Best Guns for Turkey Hunting
Hunt down your family’s Thanksgiving dinner
Turkey hunting season is right around the corner! Men and women alike are chomping at the bit to get out of the door with their hunting gear and abandon all to the outdoors. Now is time to explore some of the best guns for turkey hunting available on the market today. Conduct your own research, check out expert opinions, and be sure to practice with your new gun before heading out to hunt down your family’s Thanksgiving dinner.
Remington 870 Super Magnum Turkey-Predator
One of the most beloved guns to seasoned turkey hunters is the Remington 870 Super Magnum Turkey-Predator powered by a 12-gauge chamber delivering phenomenal pump-action. The Remington 870 family of guns has long delivered a variety of tactical and hunting models to consumers. Scopes are easily mounted, making it simple and effective at hitting your target with the most accurate shot. The Turkey-Predator gun fires magnum shells and sports a camouflage finish covering a synthetic stock and 20” barrel. A ShurShot pistol grip comes on the stock along with a thumb groove.
The Mossberg 500 Turkey
There is a base model of the Mossberg 500 Turkey Gun and it is available with other triggers and stocks. There are two different models, one without an adjustable trigger and one with it. They have a nice Mossy Oak Break-Up Infinity finish. You can opt for an array of different stock options.
Winchester SXP Turkey Hunter
If you are looking for a “shotgun that feels and points like that of a rifle,” then you need to get this Winchester turkey gun. They are available in multiple adjustable fiber optic sights, and they are even pre-drilled and pre-tapped for optics. It is finished off in a beautiful Mossy Oak Break-Up Country Camo.
Benelli Nova Shotgun
While the Benelli Nova is not marketed to the public as a turkey hunting shotgun, it certainly does the job and for under $500! The gun delivers a nice and smooth pumping action that is not only strong, but reliable. They are all chambered for 3.5-inch shells and are 12-gauge. There is a Real Tree camo look for approximately $550, and a black synthetic model retailing for $450. If you purchase this gun, make sure to grab a rail for use of optics.
H&R Turkey Pardner
This gun model is up for debate. Many hunters favor the new H&R Pardner Turkey Gun, while others swear by the tried and true old H&D Pardner when it comes to hunting Toms. These guns deliver a reliable single shot and are available in 10 gauge and 12 gauge. There is a camo pattern covered wood stock, and they come with the holes drilled and tapped for bases.
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