New Jersey Hunter Summoned for Illegally Claimed Road Kill
There was a big write up in all the papers around here about this cub that was shot by a hunter and died with his head on the highway where people were stoping and crying by the side of the road and praying for this bear and the guy made all us hunters look bad. Then it turns out he didn't even shoot it! He got what he deserves. Too bad it wasn't a bigger fine!
What does "gauge" mean anyway? As used here gauge means the number of round lead balls the same diameter as the inside of the barrel (aka the bore) that it would take to weigh one pound. It takes 12 lead balls the same diameter as a 12 gauge barrel to weigh a pound. The smaller 20 gauge would require 20 balls of that barrel diameter. The larger bore 12 gauge would require 12 lead balls of the bore diameter to weigh one pound.
In general the number of pellets in a shotgun shell...