Re: Turkey with a Modified Choke? You’ll be perfectly fine, just pattern your gun to know how far you should reasonably shoot. Just about any choke with a decent load will kill a turkey at 30 yards.
What choke do you use for turkey hunting?
Full choke has tight constriction. The shot holds together even longer, making this choke good for squirrels, turkey, and other game shot at 40-yard and longer ranges. Turkey hunters sometimes use Extra Full or Turkey choke for even denser patterns at long range.
How far can you shoot a turkey with a modified choke?
While that doesn’t seem like a lot, it can effectively mean the difference between a dead bird and a sob story with a simple flinch or a slight difference in yardage. Modified chokes will work on tight birds, less than 25 yards. Beyond that your shot will start to disperse too much to efficiently kill a long beard.
Is a modified barrel good for turkey hunting?
Modified: A general-use choke, used for upland birds, small furred game, and for short- to mid-range waterfowl shooting. … Full: The most common highly compressed choke. Used for long-range upland and waterfowl shooting. Also good for turkeys.
Is a turkey choke necessary?
if asking if you need a turkey choke, no you don’t need a special choke to hunt turkey, just go to a larger shot in your shells. if asking about shoooting a shotgun without the choke installed, no, because it will ruin the threads where the choke screws into the barrel.
What is the best turkey choke for Remington 870?
Top 10 turkey chokes for Remington 870
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Can you use a waterfowl choke for turkey hunting?
You may think a turkey choke and full choke are the same, but this isn’t always the case. If you mainly hunt waterfowl, the full choke is often considered the tightest patterning choke available. However, turkey chokes go a step beyond a regular full choke to provide even tighter constrictions.
Can you use steel shot for turkey?
Steel won’t carry or penetrate as well as lead or heavy shot. I would only use it if I was in a bad need for Turkey shot. Would give to a duck hunting buddy if you don’t duck hunt.
Is full choke good enough for Turkey?
Full choke is enough as long as your shooting a 28 or 30 inch barrel. Anything shorter I’d probably choke it some more.