TITLE

Muzzleloader Turkeys

AUTHOR(S)
Mason, Chad
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Outdoor Life;Nov2007, Vol. 214 Issue 10, pHB6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers some tips for muzzleloader hunters hunting for turkeys. A muzzleloading shotgun consists of a measured amount of granular propellant, a fiber wad, a measured amount of shot pellets and an overshot wad. The 12-gauge is the undisputed king of the turkey woods, offering a good balance of power and portability. Turkey hunters should put enough emphasis on turkeys, such as where to find them and how to get close enough for a shot.
ACCESSION #
27165092

 

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