I was wondering if I could get some tips on shooting ducks. I'm guessing I shoot behind them a lot but I want to improve my shooting. I hear some of the most important things are the follow through and the lead. I am looking for tips on how to shoot ducks approacing different ways. First, a duck flying straight across you. A duck which is locked up and cuming in straight at you kinda like the logo at the top left corner of this website. Ducks locked up coming in across you.....and ducks that have been locked up but when you pop up flare. Can anyone give me tips on these instances. Is it true when they are flying aross you, you shoudl start your swing behind the duck and swing your gun infront of the duck and then shoot. One last thing. Typically, about how far should a person lead a duck?