Super shot in #5s is gonna be sweet. Now if we could keep the price down...... :? Right now the load I like is hevi in 2 3/4" #4s. I did try steel #2s on ducks a few years ago and crippled two ducks that were never found. I don't shoot many ducks, so I want to killl the ducks and geese I hit. Hevi all the way now for me. :thumbsup: Only 1 goose last year that went about 100 yards and dropped from the sky. The rest have been stone dead.
around here geese are darn smart they dont just drop into decoys you gotta work for em' so i think 3 1/2 inch BBB or T is good i dont sky bust or shoot long geese i try for inside 35 or inside yards but i want that knockdown power for that second shot out to 45
1.5oz steel BBBs @1500 fps. Greatest all around load for geese for the money. If your gun will hold the pattern together and you can shoot good, 55-60 yard shots can be made and wont burn a hole in your wallet. If money is no object than right now I would have to say hevishot is the greatest goose load and my preference in shot size would be 2's or bigger. If the new TSS shot gets approved than I would have to say that it would be the best, but I have yet to hear any approvals.
This morning, I used Federal 12ga, 3.5" 1 3/8oz of steel BBs, @ 1550 fps (federal speed shok). The one that I shot at looked like he flew into a brick wall @ about 45-50yds. Folded and dropped!! I loved it!! At $12.99/25 for the ammo, I'm impressed. As good or better than the 3" Hevi-Shot I used last season. Obviously 1 goose doen't make it scientific, but so far, so good. I'll keep doing my "research" for the next 2 weeks during our early season.
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