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Slow Motion Shotgun Pigeon Shot Impacts [VIDEO]

This hunter captured some amazing slow motion footage of shotgun patterns hitting pigeons. 

Novice and experienced shotgunners can learn a thing or two on proper leads to hit flying birds.

 

Attempting to hit a flying target with a shotgun is not as easy as it looks. The shooter must assess the following:

  • The bird’s speed
  • It’s trajectory, either rising or falling
  • The proper lead to put the pattern of shot on the moving bird

A hunter must shoot ahead of the target, so the bird will fly through the bird shot. Hopefully, this video has answered your questions about bird shot patterns!

Slow Motion Shotgun Pigeon Shot Impacts [VIDEO]