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Stop Crippling Ducks & Geese!

You have a state-of-the art shotgun, excessively engineered ammo, and a combat-ready choke tube, so what gives; why all the crips?

Stop Crippling Ducks & Geese!

Missing a shot sucks, but there’s nothing worse than realizing you could have done a little better to avoid losing that last wounded bird. (Photo By: Chris Ingram)

If you’ve spent any time at all in the marsh—or even on the clays course prior to the season—you know that busting a bird stone dead is a never-ending challenge. There’s the mental component; the stress of a dozen previous misses and the razzing of your blindmates buzzing in your ear. There are the external conditions; a biting North wind, freezing mud, sideways rain, and enough layers covering your body to outfit your entire family. Then there’s the birds themselves. Backpeddling mallards that suddenly descend from the heavens and drop faster than your bank balance a month before opening day, or bluebills that come screaming up your spread at breakneck...

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