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#2799459 - 04/02/12 04:02 PM chockes for dove huntin
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Registered: 02/06/12
Posts: 138
Loc: madisonville tn

not really familiar with this stuff but was wondering what is the best choke to use for dove hunting
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#2799464 - 04/02/12 04:09 PM Re: chockes for dove huntin [Re: mhale22]
Trapper John
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Registered: 03/13/99
Posts: 11888
Loc: Murfreesboro,TN/Decaturville, ...

Depends on the range of the doves. My typical dove gun has improved cylinder on top and modified on bottom. If I'm using a pump or semi-auto I carry modified, improved and skeet chokes and change depending on how the majority of birds are flying.

I'd go modified if I had to pick only one.

#2799596 - 04/02/12 07:39 PM Re: chockes for dove huntin [Re: Trapper John]
Buzzard Breath
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Registered: 07/31/06
Posts: 1672
Loc: East

 Originally Posted By: Trapper John
I'd go modified if I had to pick only one.

I start out with modified and change to improved if needed, which is hardly ever.

#2799679 - 04/02/12 08:53 PM Re: chockes for dove huntin [Re: Buzzard Breath]
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Registered: 12/28/09
Posts: 3283
Loc: Giles Co. Tn

I hate walking all the way across a field to get a wounded dove.. I normally shoot a mod or full.. for years I shot skeet or improved choke, but the last few years i only shoot the tighter chokes.. when you hitem they fold up..
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#2799728 - 04/02/12 09:42 PM Re: chockes for dove huntin [Re: pressfit]
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Registered: 02/04/09
Posts: 1586
Loc: E. Tenn

Imp cyl on top barrel/light mod on bottom.
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#2799738 - 04/02/12 10:03 PM Re: chockes for dove huntin [Re: rukiddin?]
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Registered: 10/30/05
Posts: 3543
Loc: Knoxville

Light mod is the most open choke I ever shoot for doves, and even then 90% of the time modified is in my gun. Improved mod or full can help you out on late season birds that come in very high or if you are in a field with few hunters and you need to cover the gaps. You didnt ask about shot size, but 7.5s are all you need, preferably magnum (hard) shot.
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