19, 2005 1:52 am

I shoot a 12 gauge 3 in. and use 2 shot kent if there decoying well or bb if I need to shoot a little farther (or if thats all I have) I personally have never shot hevi shot but Im sure its good. Ive also never had a problem killing geese with steel. just something ot think about.

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Postby chrispbrown27 » Wed Oct 19, 2005 9:20 am

When ducks and geese are on the menu I shoot 3 and half 1's. When its geese alone, I might step up to BB's, but often I just shoot the 1's.
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Postby goosecaller » Thu Oct 20, 2005 10:37 am

Kent faststeel 2's for ducks
Kent faststeel BB's for geese.

They knock em dead.
call 'em in and kill 'em all
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Postby bgoldhunter » Thu Oct 20, 2005 11:23 am

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Postby doane25 » Thu Oct 20, 2005 10:13 pm

early in the year i will shoot some 3 1/2" #2 winchester supreme, then i'll switch to hevi shot as they get more and more feathers
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