Shot Talk

Shot Talk

Common-Sense Waterfowling

Common-sense waterfowlers shoot modest-velocity loads, which have
just as much lethality and usually better patterns than high-velocity loads.

The Shell Shortage | Shooting Sportsman Magazine

The Shell Shortage

With ammunition companies loading mostly centerfire rifle and pistol ammo, shotgunners have been experiencing shell shortages.

THE LONG & SHORT OF IT

The Long & Short of It

Some grouse and woodcock hunters are concerned that they are being handicapped by using shorter barrels. They need not worry.

New Loads of Interest

New Loads of Interest

Waterfowlers have plenty of new options—everything from 16-gauge steel loads to shells with 100-percent-biodegradable wads.

Keep It in Balance

Keep It in Balance

You will never shoot well with an out-of-balance, too-heavy load for the gun you’re carrying.

High Vs. Low Pressure

High Vs. Low Pressure

Some shooters assume that “low-pressure” loads are safe for use in older shotguns. At this point that belief is purely speculative.