410—can kill a turkey. And more affordable ammo, like Winchester Long Beard, make the 20 gauge a genuine 40-yard gun, too. The 10 gauge, in my opinion, is too much to lug through the woods for little added advantage.
What caliber can you use for turkey hunting?
The preferred caliber is a 12 gauge chambered for 3” to 3 ½ ”. A good turkey gun should have a barrel of no less than 22”, with a 24” to 26” barrel being a better choice. A longer barrel usually gives a little better performance and velocity of the shot pellets.
Will a .22 kill a turkey?
Yes, a 22lr will kill a turkey. It will also wound a turkey.
Can a 308 kill a turkey?
Registered. Like Ranch 13 says, keep the shots high, out of the guts and you probably won’t damage much meat. I’ve seen 150 and 165 Sierra soft points in a . 308 pass thru with little damage.
Can I shoot a turkey with a 223?
Whatever shoots accurately in your . 223 will work well on turkeys. The junction of the neck/body (about orange sized) is a deadly spot; just ahead of the wing butts and out of most of the edible meat.
What should you not do when turkey hunting?
Turkey-Hunting Errors The top 10 “don’ts” to remember in the woods this spring
- BEING IMPATIENT. …
- MOVING TOO QUICKLY. …
- CROWDING THE ROOST. …
- NOT SETTING UP. …
- CALLING OVER BARRIERS. …
- CALLING TOO MUCH. …
- BEING POORLY CAMOED. …
- MISSING THE SHOT.
Why are so many shotguns made in turkey?
Part of the reason that you see so many different AR style shotguns from Turkey is due to their laws. Turkish firearms laws are less restrictive on pistols and shotguns. Rifles are heavily restricted there. That is why we see a lot of AR style shotguns and upper receiver groups (410 uppers).
What can you shoot with a 22 Magnum?
22 WMR an effective short to medium range varmint rifle and hunting rifle cartridge. The . 22 WMR can effectively kill small game such as rabbits, hares, groundhogs, prairie dogs, foxes, raccoons, opossums, and coyotes.
Can you hunt turkey with 9mm?
That’s just one of many reasons you need a bigger caliber capable of producing a much bigger wound cavity. One more time for the cheap seats: do not use tiny calibers to hunt. Your 9mm is not a hunting gun.