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Best ammo for Canadian Geese 12 GA 3"

I would like recommendations on what ammo to use when hunting Canadian Geese with a 12 GA 3" chamber shotgun? Thanks
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Re: Best ammo for Canadian Geese 12 GA 3"

There is no best ammo for Canada geese for any one gun, you need to try several brands and shot sizes and see which one patterns best.




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Re: Best ammo for Canadian Geese 12 GA 3"

I have used Winchester Xperts , BB shot with good results when hunting snow geese. Have not used them for Canadas, use 3 `1/2 Federal BB's. Also have had great success with Kent loads

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Re: Best ammo for Canadian Geese 12 GA 3"

Thanks for the informative reply.
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Re: Best ammo for Canadian Geese 12 GA 3"

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Re: Best ammo for Canadian Geese 12 GA 3"

I think that the Dead Coyote by Hevi shot is awesome on geese. I have never had geese fall like they do with that stuff.
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Re: Best ammo for Canadian Geese 12 GA 3"

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There is no best ammo for Canada geese for any one gun, you need to try several brands and shot sizes and see which one patterns best.
Pappy's right (John S). Remember to try different choke tubes as well.

I shoot a Browning Silver Autoloader with a factory Mod choke tube along with 3" Hevi Metal #2's. Patterns like all get out. But, I've tried Kent 3" #2's and it doesn't do any good out of that gun. Your gun on the other hand may actually shoot/pattern Kent's real well.

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Re: Best ammo for Canadian Geese 12 GA 3"

Kent #2 and Black Cloud #2 works best in my SX3
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Re: Best ammo for Canadian Geese 12 GA 3"

As was said above, pattern several types of ammo with different chokes.You will be amazed at the variability of the patterns.
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Re: Best ammo for Canadian Geese 12 GA 3"

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There is no best ammo for Canada geese for any one gun, you need to try several brands and shot sizes and see which one patterns best.

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