Learn about the various types of guns and ammo used in duck hunting from a hunting expert in this free duck hunting video.
This section is on ammunition and weapons. Shot guns for ducks. Most people have hunted ducks with a verity of weapons. Probably one of the best all around guns is going to be a twelve gage mainly because its a lot better selection of ammunition and you know the barrel length I know different people have different preference on that it is probably more of a preference. This is a Beretta Silver Eagle a three ninety and it shoots two and three quarter and three inch shells and it has a barrel length of twenty six inches. Good all around gun of course the inter changeable chokes on the end for different techniques and different situations if your hunting in timber you'll want you know you will be using more close up shots. If you haunting in open fields your probably going to want to use something that has a little bit more of a tight pattern. The different kind of ammunition that your going to use obliviously you going to match it to the caliber of the gun but there is a verity of them. Steal shot is the name of the game these days its probably one of the best in terms of cost efficiency. With the move to none toxic shot were not able to shoot lead any more at ducks. There is a verity of other kinds as well. This package here is heavy shot and there is also bismuth and a verity of different compounds that people are trying to use that are non toxic to ducks and you will just experiment and find out what is the best load for the particular gun that your hunting with. This two and three quarter inch length heavy shot number four is a good all around choice that I like. These are three inch shells and for twelve gage and they reach out a little bit further but again for ammunition and for shot guns you'll want to use what your most comfortable with and you have a lot of confidence as well. So those are good things to know about ammunition for shots for duck hunting.