7 1/2 or 8 shot for dove…at close range, there are so many pellets in shells that you can pulverize your birds. I upsize my pellets for dove – 4s, 5s or 6s. There are still plenty of the larger pellets for a dense pattern and the knock-down pattern is better at longer range.
Judy Rhodes, the Voice of Women in the Outdoors is an outdoor visionary and mentor to women and youth in the outdoors. Judy is the Founder of DIVA ... Women Outdoors Worldwide and is an avid hunter, angler and in promoting women in the outdoors.