Ep 136: How To Pattern A Turkey Hunting Shotgun

Today we’re going to talk about how to find out which turkey hunting ammunition is best for your shotgun. Just like with rifles and centerfire ammunition, it’s important to see what turkey hunting ammo shoots best in your shotgun. That process is called “patterning” and in this episode I’m going to explains what shotgun patterning is and how to pattern your turkey hunting shotgun.

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What We Covered

1) What it means to pattern a shotgun and why it’s important.

2) How you should actually go about patterning your turkey hunting shotgun.

3) How patterning a turkey hunting shotgun is different from patterning other shotguns.

4) How to determine your maximum effective range with your shotgun.

5) Where you should aim on a turkey with a shotgun and why.

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