Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by coyote_runner, Mar 27, 2004.

Help Support Long Range Hunting by donating:

  1. coyote_runner

    coyote_runner Member

    Mar 20, 2004
    I know that this is a rifle shooting forum but does any one shoot shotguns at all out there. If you do reply!!!!
  2. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

    May 3, 2001
    Shot a 7X7 bull elk and also a huge black wolf from a low flying chopper with SSG once, does that count [​IMG] Also a few truckloads (big trucks) of black bears with slugs from a folding stock 870, guess that was shotgun shooting. Oh yea, there was also hundreds of coyotes and foxes from a Super Cub, used birdshot from about twenty feet...

    ----, I haven't ever shot a bird with a shotgun, do they work good for that? [​IMG]
  3. Dave King

    Dave King Well-Known Member

    May 3, 2001
    I have a few 870's with fully rifled slug barrels for deer hunting and every once in awhile I'll stick a shot barrel on one for doves. I shoot the Lightfield slugs nowadays, they seem to get along with me the best.
  4. Guest

    Guest Guest

    What kind of experience are you chasing?
    I have shot IPSC shotgun at a national level and currently shoot an O/U on sporting clays and crows; ducks etc here in Australia.About 5000rds per annum.
    I have a Browning s/a 12 ga 3" in Nz where I shoot Canada geese; ducks and rabbits about 750rds per annual trip.
    Australians have very controlled availability to semi auto shotguns and s/a rimfire and cf are basically banned notionwide since 1997.
    I have used SG on pigs but gave it away as I found you had to very close and keep all the slugs within the pattern on the animal to be effective.
    Once you go to solid slugs i reckon you are better off with a rifle.