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Pheasant combo #5215653 07/24/14 12:47 AM
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Just curious what choke and shells everyone uses. not sure if this is a repost but sorry if it is. Thanks in advance

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No. 6 shot HL , mod. choke

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same as above. I shoot a 20ga so I buy 3" but use #6's. I have used a full choke in high wind since the birds seem to get up further out.

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Been useing Fiocchi Golden Pheasant GPX 2 3/4 #5 (nickle plated) with IM choke
it does the job


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Re: Pheasant combo [Re: taylormade820] #5216836 07/24/14 08:45 PM
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Awesome thanks

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I use Remington Express Magnums almost exclusively on pheasant - 7.5# on first shot and 6# on 2nd shot. If I am on pen-raised birds, I'll go up to a 9# on first shot and 7.5# on 2nd shot. This is with a 12. With a 20 ga I'll bump these up a notch.

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Them SD birds must be harder to kill. I use 4's and 5's on em.


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I have been pheasant hunting for about 7 years. Up until this past season I always used #5 copper plated lead through modified in a 12ga. I missed or wounded a lot of birds. This past season there were no birds, but I changed to a 20ga and #6 copper plated lead or tungsten out of an improved cylinder choke. I only shot at 8 or 9 pheasant all season, but all except one went down with the first shot. The other took a followup shot. I did not loose a single bird this past season.

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When I hunted KS in the late 90's I used a MOD Choke with 6 shot.........

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Originally Posted By: stinkbelly
I have been pheasant hunting for about 7 years. Up until this past season I always used #5 copper plated lead through modified in a 12ga. I missed or wounded a lot of birds. This past season there were no birds, but I changed to a 20ga and #6 copper plated lead or tungsten out of an improved cylinder choke. I only shot at 8 or 9 pheasant all season, but all except one went down with the first shot. The other took a followup shot. I did not loose a single bird this past season.


Gotta get me some of that tungsten you were shooting last year, did you get it online?


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20 gauge 6's and 4's. All 2 3\4 inch. Quail hunting 28 gauge AA #9

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