Shotgun Shells

Stack of various shotgun shell boxes in a gun store.
First-Timer’s Guide to Buying Shotgun Shells

To the uninitiated, the gun counter can be an intimidating place. Learn how to navigate…

A medieval engraving of an early experiment with gunpowder
From the Invention of Gunpowder to the First Shotgun Cartridges

The invention of gunpowder served as the catalyst to develop the firearms we use to…

Tungsten Super Shot TSS loads displayed by shotgun gauge
Tungsten Super Shot – The Evolution of TSS Shotgun Shells

Take a look at the science and history behind tungsten super shot (TSS) More than…

A bird hunter loads his shotgun with lead shot.
The Science Behind Lead Shot and the Effects on Upland Birds

Looking at both sides of the lead shot debate and its effects on the environment.…

Two 16 gauge shotgun side bi side on a bird hunt.
The History and Revival of the 16 Gauge Shotgun

Take a look at the history, culture, and availability of the 16 gauge shotgun. My…

A stack of federal shotgun shells.
#63 | Shotshell Technology and Development with Federal Ammunition – Project Upland Podcast

We explore the world of shot shell technology and more with Federal Ammunition on this…

A Bobwhite Quail hunting shoots at a covey of quail.
What is the Best Shot Size and Chokes for Bobwhite Quail

Take a look at selecting shot size and choke size for bobwhite quail hunting. Nowadays,…

a female bird hunter holding shotgun shells
What You Should Know About Shotgun Shells

A complete look at the facts and myths of shotgun shells. Imagine it’s 1880 and…

A pheasant hunter loads theor shotgun with ammunition
Pheasant Hunting Ammo and Chokes – A Pheasant Hunters Guide

A Guide to Pheasant Hunting Ammo and Chokes, for a wide spread of situations. Pheasant…