people buying buckshot

DirtyBear0311

Well-Known Member
Joined
Sep 1, 2012
Messages
1,989
Location
Milan, TN
I was at walmart the other day and a couple guys behind me were buying a few boxes of buckshot and talking about getting out into the woods. Knowing that 1) it sure aint deer season and 2) buckshot is illegal for hunting anyways, I almost asked what they were up to. However, I figured that in the end it aint my business what people are buying their ammo for. Still, it makes me wonder.
 

Good time Charlie

Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 8, 1999
Messages
10,435
Location
On the river
They are worried about the same thing everyone is worried about.
I hope it is not going to happen ,but it seems like we are going to hit it wide open.
 

Chaneylake

Well-Known Member
Joined
Dec 18, 2007
Messages
41,467
Location
on the wings of a snow white dove
Tnscooter63 said:
why wouldnt you have some if you have a shotgun? slug, buckshot, slug, buckshot, now thats a meat grinder..

dimes at close range are better, have you ever seen a sheet of plywood shot with a 3" shell loaded with dimes, at close range it makes pretty good sawdust
 

44fanatic

Well-Known Member
R.I.P.
Joined
Jan 1, 2008
Messages
6,087
Location
Clarksville, Montgomery Cnty
Chaneylake said:
Tnscooter63 said:
why wouldnt you have some if you have a shotgun? slug, buckshot, slug, buckshot, now thats a meat grinder..

dimes at close range are better, have you ever seen a sheet of plywood shot with a 3" shell loaded with dimes, at close range it makes pretty good sawdust

Ill stick with the buckshot...$1.50 a load is to expensive and I dont want to recover the dimes, to messy.
 

Wildcat

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jun 10, 2000
Messages
72,139
Location
Western Ky.
Think about this.

They are going into the woods and bought buckshot.

When does "planting" in the woods start? Is it too soon to start getting the ground ready for the plants that will come later?
 

DirtyBear0311

Well-Known Member
Joined
Sep 1, 2012
Messages
1,989
Location
Milan, TN
Wildcat said:
Think about this.

They are going into the woods and bought buckshot.

When does "planting" in the woods start? Is it too soon to start getting the ground ready for the plants that will come later?

This is also true. I had not thought of that but it seems very possible. I just hope no turkey hunter runs up on them and their little garden in the woods.
 

scn

Well-Known Member
Joined
Feb 5, 2003
Messages
19,519
Location
Brentwood, TN US
Many years ago up in Cocke Co I checked a gentleman pushing a roto-tiller off of a WMA. He had a shotgun loaded with buckshot slung over his shoulder. He claimed he had put in a food plot on land adjacent to the WMA, and that the buckshot was for coyotes.

I wrote him a citation for the buckshot.

When the THP finished their fall flights, they discovered a harvested patch a couple of ridges over....
 

JeepKuntry

Well-Known Member
Joined
Jan 20, 2004
Messages
20,213
Location
Clinton, TN
I've bought buckshot a few times. It's in my collection of ammo. It may not be legal for hunting, but if things truely got bad, it's great for protection and if push comes to shove, anybody would you what they have available to provide food for their family.
 

BamaProud

Well-Known Member
Joined
Apr 3, 2011
Messages
20,598
Location
Shelby County, TN
Buckshot is also highly deadly for deer. I have used it countless times in Alabama...in fact my shotgun with buckshot is my my preferred weapon for deer hunting. I am not into long range hunting, so all my shots are inside 40 yards.

I don't understand why Tennessee doesn't allow it.
 
Top