September 11, 2019
By M.D. Johnson
Wad design. Pellet configuration. Velocity. And 21st Century duplex loads. These are just a few of the advancements made recently in the world of waterfowl-specific non-toxic ammunition.
Check out these five great options.
Compiled from Game & Fish Magazine’s summer gear issue. Click here to subscribe to Game & Fish Magazine
To meet the demands of light goose fanatics, it now comes in a 3- and 3 1/2-inch 12-gauge shell in No. 1, No. 2, BB and BBB at 1,550 fps. $16
WINCHESTER Xpert Snow Goose
Corrosion resistant steel shot, a Diamond Cut wad and a clever low-vis grey hull make Xpert Snow Goose an excellent choice. $20
REMINGTON Hypersonic Steel
Remington Hypersonic Steel is quick — as in 1,700 fps quick. You can reduce your leads with such a fast load and bring home more birds. $20
KENT Fasteel 2.0
Fasteel 2.0 has zinc-plated steel shot, zinc bases, custom blended powder and a new wad design. 3- and 3 1/2-inch 12-gauge and 3-inch 20-gauge. $16-$23
FEDERAL PREMIUM Speed-Shok
Sometimes, it’s all about speed, and the folks at Federal Premium understand this. Speed-Shok’s Catalyst lead-free primer provides consistent ignition, regardless of the conditions, while the clean-burning powder optimizes velocities. $20