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11 hours ago, Sako76 said:

Yup, shotgun slugs just suck in the accuracy department, especially when you miss with your first shot or need a follow-up shot or two.

How about you take your time for one well placed shot .

More than likely if you missed the first shot your second and third wont be much better

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I am sitting now, hopefully with this cooler weather they start to come in. This is the first time I am out. Anyone else out this morning?

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So Hammer, are you saying you never used a second shot to kill anything?  Ever hit a tree or branch that you didn't see at 90 yards?

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10 hours ago, EliteHunter26 said:

I am sitting now, hopefully with this cooler weather they start to come in. This is the first time I am out. Anyone else out this morning?

Hope you had a good sit Elite.  It finally feels like fall.  

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12 hours ago, Rusty said:

Hope you had a good sit Elite.  It finally feels like fall.  

I enjoyed getting out unfortunately couldn’t make to happen.. still had a blast. I am out now for waterfowl so hopefully my luck turns  around. Good luck to anyone out this rainy morning

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14 hours ago, Sako76 said:

So Hammer, are you saying you never used a second shot to kill anything?  Ever hit a tree or branch that you didn't see at 90 yards?

I’m a bow hunter . Totally different ,

mind set. I wait for the right shot and pass if it’s not perfect .

the mindset of already thinking about needing a second shot turns into spray and pray.

im def not taking a questionable shot at a bear and having to walk up on one that is just injured .

IMO guys shooting muzzleloaders have same mindset as a bow hunter . One good shot .

 

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On 10/11/2018 at 7:20 PM, Sako76 said:

Yup, shotgun slugs just suck in the accuracy department, especially when you miss with your first shot or need a follow-up shot or two.

I consistently shoot deer out to 125 yards with my slug gun without  accuracy issues, sounds more like the guy pulling the trigger department :hmmmer: No different then a bow ,wait for the right shot and its one and done

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Actually slug guns and slugs have come a long way in recent years.  4" groups at 200 yards are possible with the right gun and slug combo. 

I agree that your first shot is usually the only one you need.

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I love my muzzleloader , but those  savage bolt slug guns are really nice as well. Very accurate and pack a wallop.

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