Stock shotgun sights are fair at best and will get the job done in a pinch, but who doesn’t love customizing the sights on a new gun? Like anything else, choosing an aftermarket sight is about setting the shotgun up for a specific purpose.
Shotgun sights vary in application – -some excel at hunting, others competing, and sill others home defense — or shooting sports like dusting clays with friends.
We all see differently, so choosing a sight that works for you, especially in the right color, can be a process. Even with all the categories of shotgun types, there are aftermarket sights available. This article is part of our ongoing Guide to Shotgunning.