Ammunition > Shotgun

Herter’s Select Defense Multi-Defense Shotshells

Herter’s Italian-made Select Defense Multi-Defense 12-gauge, 2¾-inch shotshells offer the seldom-seen “buck-and-ball” approach to personal-protection ammunition.

April 23, 2014

Bushytails, Bunnies & Birds

Managing Editor Aaron Carter selects a .410 bore load that's best for bushytails, bunnies and bird hunting.

November 21, 2013

Hornady's Critical Defense Triple Threat .410 Shotshell

With the popularity of .45 Colt/.410 handguns, ammunition companies were bound to introduce specialized loads. But do loads like Hornady’s Triple Threat perform as advertised?

October 15, 2013

Winchester's AAssistant Coach

By providing shotgunners a practical and affordable tool for visualizing misses, TrAAcker shotshells can help them learn to master lead and hit more birds.

September 26, 2013

Federal Truball Deep Penetrator Rifled Slugs

The Truball Deep Penetrator slugs are 1-ounce, copper-plated lead that bore farther through a target that non-plated, hollow-point slugs.

June 26, 2012

Pheasant Loads on a Budget

As shells increase in price, handloading can really help upland game hunters same money.

October 27, 2011

Winchester Blind Side

Now it’s possible to get “premium”-grade waterfowl performance at a reasonable price.

October 05, 2011

Taurus Judge Ammunition: Feeding the Judge

Federal, Remington and Winchester have all developed self-defense loads for .45 Colt/.410-bore revolvers.

July 26, 2011

Twenty-Gauge Super Slugs

Through advanced technology, 20-gauge slugs are shrinking the status quo.

May 25, 2011

3 1/2-inch Turkey Loads: Worth the Recoil?

Many turkey hunters are choosing to load heavy-hitting 3 1/2-inch shells into their guns. But does the extra firepower really make a difference?

April 18, 2011

Winchester Xpert Steel Upland Game & Target

Winchester’s Xpert Steel Upland Game & Target loads contain more pellets per ounce than traditional loads and boast blistering speeds.

January 12, 2011

Federal Prairie Storm

Federal has applied the superior waterfowl killing technology of Black Cloud to a shotshell designed specifically for pheasant hunters—Prairie Storm.

September 30, 2010

Remington Debuts Hypersonic Steel Shot

Remington's new steel shot exceeds velocities of 1700 fps.

May 17, 2010

Federal Premium HeavyWeight Turkey 20-Gauge

When turkey hunting, where you may get only one shot all season, I recommend shooting the most potent load available.

March 16, 2010

The State of Slugs

Slugs have been transformed from crude bludgeons in a smoothbore delivery system to highly refined ammunition using high-tech projectiles.

October 22, 2009