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Deer hunting with a shot gun help

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I have a small cut over behind my house that im gonna start hunting. Im gonna use my 12ga bc i feel my 7mm or .270 is a little loud for the area. The cut over is thick and about 150 or so yrds wide ( i know its to far for a shot gun). My gun has a imp cyl 2 3/4 barrel so my question is what shells should i use and how far is to far of a shot. Or should i just say f-it and use a rifle.
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Deer hunting with shotgun
I would try to find a slug barrel for that shotgun. What is after the 150 yards.
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Bout 40 yards. If you want to go far with a shotgun, you can change the barrel to a sabot barrel. Get about 100 yards with it. I saw the barrels at bass pro for $100 for an 870 remington. You will hear a lot of more stories (I'm sure of it) of further shots, but what I am telling you is very conservative. 00 Buck works best.
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There is about another 200yrds of hard woods then a road. Ill be hunting a climber pretty high so i can see. And behind my stand about 500yds is my house and two others. I only bow hunted this spot but its loaded with deer and there just not comeing close enough. Thanks for the help
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I would not consider the buckshot unless you pattern the type loads you are considering very carefully. I t is very rare to find a barrel that throws an acceptable pattern. The 26' ic barrel you have will probably group slugs about as good as anything you could purchase marketed as a slug barrel. Either way the shotgun is going to disturb the area or neighbors about the same as the 270 which is by far the superior weapon for still hunting a cutover.
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'The Theory of Moderation'
...Chief White Boots hit'da nail on 'da head...just stay away from tight choke w/00's...anyway how far can 'ya see if'it too 'tick'...it's 'ya fault if 'ya cripple and lose him,too many blame the deer...we all should keep in mind if a target is out of range let it stay out of range...cheers
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Yea i was thinking the same about the .270. I have shit the .270 this yr i rly just use the 7mm. Im gonna use the shot gun for the evening hunt this afternoon and try get around to shoot the .270 tom.
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CANT STOP LOVIN IT
SORRY, I wasn't trying to say the 270 was superior to the 7mm, not at all, either would be excellent
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No need for the sorry, i like both i was just saying i never rly shoot the .270. I won it at a rafle and just rly never used it but not for any reason. My 7mm was already sighted so it was just easier to grab that. Will give me the chance to use and kill with the .270
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shotgun hunting
have had good success with rifled slugs shot in barrel that was not rifled. sighted gun a couple inches high at 100 yds. should do the job at 150 yds. good luck.
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I would use a slug
I took an In-law on his very first hunt a few weeks ago and all he brought was a 12 gauge and buck shot. I grew up in Michigan where you can only use shotgun, I've never heard of a luckier shot than he had that day. 3 shots at over 150yrds and he hit a doe with 1 pellet to the vitals and it ran 300yrds before falling. The only reason we found it was because it dropped in the middle of the trail leaving the property.

My advice- just use a rifled slug, if you hit something its going down. Buck shot is hard to trail too
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