Non-Toxic Innovations in Waterfowl Ammo
September 11, 2019
Get ready for duck season with these five great shotshell options.
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