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#5502641 - 12/27/14 02:34 PM Talk about your gear
txtrophy85 Offline
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Registered: 08/12/05
Posts: 22039
What is your preferred shotguns/shells/choke

Thoughts on aftermarket chokes?

What about decoy spreads/calls?

Just dove into duck hunting with both feet after a few years of shooting them casually

Reay don't know much about the finer points of hunting ducks, I'm still in the learning stages

I'm shooting a beretta A300 12 gauge with 3" no. 2 kent silver steel and 3" no.4 black cloud close range for decoying birds close

Before I was shooting them with a 20 gauge with kent fasteel in no.3 and 4
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#5502671 - 12/27/14 02:49 PM Re: Talk about your gear [Re: txtrophy85]
BOBO the Clown Offline
decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 41117
Loc: Metroplex
Hypersonic 4's and 6's
Briley LM

Decoys for coast - cheap
Call for the coast- whistle

None coast- Dakota/G&H/avian
None coast- RNT original
Wader Macks and Simms

Clothing Columbia

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#5502682 - 12/27/14 02:57 PM Re: Talk about your gear [Re: txtrophy85]
Moto382 Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 12/02/12
Posts: 190
Loc: Frisco, TX
Winchester SX3
Patternmaster choke tube
Hevi Metal #2
Avain X decoys-spread depends on conditions
RNT Alpha 2
RNT Original
Whistle
Under armour, Drake, LaCrosse = your gonna be warm & dry
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#5502878 - 12/27/14 04:47 PM Re: Talk about your gear [Re: txtrophy85]
Windrider Offline
Tracker

Registered: 09/26/06
Posts: 597
Loc: McKinney, TX
Shotgun: 11-87 LH Premier in Teflon black for bad weather days. Either A5 Magnum in Teflon black or SxS for non rain days.

Chokes: skeet for small ponds/opening weekend and a Terror .675 for big water/public/late season.

Shells: 3" 3s - moving away from these. (Meh...)
Original Hevisteel 4s. Running out of these slowly. (These are awesome)
Bismuth handloads of 4s when I shoot my Dad's A5.
Moving toward: handloads of HW13 6s.

Calls: RNT Shortbarrel with a reed that I tuned.
RNT Timber
Kellys Kalls (perfection, highly recommended)
Winglock short reed Goose Call

Jacket - Filson waterfowl in Advantage Wetlands

Decoys: A mixture of makes in 'not so much' mallard.
Or my own hand carved cork decoys.
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Thought for the day: Ducks were almost hunted to extinction long before camo was invented.

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