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Shotguns Always Win Against a Wasp’s Nest

shotguns always win

Well many of us have done this before.

When dealing with a bee hive or a wasp nest, sometimes it’s just too big to get up on a ladder and spray some Raid up there. We sportsmen have an alternative—guns. Why burn it or hose it down with poisonous spray when you could just blast it with a shotgun?

Youtuber Wranglerstar did exactly that, but made a big mistake. He left his cameras within range of some very angry wasps.

In my personal experience, a 12-gauge shotgun loaded with 8-shot shells does a great job on wasps, hornet and yellow jacket nests. Be careful of where you shoot and then get the heck out of Dodge. They’ll shoot back!

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Shotguns Always Win Against a Wasp’s Nest