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#2730641 - 01/21/12 09:20 PM Crow hunting ?
JDBinTN
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What is a good shot size for crows?
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#2730644 - 01/21/12 09:24 PM Re: Crow hunting ? [Re: JDBinTN]
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6's
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#2730647 - 01/21/12 09:29 PM Re: Crow hunting ? [Re: stik]
pressfit
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It depends on the area, the cover and the crows, My buddy and I set up in the edge of my half cut corn field not long ago, all I had was # 8's and they were coming in right on top of us, I think we got about 15,, they we coming in on top of us.. they usually do with the right sound and set up.. I really prefer 6 or 7 1/2's... full choke.. remember you can only hunt the weekends and only have 3 shells in the gun..
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#2732776 - 01/23/12 06:26 PM Re: Crow hunting ? [Re: pressfit]
backwoods7
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ive used a bunch of diffrent shot sizes and choke combos and the way i see it if your calling em into woods a mod choke and 7.5's are great in field edges i like full choke and 5s or 6s

Edited by backwoods7 (01/23/12 06:27 PM)

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#2732829 - 01/23/12 06:56 PM Re: Crow hunting ? [Re: backwoods7]
Hunt 365
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High brass 6's will reach out and touch them with a full choke
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#2732856 - 01/23/12 07:11 PM Re: Crow hunting ? [Re: Hunt 365]
Carlos Viagra
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Would the shotgun need to be plugged?
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#2733407 - 01/24/12 09:07 AM Re: Crow hunting ? [Re: Carlos Viagra]
pressfit
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 Originally Posted By: Carlos Viagra
Would the shotgun need to be plugged?

YEP
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#2733828 - 01/24/12 04:16 PM Re: Crow hunting ? [Re: pressfit]
scn
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 Originally Posted By: pressfit
 Originally Posted By: Carlos Viagra
Would the shotgun need to be plugged?

YEP


Actually, even though a crow is a migratory bird, it does not fall into the same set of regulations as doves/ducks, geese, etc.
There IS NOT a requirement for the magazine to be plugged while hunting crows.
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#2733950 - 01/24/12 05:43 PM Re: Crow hunting ? [Re: scn]
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#2734067 - 01/24/12 07:15 PM Re: Crow hunting ? [Re: scn]
pressfit
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 Originally Posted By: scn
 Originally Posted By: pressfit
 Originally Posted By: Carlos Viagra
Would the shotgun need to be plugged?

YEP


Actually, even though a crow is a migratory bird, it does not fall into the same set of regulations as doves/ducks, geese, etc.
There IS NOT a requirement for the magazine to be plugged while hunting crows.

My local GW specifically told me I could only have 3 shells in my gun.. I asked him.. If.. I get checked and in the process of a ticket.. can I whip out my droid and show him this post and not have any worries??
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