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Patterning your Shotgun Before Turkey Hunting

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Turkey • Mossy Oak University, Season 1, Episode 12 – 1m 49s

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  • Patterning your Shotgun Before Turkey...

    In order to have success on a turkey hunt, you must pattern your shotgun. Arguably the most important step as a turkey hunter is to know the range and best pattern for killing a turkey. The goal for patterning is to be on target, so sit and use a rest to keep the shotgun steady. Determine a good ...

  • Using a Gun Rest to Pattern a Shotgun...

    Just as you wouldn’t shoot off-hand to sight in a rifle, don’t do it with a shotgun. Use a good, stable rest and know exactly where you want the pattern to hit on the turkey target. Always use ear protection and eye protection when patterning your turkey gun, just as you would any other firearm.

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