Archive for turkey loads

Federal Premium Mag-Shok Heavyweight Turkey Loads

Federal Premium Mag-Shok Heavyweight No. 7 turkey loads kill gobblers at 50 yards and beyond.

April 14, 2014

Can You Turkey Hunt With a Home-Defense Gun?

Provided that you choose the right load, your home-defense shotgun is all you need to pursue the king of spring.

April 02, 2014

Winchester Long Beard XR Turkey Loads

No longer is 40 yards the extreme distance for turkeys. Reach out and touch them with the latest load from Winchester ammunition, Long Beard XR.

March 10, 2014

Testing Winchester's Long Beard XR

American Hunter's Jon Draper put Winchester's new Long Beard XR turkey loads to the test. Check out his results with this video.

November 18, 2013

Winchester Unveils Long Beard XR Turkey Load

Featuring the new-to-the-world Shot-Lok technology, Long Beard XR is capable of producing twice the pellets in a 10" circle out to 60 yards compared to traditional lead loads.

September 19, 2013

Speed Limit 70 mph? 30 Sounds Fine to Me.

There's a first time for everything, and for hunters, that includes driving with a gun. Sarah Smith Barnum practices with a Remington 870, and drives it home for the first time—and possibly contracts OCD.

April 29, 2013

Does Small Shot Out-Penetrate Larger Shot?

Its sounds valid, but is it? We investigate.

December 21, 2012

Turkey Loads: What's Behind the Plastic Hull?

Sure, most shotgun shells will take a turkey cleanly, but what is the difference between the various loads?

April 23, 2012

3 1/2-inch Turkey Loads: Worth the Recoil?

Many turkey hunters are choosing to load heavy-hitting 3 1/2-inch shells into their guns. But does the extra firepower really make a difference?

April 18, 2011