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Shooting in fog.

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  1. Barrelbulge(Fl)

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    I seen Bill Grills post on shooting in snow and it reminded me of one evening at the range when there was a very dense fog.

    When the lights are shining on the fog it's just like putting on your hi-beams while driving in the fog, the light seems to reflect. When you shoot in the fog the heat from the shot cuts tunnels right through the fog. Afetr a short period the holes slowly fill and you do it all over again. Really neat seeing the tunnels get blasted through the fog. Has anyone else shot on a foggy night? Mike.
     
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    I remember a small shoot in early August by the airport in Dayton Oh, the fog was so thick you could not see the trap house. Didn't start the shoot until about 11am would have been a lot of tunnels if we had started sooner.
     
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    Bulge, I have it from a few sources that you've spent the last few years in a "fog" so shooting in one should pose no problem for you.
     
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    Bruce, ever since I got on Ts.com and met you I have been in a fog. LOL. Mike.
     
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    fog, snow falling straight down and rall falling straight down, you can see the holes blasted out by the shot
     
  6. Bruce Specht

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    Where am I can't see a dam thing!
     
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    Silver Dollar - 2011 Southern Grand

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    North Carolina Homegrounds - 2004 NC State Shoot - Ron & Jimmy Wilson.....

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    I like to shoot in the fog or snow. The tunnel are a neat thing to see.
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    When I was younger we used to go to a yearly benefit shoot for the local Childrens Hospital (Pittsburgh) at the Pony Farm Club. One year it was snowing big flakes and foggy too, so we got the tunnel (hole) effect too. It was good fun and for the kids too. Took hours to dry the shotguns off and out!
     
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    kind of like tracer rounds
     
  12. Barrelbulge(Fl)

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    wpairishshot, was that shoot hosted by Dr. Paul Paris? He sponsored a shoot for all the Pittsburgh emergency personnel and I reloaded several thousand sheels for him to keep his costs down. I also taught the newbies that never shot before. Mike.
     
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    No pics but many a morning shooting in Vandalia one would have had the opportunity. One year this century, the shooting time was moved to between 11 n 12 if memory serves due to the intensity of said fog.
     
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    At my home club, the fog is a regular thing. Actually, because we are on the top of a mountain, it is cloud, but who can tell the difference? The only time we can guarantee no fog is in the heat of the summer. If you shoot in it regularly, brown lenses are the trick. They make the birds really pop in contrast to the fog.
     
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