duck shotgun

Stories, places to go, techniques, equipment, etc..
Post Reply
cummins diesel power
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 1026
Joined: Sun May 17, 2009 4:39 pm
Location: Lake Whitney, Texas
Contact:

duck shotgun

Post by cummins diesel power »

What make model shotgun do you all kill your duck's with.
I use a steven's/savage model 311 side by side 12 gauge
I've had since i was 13. get's the job done. fine dove gun too
15x7 1974 airgator,500 cadillac dd,74" q series sensenich prop, 1/2" uhmw poly.
18x8 2001 panther, 502 chevy, 2 to 1 century,3 blade 78" stump puller, 1/2" poly
User avatar
Whitebear
Site Supporter - VIII
Site Supporter - VIII
Posts: 16555
Joined: Thu Jan 05, 2006 7:49 pm
Location: Palm Bay, Fl
Contact:

Re: duck shotgun

Post by Whitebear »

Cant go wrong there. I am a fan of the side by guns. I used to hunt with a Fox 12 Ga side by. Used it for all my shotgun chores except Quail. Loved that old gun. Had a reproduction Side By el cheapo something in .410 Cal I used to hunt Quail with.
"The Constitution is not so the government can restrain the people, it is so the people can restrain the government." Patrick Henry
The government cannot give anything --
that they have not first taken from someone else.
User avatar
veroairboatjunky
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 23
Joined: Wed Sep 16, 2009 10:22 am
Location: Vero Beach, FL

Re: duck shotgun

Post by veroairboatjunky »

i shoot a remington 1100..........and i love it
Mathews catch us if you can!
Hogheaven
Site Supporter - II
Site Supporter - II
Posts: 167
Joined: Tue May 16, 2006 8:57 pm
Location: Rockport, Texas
Contact:

Re: duck shotgun

Post by Hogheaven »

Im in the salt marshes... I like a disposible gun, Maverick88. 150 bucks from academy and if it breaks, gets rusty, dents, drops in marsh... its no big deal.
Floral City Deckover 16x8
454
Stinger
3 Blade WaterWalker
cummins diesel power
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 1026
Joined: Sun May 17, 2009 4:39 pm
Location: Lake Whitney, Texas
Contact:

Re: duck shotgun

Post by cummins diesel power »

remington 1100, if i remember that's a semi auto right? my friends dad has
a remington 20g 1100. I wanted to buy it but my friend said he probably wouldn't.
the thing i like about doeble barrels is your barrels have different chokes so u can shoot long or
short range
15x7 1974 airgator,500 cadillac dd,74" q series sensenich prop, 1/2" uhmw poly.
18x8 2001 panther, 502 chevy, 2 to 1 century,3 blade 78" stump puller, 1/2" poly
User avatar
sberryman
Site Supporter - IV
Site Supporter - IV
Posts: 1957
Joined: Thu Aug 14, 2008 9:04 pm
Location: Sand Rock Al.
Contact:

Re: duck shotgun

Post by sberryman »

I prefer old school I use 2 different guns 1 is a 1903 12ga Belgium browning auto 5 and the other is my grandfathers 1897 Winchester 12ga. pump 8)
sometimes I just need to feel connected to the past :D I know where my roots are :D
"The frog does not drink up the pond in which he lives." ~Native Proverb~
michael kenty
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 24
Joined: Mon Oct 05, 2009 7:31 pm

Re: duck shotgun

Post by michael kenty »

get a benelli nova
TEAM YOUNG GUN BOWFISHING OR GIRLS GONE WILD
rost495
Site Supporter - III
Site Supporter - III
Posts: 2331
Joined: Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:30 pm
Location: La Grange, TX

Re: duck shotgun

Post by rost495 »

Salt I generally run a cheaper pump and keep it hosed down.

Fresh I run a well worn 11-87.

In the AM our TX duck season opens, and its the first season without a friend, I will, in his honor, take his 101 Win out in the morning. I hope I do it right.

Jeff
User avatar
John C
Site Supporter - V
Site Supporter - V
Posts: 2885
Joined: Thu Jan 26, 2006 9:43 pm
Location: Palm City

Re: duck shotgun

Post by John C »

I shoot Remington's also. I know the new Beretta's and Benelli's are real nice guns. But I'm just partial to the remington. Still shooting a Rem. 1100 12Ga that I got when I was in the ninth grade. that was almost 40 years ago. I bought a Rem 3200 over/under about 5 years after that, still killing Ducks with that too. And about 3years ago I bought a Rem 1187. Its got different screw in chokes and shoots 2 3/4, 3, and 3 1/2 in shells. But I just leave the mod. choke in and shoot the same loads every season. If it works for you, why change.
User avatar
BCSO #2
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 398
Joined: Fri May 01, 2009 12:05 am

Re: duck shotgun

Post by BCSO #2 »

I like my old 22 long rifle with rat shot!!!! makes it more sportin!!!!!!
cummins diesel power
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 1026
Joined: Sun May 17, 2009 4:39 pm
Location: Lake Whitney, Texas
Contact:

Re: duck shotgun

Post by cummins diesel power »

^ lol, that wouldnt even reach them
15x7 1974 airgator,500 cadillac dd,74" q series sensenich prop, 1/2" uhmw poly.
18x8 2001 panther, 502 chevy, 2 to 1 century,3 blade 78" stump puller, 1/2" poly
Rich Andrews
Site Supporter - IV
Site Supporter - IV
Posts: 6864
Joined: Wed Jun 15, 2005 9:20 pm

Re: duck shotgun

Post by Rich Andrews »

that would be illegal, and i would have to call you in on that one,or make a citizens arrest :P
Big Ole Deckover in the making...
belly_up
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 371
Joined: Wed Feb 27, 2008 8:51 pm
Location: La Grange, TX
Contact:

Re: duck shotgun

Post by belly_up »

i shoot a rem1187 and it sucks. Constantly jamming and i didnt even have it all last season because it was in the shop. I try to clean it after every weekend/hunt but it still jams. If i had the money i would be shooting a beretta but cant afford it right now.
It ain't no woman flesh and blood, it's that damned 'ol airboat.
rost495
Site Supporter - III
Site Supporter - III
Posts: 2331
Joined: Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:30 pm
Location: La Grange, TX

Re: duck shotgun

Post by rost495 »

I almost suspect its the fact that its the super mag 11-87, my regular one never missed a beat while the ones Richard and them used, benelli whatever all bit the dust at flag pond at one time or another.....

Maybe you need to run 500 rounds through the gun first?

I know that they like warm ammo, and need to be kept clean and wet though.
User avatar
Quackcephus
Site Supporter - III
Site Supporter - III
Posts: 2908
Joined: Sun Jul 30, 2006 4:28 pm
Location: Somewhere on the Brazos River
Contact:

Re: duck shotgun

Post by Quackcephus »

I cut my teeth shootin' an 870 Wingmaster & then when steel shot became madatory I went to an 870 Super Mag. After 30 some odd years shootin' a pump gun & I switched to a Benelli SBE II. :twisted:

I never had a problem with any of the Remingtons or the Benelli, but the SBE II sure does shoot a lot faster & without all the recoil. :bounce:
:texas:
User avatar
goldhunter_2
Site Supporter - III
Site Supporter - III
Posts: 8956
Joined: Mon May 23, 2005 7:17 pm
Location: Port Saint Lucie Fl

Re: duck shotgun

Post by goldhunter_2 »

I like the 1100 I got as a kid but my son has claimed it now I shoot a Charles daily :?


sberryman man your swinging a A-5 and a model 12 that is some nice iron :D
.


Support our future , get a kid involved in the outdoors!!

:rebel:



.
User avatar
gatorfrog2
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 572
Joined: Sat May 02, 2009 1:50 pm

Re: duck shotgun

Post by gatorfrog2 »

Mossberg 950 Magnum w/ Patternmaster choke 3"-3" 1/2" # 2's & 4's... :twisted: ...or 20ga. 1100 LT. model ,or oveerunder Rem. Spartan made in Russia...2 3/4 and 3'' # 4s. when I'm feeling sporty!! :P But I can always count on the Winchester 12oo pump. stock mod. barrell. 2's and 4's in 2 3/4". All guns are hunted in salt too.....Just keep them oiled and cleaned after every hunt!!!.....or painted w/Rustolum Flat Black. :lol:
Lycoming 0320H 3/4 alum. Custom deckover 69" Narrow Whispertip w/ SuperSlick2000
User avatar
ghenry
Southern Airboat Member
Posts: 283
Joined: Mon Feb 16, 2009 1:38 am
Location: Victoria

Re: duck shotgun

Post by ghenry »

Benelli M2 with the original patternmaster. I'm totally down with using a cheaper pump in the salt but I'm too crappy of a pumper and constantly jammed shells and got tired of the kick. The M2 does not shoot 3-1/2 loads, but If the hunting is slow heavi shot will go farther than I'm able to aim anyway. I love that gun. It's real light with very little kick. I'd sleep with it but my wife gets jealous. Additionally, I've had no problem with corrosion, but I am diligent about wiping it down, flushing the action with gun scrubber, then being fairly liberal with the rem oil. If you get a chance, shoulder an M2 sometime. I think anyone would really enjoy how light it is.
18' alumitech AGI-2, 540 felber, 4 blade sensenich superwide, 2.68 stinger gearbox
NotAGuide
Site Supporter - I
Site Supporter - I
Posts: 234
Joined: Mon Sep 28, 2009 6:01 pm
Location: Waco or Rockport Texas

Re: duck shotgun

Post by NotAGuide »

When hunting ducks, semi-auto all the way. Benelli M2's are awesome guns and if camo dipped will hold up to a harsh saltwater environment better than most. After hunting with both Benelli's and Berretta Extrema's, I prefer the Extrema hands down. Its a little heavier than the M2 and SBE but fits me better and has less recoil. Theres still a few 1st gen Extema's floating around under $900 which is $500-600 less than the SBE2.
Professional JB Welder
Old 18' American hull, 470CID S&S, Ch3 2:1, 3-blade Whirlwind Whisper Tip
Post Reply

Return to “Hunting & Fishing”