If you’re new to shotgunning, you need to know what you’re buying to ensure you’re using the ideal load for your shotgun and intended purpose. Here’s a detailed guide to all the information provided on a box of shells.
Federal’s new blended Heavyweight TSS loads combine No. 7 and No. 9, or No. 8 and No. 10 shot to deliver extremely high pellet-count patterns.
Though the year is winding down, there’s still plenty of birds to be had for the hunter willing to bear the cold. Grab a box of shells from this list and hit the snow-covered fields knowing these loads have what it takes to drop upland birds.
Federal Premium has announced the addition of several new shot size offerings to its improved Black Cloud FS Steel with FliteControl Flex lineup, including various new No. 1 and No. 3 loads in both 12- and 20-gauge.
Rio Ammunition is releasing new packaging for its made-in-Texas “Patriot Pack” of 100 shotgun shells that proudly displays continued support for the NRA and the shooting sports.
Shotshell technology has come a long way in the past few years. Case in point: Browning’s BXD Waterfowl loads, which pack several premium features into one shell.
Winchester has announced its new Xtended Range Bismuth shotshells—and it's not just a waterfowl load. It works perfectly as a turkey load, and even as an upland bird load in those areas where the use of lead shot is prohibited.
Federal introduces Heavyweight TSS shotshells with Tungsten Super Shot pellets, which the company says are 56 percent denser than lead, resulting in more energy and higher velocities at extreme range.