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Few pics from hunting with a 410 this year. #5577749 02/02/15 12:46 PM
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Buddy and I decided we were going to tackle the US waterfowl list with 410s.
Knocked a bunch off in one year.

1. Bwt
2. Gwt
3. Wigeon
4 ringer
5 redhead
6. Spoon
7. Gad
8. Ruddy
9. Woody
10. Scaup
11. Mallard
12. Can
13. Hooded.
14. Greater scaup
15. Harli
16. Surf
17. Ww scoter
18. Rbm
19. Common ge
20. Barrows ge
21. Squaw
22. Buffle
23. Pintail

Geese
1. Lesser canada
2. Cackler
3. Snow
4. Blue
5. Ross

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Re: Few pics from hunting with a 410 this year. [Re: brazosboyt] #5577754 02/02/15 12:49 PM
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Re: Few pics from hunting with a 410 this year. [Re: brazosboyt] #5577756 02/02/15 12:50 PM
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That's impressive. Nice work. up

Re: Few pics from hunting with a 410 this year. [Re: brazosboyt] #5577760 02/02/15 12:54 PM
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Next year gonna hit the east coast and knock off
Eiders, black ducks, and c'mon scoters.

Jan 2017 going after king eiders.

One thing I quickly learned is that you have to take good shots. It didn't take long to learn to shoot for the head. Several hunts I went 6/6.

Re: Few pics from hunting with a 410 this year. [Re: brazosboyt] #5577810 02/02/15 01:33 PM
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Very nice. Some beautiful birds in there.


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Very nice indeed sir


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Handloads?

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No. I'm shooting Winchester xpert hv steel 6's.

Sea ducks I shot hevishot 6's and 4s.

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I think it's been said once before but I'll say it again. Impressive.


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Must've taken some precise shots on those geese and sandhills...nicely done!

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incredible!

tell us about what load/choke you are using?

what is the effective range of these loads?

do you have a lot of cripples?

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Impressive cheers

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I'm shooting Winchester steel 6 's. They are 3", 3/8 oz , 1500 fps loads.

For sea ducks I shot hevishot 6's and 4's.

I shoot them out if a briley ported IM choke. You'd be shocked how hard it hits birds inside if 35 yds.



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Any pics of the greater Bluebill? Did you shoot it in texas or during the sea duck hunt? Or is that the hen in the pic with the scooter and gun?

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Have fun with the scoters, many a time I have patterned them and had them cartwheel, bounce off the water and take off flying. Those buggers are like armored cars. That said a good head shot will do the trick. Got to get them close with the pipe. I have hunted with one for years and they can do the job quite nicely.

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That's awesome.

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That's awesome man. I wish I could do that with a 12ga!


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Where did you get the choke tubes? I am looking for some for a .410. Thanks in advance.

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Originally Posted By: Madewell
Where did you get the choke tubes? I am looking for some for a .410. Thanks in advance.


From briley.

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that is truly incredible.

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That's awesome, I'll have to take the 410 1100 out next season.

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Originally Posted By: Madewell
Where did you get the choke tubes? I am looking for some for a .410. Thanks in advance.

www.briley.com

Thought I would help out, hope you don't mind


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Dang Todd, talk about a handicap. Good luck with the quest. I can barely hit them with a 12 after so many years away from it.


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looks like a 12 gauge shell to me! confused2


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