How to choose the ideal shotgun and cartridges for the most popular clay pigeon shooting disciplines


This guide will allow you to identify the ideal characteristics for shotguns, chokes and cartridges used for Skeet, Trap, Double Trap, Compak & Sporting and Helice Shooting. For each discipline we will suggest:

  • The recommended gauge
  • The best choke for the barrel
  • The ideal barrel length
  • The most suitable cartridge shot weights
  • The right shot size


Why did we decide to make this guide?

  1. To help those new to the world of clay pigeon shooting.
  2. For those who already practice a specific discipline of clay pigeon shooting and want to try others.
  3. For hunters who, during the hunting season break, want to train at the shooting range or try clay pigeon shooting.