Hard to say. But depending on the weight and velocity of the shot I'd say certainly. If you could find 1 1/8 oz of 4's at about 1200 fps, I'd say yes. Haven't bought any 12 ga shells in a lot of years but at one time that was all I shot. I loaded my own with a Lee Load all, about $50. You might get some target loads and let him get used to the thing a while first.
In the darkness, the hunter stumbles through the underbrush, making noise and leaving his scent seemingly EVERYWHERE!
Daylight will be here in 30 minutes and he wanted to be in the stand an hour before daylight.
"I know I left that stand RIGHT in this area last night," he mutters under his breath, "but where is it now?"
He traipses back and forth in a zig zag pattern, getting himself overheated and sweaty, but never finding the stand he left there the previous evening – and eventually sits on a...