View Full Version : Doves are the symbol of peace and they breed for life
August 28, 2001, 07:34 PM
And they are quite tastey. What guns and loads are you guys using? Fooled ya Ha!
August 28, 2001, 07:41 PM
Browning Citori White Lightning 12 Gauge
Remington Hi-Velocity 8 shot
August 28, 2001, 07:48 PM
I'll be switching between an old Browning Auto 5 "sweet 16" and a Berretta 390 12g.
August 28, 2001, 09:29 PM
Winchester 101 20 gauge.
Remington #8 ShurShot Heavy Dove.
August 28, 2001, 10:14 PM
Fooled ya Ha!
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August 29, 2001, 05:45 AM
An 870, of course!
Trap reloads in STS or AA hulls, an oz of 71 1/2s.
August 29, 2001, 07:30 AM
Mosburg 500 series in .410 or a Mos. Maverick 12 gauge.
I cleaned them twice this month. And dove season is about a month and a half away in Florida. I keep checking my supplies.
August 29, 2001, 09:26 AM
870 12ga 28" FULL / MOD / IC / SKEET choke and Remington ShurShot #7 1/2 / AA #7 1/2 / AA #9 depending on location.
August 29, 2001, 09:59 AM
Rem. 1100 28" Modified Vent Rib. (an oldie but goodie) Shooting 2 3/4" field loads (3 1/2-1 1/8) in either # 7 1/2 or # 9 shot. Later in the year I may switch to 3 3/4-1 1/4 for a few more yards range when they get more skitterish.
August 29, 2001, 10:26 AM
I'm not going after doves till the early Canada season ends :p When I do, it will be with the trusty Mossberg 500, and either my skeet load (Fed hulls, Clays,Win209's,1oz of #8 in a WAA12SL wad) or my trap load (Fed hulls,GreenDot,Win209's 1-1/8oz of #8's in a 12S3 wad).
August 29, 2001, 12:46 PM
I just bought an old Ithaca M37- 20 gauge. Think I'll give it a try.
August 29, 2001, 12:55 PM
Most all animals breed for life. I guess you meant "mate for life." ;)
If they mate for life, it's only fair to kill both, right? And since you don't know which one is which mate, you should waste the whole covey (SP), right? So, we have a legitimate sporting need for automatic shotguns. ;)
August 29, 2001, 01:38 PM
Buzz: Good point! If only we could all be so lucky (to breed for life that is).
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