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Recomended Shot Size For Game

 Recomended shot sizes and Ranges for Different Game
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                                                 Average                             Average                   Average
 Bird/Game                                Weight                           Max. Range               Shot Size                                                  
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Woodcock                                4 to 7 oz                             under 35 yds.             9 to 7 1/2
Jacksnipe                                 4 to 7 oz                             under 35 yds              9 to 7 1/2
Bobwhite Quail                          4 to 7 oz                             under 35 yds              9 to 7 1/2
Valley or Calif. Quail                  4 to 7 oz                             up to  35 yds              8 to 7 1/2
Gambel's Quail                          4 to 7 oz                             up to 35 yds               8 to 7 1/2
Mearn's Quail                            4 to 7 oz                             up to 35 yds               8 to 7 1/2
Scaled Quail                               7 1/2 oz                            under 40 yds               8 to 7 1/2
Mountain Quail                          9 to 16 oz                           under 40 yds              8 to 7 1/2 
Hungarian Partidge                    12 to 13 oz                          under 40 yds              8 to 7 1/2
Doves                                       3 to 4 oz                             under 40 yds              8 to 6
Ptarmigan                                 12 to 20 oz                          under 40 yds              7 1/2 to 6
Franklin's and Spruce Grouse     12 to 20 oz                          under 40 yds              7 1/2 to 6
Chukar Partridge                        18 to 20 oz                         under 40 yds              7 1/2 yo 6
Small Ducks                              12 to 21 oz                         up to 40 yds               7 1/2 to 6
Squirrels                                      1lb.                                  up to 40 yds               7 1/2 to 6
Ruffed Grouse                             1 to 1 3/4 lb.                       up to 45 yds              7 1/2 to 6
Cottontail Rabbit                           2 lb                                   up to 45 yds              7 1/2 to 6
Pinnated Grouse                         1 1/2 to 2 lb                         under 50 yds             6 to 5 
Sharp-tailed Grouse                      2lb                                    under 50 yds              6 to 5
Large Ducks                               2lb and over                         up to 50 yds               6 to 4
Pheasants                                  2 1/2 to 3 lb                         up to 50 yds               6 to 4
Snowshoe Rabbit                        2 1/2 to 3 1/2 lb                    up to 50 yds               6 to 4
Blue Grouse                                 up to 4 lbs                          under 55yds               5 to 4
Small Geese                                5 lb 5 oz                             up to 55 yds              4 to 2
Sage Grouse                                5 to 8 lbs                            under 60 yds             4 to 2
Large Canada Geese                    8 lbs 4 oz                            up to 60 yds              2 to BB
Wild Turkey                                 12 to 15 lbs                          up to 60 yds              4 to BB
                                                                                                                           1,3,4 Buck
Deer                                                                                       up to 60 yds            0 to 000,BB
                                                                                                                             Buckshot
Deer                                                                                       up to 100 yds           Rifled slug
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