FastPine wrote:great advise guys. I will yell pull, then mount the gun...
RustyGunz1960 wrote:If you want some real practice, yell "PULL", throw your coffee on the ground, grab you gun and lob some shot at the fleeing target!
waterfowlhunter wrote:For me it would have to be tuck it in and zip Never fails, Quiet day and a full bladder, step out of the blind and let it flow and here come the birds
slowshooter wrote:I don't mean to be contrary here... But I have a completely different opinion on low gun at the range.
Bear with me as I explain why...
People shoot targets to learn how to shoot well and with practice can learn to shoot very well... AT TARGETS.
I've watched guys shoot low gun at the range and my observation for the most part is that low gun shooters get better at bringing their gun up - but that doesn't necessarily correlate to better scores. Candidly if someone needs to practice bringing up the gun to the shoulder they should do that at home.
I don't do a full premount, but do have the gun just off my face and shoulder so I can see the clay then lift the gun to face, pull it back the shoulder and pull the trigger. Why? Because the goal is to make contact with the target - not fart around with body mechanics.
Learning lead and more importantly sight picture is probably more critical than anything else other than basic fundamentals.
If you know where to insert the gun in regards to a target or bird's path - you'll be a better shot. Seriously, that's hard enough to learn without hindering the improvement of your shooting because you think lifting the gun should be part of the program.
You are going to lift the gun no matter what... It's more important to know what to do when it's at your cheek than anything else.
Everyone has an opinion... That's mine.
assateague wrote:Wives are all against super cool, awesome ideas. If Columbus had been married, we'd all still be European.
WisconsinWaterfowler wrote: You just have to use the back of your throat and hum. That's how I would describe it anyways.
kjm1022 wrote:jo mcrow wrote:Low gun method is the only way you will become better at wing shooting fowl.
Totally agree with this ^^^^^^^^
WTN10 wrote:helicoptordick is rude and unhelpful.
TomKat wrote:Proper motion is essential. You push the gun out, then pull it in to your shoulder, all in one fluid motion...
Sagebrush wrote:A low mount has to be use in "Official" skeet shots
NSSA (or "American") skeet is by far the most dominant in North America. It not only DOESN'T require low gun mount, almost no one does it.
aunt betty wrote:Low mount, with safety on. That's what I was taught anyway. Then you learn by repeating and repeating and checking to see if safety is on. It's a good habit to start early.
Very poor form to start out with your shotgun up to your shoulder and with safety off.
He's asking about how to get better at shooting ducks. How long can you stand with shotgun mounted to your shoulder? It might be a while, and if you use a duck call you're going to need to set the gun down or hold it at your hip...right?
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