Federal Premium No 1 Copper Plated Buckshot Lead

New for 2023: Federal Premium No. 1 Copper-Plated Buckshot

Federal has extended their Premium Buckshot line of ammunition to include a load of buffered, copper-plated No. 1 buck.

Shotshells 101

A solid understanding of shotshells will make you a better hunter. Here’s a detailed look at each of the five primary components.

Top 5 Buckshot Loads

Nothing tops buckshot for toppling big game at close range. We’ve tested five of the most prevalent 12-gauge, 2¾-inch loads to determine the best one for your needs.

Federal Premium Announces Vital-Shok High Density Buckshot

Federal Premium has announced that, for 2015, it will be making its Vital-Shok High Density buckshot—which has served as the load of choice for a professional feral hog exterminators—available to the general public.

Buckshot Size

Use different sizes of buckshot for varmints and deer.


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