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What is a Still Target Shoot?

What's a Still Target Shoot?

Still target shooting is a shooting sport that has its origins in turkey hunting. Shooters sit, usually on a “low boy” stool, and shoot at a paper target 40 yards from the muzzle of the shotgun.

There are several “classes” in which shooters may participate.

12 Gauge Hunter, 12 Gauge Open, 20 Gauge Hunter, 20 Gauge Open, 20 Gauge Ladies, and  20 Gauge JAKES (17 and Under)
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2007 World Still Target Championships

What's a Still Target Shoot?



October 5-6, 2007
Wild Turkey Center
Edgefield, S.C.

Top shooters from around the world will converge at the NWTF's headquarters to prove who is the best at still-target shooting. Still-target shooting simulates turkey hunters shooting a wild turkey gobbler at 40 yards. Winners are determined by the number of pellets a shooter is able to put in a 3-inch circle in the kill zone of a gobbler's head...

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