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Old November 14, 2006, 11:04 PM   #1
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Huntin some Canadian Geese

Plannin a goose hunt here in mid-December and I'm just curious as to what shell you migratory hunters use. So lets here it!
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Old November 14, 2006, 11:53 PM   #2
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Goose - 3" BB steel effective range 25-45 yds .
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Old November 15, 2006, 01:00 AM   #3
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Alright, I ended up picking up some 3 inch 2 shot, I'm sure that'll do the job.

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Old November 18, 2006, 01:10 AM   #4
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If you are hunting geese or any waterfowl, make sure you buy steel shot. I like the 3" T or F for geese. It may or may not be legal in your area...T-shot is .20" in diameter, F shot is .22' in diameter.
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Old November 23, 2006, 06:35 PM   #5
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I have to use the nontoxic stuff. Bismuth 2 shot 3in or Tungston matrix BB 3in, whichever I can find first, usually the Tungston.
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Old November 23, 2006, 08:43 PM   #6
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Canada goose = flying carp....


Steel 2's would be my choice for decoying - T shot if pass shooting.

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Old November 24, 2006, 11:06 AM   #7
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"Canada goose = flying carp"

Hint: ask for cooking lessons for Christmas....

I use 3" #4 Hevi-Shot on Canadas, although #6 will work over decoys at 25 or 35 yards.

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Old December 5, 2006, 04:25 PM   #8
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Canadian geese

Actually up here ALL our geese are CANADIAN,Brant Snows Blues,ETCJITC
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