|PortDawg ||12-20-2008 02:46 PM |
What is a good grouse gun?
New to the site. I have found there is a good grouse population on some property I own in NY state. I tried hunting them with my Mossberg 500 but find it's hard to carry and swing that beast all day (before I go any further I've had this gun for almost 35 years and dearly love it). Looking for a good inexpensive gun to use for grouse and rabbits two or three times a season. Any suggestions?
|HUNTAHOLIC ||01-19-2009 07:10 PM |
410 is awesome and doesn't muck up the bird, also nice and light to carry around with no kick
|joel the signman ||01-19-2009 09:35 PM |
need a hunting buddy?i use my dads winchester 20 for grouse i found my 500 to heavy to lug all day as well.Where in NY?
|kingofbattle ||09-26-2009 12:33 PM |
If you can find an old 28 guage this would make for a great grouse gun. Finding ammo may be a challenge though. The last time I searched for ammo I could find only #9 and #6 shot.
Hard to go wrong with a 20 guage as well. Easy to find ammo. I started hunting with an Ithica 20.
|Hunting Man ||09-26-2009 02:48 PM |
something like an old Savage 20-16ga in a double barrel and with 25-26" barrels should do the trick.
|Unregistered ||09-21-2012 08:40 PM |
How about a Mossberg 500 in 20 Ga?
A short barrel over/under in 20 GA.
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