10 Shooting Tips for Waterfowl

1. PracticeAs the saying goes, practice makes perfect. Above all other tips, just get out and shoot in the pre-season. Find a clay skeet shooting range and go after shots you might see while on the pond (crossing, incoming, etc.). Ask an instructor at the range for advice or take a lesson. Begin on a less challenging station until you master it. An instructor can offer guidance on proper mounting, how much lead to hold, and following through. The more you shoot, the more comfortable you will become with your shotgun. 2. Invest in a Fitted ShotgunMany hunters don’t take advantage of shooting a fitted shotgun. If you buy a gun off the rack without concern for the pull length, drop at comb, and...Read More