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Old November 25, 2002, 08:32 AM   #1
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shotgun books

i am a neophyte shotgunner, having only enough wingshooting experience to have developed many bad habits. now that i have a range to shoot at im interested in correcting my form and getting better.
can anyone suggest a book(s) that might be beneficial to a beginning trap/skeet shooter?
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Old November 25, 2002, 01:16 PM   #2
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May I recommend the following book: "The Gun Digest Book of Trap & Skeet Shooting," by Chris Christian. My copy is the 3rd edition and includes information on Sporting Clays as well.
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Old November 25, 2002, 03:55 PM   #3
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The Shotgunner's Library can be found under Dewey Decimal Sytem #799. Good ones include....

Shotgunning, the Art and the Science, by Bob Brister. About 20 years old, but it's a vital resource.

Score Better At Trap, by Fred Missledine. Also not new, but a great readup for trapshooting.

The Little Trapshooting Book. According to friends, this is good also.

And for specific questions,ask rat cheer, Lots of experience among the regulars...
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Old November 25, 2002, 04:31 PM   #4
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I'm going to really blow you mind my favorite book if you want to really learn to shoot a shotgun (not for organized Trap or skeet)

ORVIS wing -shooting handbook by Bruce Bowlen.

This book is If you want to get the most out of a shotgun as a wingshooting tool.
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