Get some pointers on shotgun basics for deer hunting this fall from a whitetail hunting pro.
Primos Hunting goes through some of the shotgun basics for deer hunting this fall to help you choose the right gun for your next whitetail adventure.
Using a shotgun for deer hunting is a must in some areas as centerfire rifles are banned in the management regulations. What might have been seen in the past as a bit of handicap has completely changed. There are a number of shotguns specifically designed with the deer hunter in mind.
With rails able to mount a scope and rifled slug barrels for modern shotgun shells, you now have “tack drivers” that are accurate well out to 120 yards. Not too mention the huge sabot-like slug will put a deer down no problem as long as it is a good shot to the vitals.
The choice of methods to hunt America’s favorite big game has never better been better and if you are like me, you have bows, crossbows, shotguns and rifles to get the most out of your hunting months.