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When shooting within 40 yards, remember:

  • Use a larger size shot—3s instead of 4s; BBs instead of 2s for equivalent energy.
  • Pattern your shotgun—determine the best loads for your gun, choke, target species, and shooting distances.
  • Learn your personal sight picture and trigger timing by shooting crossing shots at clay targets thrown like birds in the field. Practice, then practice more!
Shotgun patterning