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Old 07-29-2006, 08:14 PM
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Try some Kent Fasteel 3" #2's 11/8 oz loads at 1560 fps. Swing through the bird as soon as you get infront of the beak,,, pull the trigger!

never lost a bird due to over flight after kill they all felll just some in briar patches[:'(]that i couldnt get to
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Old 07-29-2006, 10:19 PM
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Cheapest stuff i can find the winchester expert hi volocity they work good if your not trying to shoot 80 + yards I have killed ducks and geese no prob at 45 or 50 yards just wate till close enough
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Old 07-30-2006, 07:53 AM
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Cheapest stuff i can find the winchester expert hi volocity they work good if your not trying to shoot 80 + yards I have killed ducks and geese no prob at 45 or 50 yards just wate till close enough
You might get a golden bb at 45-50 yards once in a while,, but if your consistantly shooting at 45-50 yards your doing alot more crippling oreducatingthan killing. Steel shot does not have theenergy too kill consistantly at those ranges!
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Old 07-31-2006, 09:11 AM
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For ducks: 3" #3 Federals or any fast loads

For Geese 3.5" Hevi B is the best I have used....
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Old 08-18-2006, 02:52 PM
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I shoot Winchester Drylok 3" #4's. Here in South Carolina we shoot alot of woodies in the swamps causing shells to get wet. Dryloks hold up like a champ. Expensive but worth it.
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Old 08-19-2006, 05:50 AM
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Gotta cast my vote for the 1625 fps 3.5 Kent load. Used it last year for the first time and was impressed especially how well it kills cripples.
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Old 08-19-2006, 02:09 PM
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kent #2!
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Old 08-19-2006, 03:08 PM
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Well you're on your way to become a waterfowler when you said you want to improve on spead , blind etc. A good suggestion that should be heeded is the one to pattern what a particular load is doing in your gun.choke combination.
Shooting a few weeks before the season doesn't cut it in my book. One should shoot year round skeet and sporting and always low gun. Perfect your shooting , learn how to place decoys properly andtheconcealment need for where you hunt and you'll find 40 yards will become the longest shoot you'll be taking. Then you can shoot 1 1/4 oz stuff doing 1350 -1375 and hammering birds instead of your cheek and shoulder or needing an auto to hunt.
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Old 08-19-2006, 03:38 PM
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kent but we still got some junk winchesters we gotta use up
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Old 08-20-2006, 06:18 PM
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Are edge of are decoys were 45 yards away and i killed a buch at the edge swampthing
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