A-Bolt Shotgun

The Shotgun That Thinks it's a Rifle

A-Bolt shotguns are no longer in production. They are likely available at some very limited firearms dealers — although they may be difficult to locate. This information is provided as a service to those who seek after interesting and difficult to find firearms. 

A-Bolt Shotguns are rugged and accurate.

Deer, bear and boar hunting with a shotgun is growing by leaps and bounds, and the A-Bolt shotgun is ready to meet the rising interest. it shares many of the same features that made the A-Bolt rifle so popular, including the high level of accuracy.

If shotguns and sabots are big game necessities where you live, now is the time to experience the feel and accuracy of a bolt-action shotgun for whitetail hunting. Browning A-Bolt Shotguns look, handle and feel like our venerable A-Bolt rifle with the same fast-cycling 60° bolt lift, easy-to-reach top-tang safety, detachable box magazine and sweet trigger feel. An adjustable rear sight and fiber-optic front sight are included, plus the receiver is tapped for scope mounts. Want hard-hitting accuracy from a shotgun? Start shooting the A-Bolt Shotgun today.

Bolt-Action A-Bolt Shotgun


Shell loading into Bolt-Action A-Bolt Shotgun

The smooth, anti-bind performance of our A-Bolt centerfire rifles is also found in the  A-Bolt Shotgun action.


Bolt-Action A-Bolt Shotgun Muzzle

The A-Bolt Shotgun features a fully rifled 1 in 28" twist barrel designed exclusively for use with sabot-type slugs. You can expect superb accuracy with the A-Bolt shotgun — 1½" groups or better are typical at 100 yards.

Detachable Magazine

A-Bolt Shotgun Detachable Magazine

A detachable magazine on a hinged floorplate allows you to quickly reload. Extra magazines can be carried for fast reloading. (Two shell capacity.)



The rugged composite stock features the familiar right-hand palm swell pistol grip of the A-Bolt rifle. Checkered gripping surfaces provide a good grip.

Discontinued A-Bolt Shotguns