First Look: Hevi-Shot Hevi-Hammer Upland Bismuth-Steel Loads
Hevi-Shot's new Hevi-Hammer Upland loads feature 15 percent high-density bismuth and 85 percent precision steel pellets, delivering nearly 50 percent more downrange energy than loads consisting of all steel at 40 yards.
Tested: Federal Upland Steel Loads
Prohibited from using lead shot for upland or small-game hunting? Sacrifice nothing with Federal’s new Upland Steel loads.
Federal Introduces New Upland Steel Loads
Federal expands its Upland Steel ammo line to include lighter 12- and 20-gauge loads, ideal for doves and smaller upland game, especially in areas that require the use of non-lead shot.
Top 5 Upland Loads
Here are five no-nonsense loads that’ll ground even the most tenacious birds.
Top 6 Upland Loads for Late-Season Hunts
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.
Hardware: High-Velocity Upland Loads
Here are three new, high-velocity shotshell loads worth considering before you put a lead on your first pheasant this fall.
Federal Ammunition Expands Game-Shok Line with Three 28-Gauge Loads
Federal Premium has announced that it will be adding three shotshell options to its Game-Shok lineup—and all will be focused on small game hunters who favor the .28-gauge. Shipments of the new loads—offered in 5, 6 and 7.5 shot—are currently being delivered to dealers.
Industry Innovators: Winchester’s Shot-Lok Technology
When American Hunter announced its 2016 Golden Bullseye honorees late last year, it did indeed name products in 10 categories that met or exceeded those standards. One of the standouts—and a seasonably relevant one, too—was the 2016 Ammo of the Year: Winchester’s Shot-Lok.
Best New Upland Loads
The ammunition industry has fed the market with some fantastic upland loads that continue to move the ball forward when it comes to lethality. Let’s take a look at some of the most recent products to change the game.