7 New Waterfowl Shotguns for 2018

7 New Waterfowl Shotguns for 2018

In what seems to be a quiet year for new waterfowl shotguns, there were still a few new scatterguns unveiled by firearms manufacturers during the 40th edition of the SHOT Show in Las Vegas.

After several days of combing the aisles looking for new waterfowl hunting gear, here are a few of the new 2018 shotguns discovered by OSG writer Lynn Burkhead that duck and goose hunters will find of interest

Benelli Super Black Eagle 3 Left-Handed Shotgun

As noted in 2017 when Benelli introduced the new Super Black Eagle 3, it's quite difficult to improve on a gun that many consider to be the most iconic waterfowl shotgun of all time.


But that's exactly what engineers at Benelli did with the SBE3, a gun that has won rave reviews since its introduction with such things as an oversized-bolt handle, an oversized-bolt release, an oversized safety and an enlarged-loading port.


Add in the company's third-generation ComfortTech stock, a soft butt pad and the Combtech cheek pad and this inertia-driven semi-auto scattergun reduces the energetic thump of high-brass non-toxic waterfowl loads in 2 ¾-, 3- and 3 ½-inch shells.

How can Benelli improve on its new classic, the SBE3, in 2018? Simple — the Italian gunmaker is now offering the SBE3 in left-handed versions, making the shooting experience that the shotgun offers a more universal one.

Contact: Benelli; 800-264-4962

Benelli Super Black Eagle 3 Left-Handed Shotgun


To continue reading this article, click here. For complete gear coverage from the 2018 SHOT Show, please visit Petersen's Hunting.

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Browning A5 Shotgun -

Browning A5 Shotgun - 'Gun Stories'

Gun Stories host Joe Mantegna talks about the origin and history of the Browning A5 shotgun.

Picking a Puppy

Picking a Puppy

Wildfowl contributor Mark Romanack shares advice about choosing your next retriever.

Swedish Duck Hunt

Swedish Duck Hunt

Kevin Steele takes part in a family driven duck hunt in Sweden.

Franchi 12-Gauge Affinity Semiauto Shotgun

Franchi 12-Gauge Affinity Semiauto Shotgun

Craig Boddington and Eric Poole take a look at the new modern Franchi Affinity shotgun.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

Mallards are masters of avoiding hunting pressure. Conservation

Are Mallard Ducks Becoming Nocturnal?

David Hart

Mallards are masters of avoiding hunting pressure.

Waterfowl hunters must find creative ways to practice the demanding types of shooting challenges we face. How-To

7 Ways to Improve Your Shooting Skills

Mark Romanack

Waterfowl hunters must find creative ways to practice the demanding types of shooting...

Chef Jacques Haeringer shows you a great tasting goose legs recipe that will satisfy everybody at the dinner table. Recipes

Beer-Braised Goose Legs Recipe

Chef Jacques Haeringer

Chef Jacques Haeringer shows you a great tasting goose legs recipe that will satisfy everybody...

The Prairie Potholes Region is alive with waterfowl and a perfect place to test a new shotgun. Stories

Testing the Savage Renegauge on North Dakota Waterfowl

Skip Knowles - May 19, 2020

The Prairie Potholes Region is alive with waterfowl and a perfect place to test a new shotgun.

See More Trending Articles

More Shotguns

The Prairie Potholes Region is alive with waterfowl and a perfect place to test a new shotgun. Stories

Testing the Savage Renegauge on North Dakota Waterfowl

Skip Knowles - May 19, 2020

The Prairie Potholes Region is alive with waterfowl and a perfect place to test a new shotgun.





Waterfowlers looking for a reliable semi-auto shotgun will be excited for TriStar's new Viper Shotguns

The TriStar Viper G2 Bronze

Wildfowl Online Staff - January 20, 2017

Waterfowlers looking for a reliable semi-auto shotgun will be excited for TriStar's new...

Wes Lang built the XLR5 for core American duck hunters. Shotguns

Fabarm XLR5 Waterfowler: Italy's Next Great Gun

John M. Taylor - December 12, 2019

Wes Lang built the XLR5 for core American duck hunters.

These are the top new shotguns that caught our eye at the 2020 SHOT Show! Shotguns

Best New Waterfowl Shotguns for 2020

Lynn Burkhead - January 29, 2020

These are the top new shotguns that caught our eye at the 2020 SHOT Show!

See More Shotguns

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Get Digital Access.

All Wildfowl subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now