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Buckshot: Minimum pattern/maximum range.

Old 05-14-2013, 08:45 PM
Boone & Crockett
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Ponce de Leon Florida USA
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Dang son, you tried this same buckshot love on AlDeer and nobody agreed with you. I've killed well over 100 deer with buckshot, only because it was the only thing you could legally dog hunt with in Alabama. I hope I never have to use it again.
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Old 05-14-2013, 10:52 PM
Nontypical Buck
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I've only had 00 Buck in a shotgun some 30 + yrs ago during a drive. Never needed to shoot.
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Old 05-15-2013, 05:33 AM
Typical Buck
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Location: Northern WI
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In WI, buckshot was legal many (over 50) years ago I believe, but has not been legal in my lifetime. Same in MN.

I am sure buckshot is effective at the right range with the right load. And deer in the south run a bit less in weight, making a difference as well. An article about its use is at http://www.fieldandstream.com/blogs/...about-buckshot
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Old 05-16-2013, 10:47 PM
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Originally Posted by timbercruiser View Post
I hope I never have to use it again.
You won't if you choose not to.
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