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  1. cafowler1000

    cafowler1000 Elite Refuge Member

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    I can, I'll take that bet, 25 out of 50. What do I win, a "self proclaimed top wingshot"?

    Like Scott, I've shot a lot of places and I'm always amazed how many top clays shooters are doing it in the offseason, to stay tuned up.

    Amber Brown and her dad have been shooting clays about a year. I said no way, then "I'll bet you both shoot ducks". Oh yea, every chance they get was the answer, she hopes to hunt more when she gets her license...
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    This guy is pretty good, I'd call him a pro since he wins lots of money & has a bunch of sponsors. He's known to break some really long tough clays and some birds once in a while.
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    These two guys are kind of good at clays, I'd call them both "pro's" since they make their livings by winning big shoots, giving lessons, or shooting on Team USA all over the world. At 60-70 days in the field hunting, I'd bet they can bust a duck also.


    This guy is fairly good also, I'd call him a pro, since Beretta gives him an Amex and says go shoot somewhere every week!! Some of the best advice for hunters, sounds familiar, like I've heard it somewhere before.


    Then there's this guy also. He won a big FITASC shoot in some country across the ocean this summer. When he's not making a living from clay shooting he's out busting honkers with his Dad & Sister. She's a pretty good shot also.
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    I think just about every top shot I've ever talked to, including Blackdog58, are all exceptional bird hunters. One from Washington State goes by the screen name of Birdshooter on another forum for goose hunting. Live birds and clays go hand in hand, as it should be. It would be the exception to find a top clays shooter/Pro that isn't on birds a few months of the year.
     
  2. mark seaters

    mark seaters Elite Refuge Member

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    So ???? you do know what a pro clay shooter is....thanks for explaining it...but not sure why you asked?

    Put it back in your pants dude.... I really could care less how many clay birds a guy can hit, does not impress me one bit...for some reason it never has.. Oh I'm sure there is some difficutly but it just seems and the times I have done it...it's very routine. Can I hit 98 out of 100 ...Hell No !!! I would be bored by the time I hit 50... And your right it's a way different game than say shooting ducks or doves. IMO it's kind of like playing croquet and that's not a bash on the "pro croquet" players on here either..
    Everyone has their love for the sport or challenge they come accustom too and that great, that's what makes this world go round ! And if you think your a pro clay shooter, I wish you well...I really do.

    And for the record I was not talking about you or any other clay shooter on this board... I was talking about the "pro clay" shooter that I spent two days with in a duck blind that could not hit squat. Now you got to remember he pounded his chest pretty hard around the camp fire the night before (he did say he has not shot ducks before) and I was starting to wonder why my buddy even invited this guy, mainly because I did not want to look bad in the duck blind most all of us don't, I had visions of this guy rolling 7 for 7 on teal while we struggled though a box for a few, listening to him pound his chest while he wipes his gun down with this special gun oil he was bragging about.

    The first morning he shows up in has sharp looking long vest, shell bag, fancy *** gun case and hat announced he was ready. After the safety meeting in the blind he uncased a 5000 dollar gun, (which we had to hear about for 5 minutes) then spends 10 minutes adjusting his cheek pad on the gun and messes with chokes, does a dozen practice swings, puts on these rose or yellow, (I forget now) colored glasses and is ready... and asked which way are they going to come from...o_O:dohMe and my buddy just looked at each other... I whispered... REALLY ??

    After several misses he does more adjusting to gun and changes glasses and starts hinting on excuses with the final one being it must be that he has to jump up out of the blind to shoot and its throwing him off... :nutz He got it done finally with a box and 1/2 was happy with his birds but was not to excited about hunting the next day and we were surprised he even showed up but he did with a reg gun and jacket and killed his birds with in a box. He said WOW this is a whole different game... Yep it sure is !
     
  3. blackdog58

    blackdog58 Elite Refuge Member

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    Yea Kirk, not giving you that bet as you don't fit the criteria. Good post. You left out Materese.

    Mark: You summed it up pretty well for me.
     
  4. mark seaters

    mark seaters Elite Refuge Member

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    I think you nailed what a "pro clay" shooter is....Full time money/event winning person with cash paying sponsors for support in national events. Thank you that was a nice read..and tribute to the sport..:tu
     
  5. AJCsurf

    AJCsurf Elite Refuge Member

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    I'm not believing any of this until i see some instagram handles and their pro-staff affiliations... Anyone can buy a lycra shirt with logos on it. Is their Twitter account verified?
     
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  6. mark seaters

    mark seaters Elite Refuge Member

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    Sounds like you could do some photo shoppin...
     
  7. AJCsurf

    AJCsurf Elite Refuge Member

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    No need too:

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  8. Refugeguy

    Refugeguy Senior Refuge Member

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    Hey I Nailed my Squaw last night while listening to some wierd music, but it don't make me a porn star.. pro clay shooters! Ha buffoonery !!!
     
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  9. Flyfisher

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    New Squaw or ... The old squaw?
     
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    I don't see Chico's Bail bonds..?
     

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