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  1. sdkidaho

    sdkidaho Decoy, Gun Dog, Christian, Idaho, Montana/Wyoming Moderator Flyway Manager

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    Thought this was good information and or a good reminder:


    Common shotguns, 12 gauge

    No. 8 shot: 720 feet
    No. 4 shot: 910 feet
    00 buck: 1,830 feet
    Slug: 2,450 feet



    Rifles

    .22 LR: 4,870 feet
    .30-.30 Winchester: 11,600 feet
    .30-06: 17,000 feet



    Pistols

    .38 Special: 5,000 feet
    9mm Luger: 5,700 feet
    .357 Magnum: 7,100 feet
     
  2. StrikeMojo

    StrikeMojo New Member

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    Thanks for the info. Given these facts, why would someone set their decoys up less than 100 yards in front of another group of hunters, and when called on it answer with "that's duck hunting dude..."

    Yes this actually happened on opening day.
     

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