Shotgun Shells Tag Archive

The History and Revival of the 16 Gauge Shotgun

Take a look at the history, culture, and availability of the 16 gauge shotgun. My shoulder rocked back so much that the other folks at my local skeet range let out an audible...

Choosing a Shotgun for Dove Hunting

Weighing the Pros and Cons of Shotguns for Dove Hunting Dove hunting is perhaps the easiest of the wing shooting disciplines. It is fundamentally the most basic of all hunting, a...

#63 | Shotshell Technology and Development with Federal Ammunition – Project Upland Podcast

Do you know how gauge, velocity and shot size affect your shotgun’s patterning efficiency? What about how manufacturers test for pattern efficiency and develop new shotshell...

What is the Best Shot Size for Bobwhite Quail

Take a look at selecting shot size and choke size for bobwhite quail hunting. Nowadays, I use a 20 Gauge, Beretta 686 Silver Pigeon chambered in Skeet and Modified, Under-Over...

What You Should Know About Shotgun Shells

A complete look at the facts and myths of shotgun shells. Imagine it’s 1880 and you live in New York City. Like most people, you have no running water in your apartment. If...

Pheasant Hunting Ammo and Chokes – A Pheasant Hunters Guide

A Guide to Pheasant Hunting Ammo and Chokes, for a wide spread of situations. Pheasant hunting seems pretty straightforward. You go out, find a public piece of cover near a food...

How to Choose Shot Sizes and Chokes for Ruffed Grouse Hunting

Knowing how to choose shot sizes and chokes for ruffed grouse hunting can change through the season. Let’s be honest, there are a lot of mistakes that can be made while hunting...