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Mountain Zebra Skin. Credit: USFWS

Publications & ID Notes

SHOT PELLETS

LEAD SHOT

STEEL SHOT

Eley Tungsten-Poly

BISMUTH-TIN SHOT

TUNGSTEN IRON SHOT

TIN SHOT

CUBIC LEAD

ZINC SHOT

TUNGSTEN-MATRIX SHOT

WHOLE PELLETS

SURFACE TEXTURES

 

 

 

 

 

 

CUBIC LEAD SHOT

Cubic Lead Shot

CUBIC LEAD SHOT was phased out for use in waterfowl hunting in 1991 because it was found to be toxic to ducks and geese that ingest shot while feeding. Lead shot may still be used in some areas for upland game. Cubic lead shot is a specialty round advertised for brush shooting. It is included here because of its interesting shape and texture.

Shot Pellet
See Full Size Cubic Shot Pellet

Texture
See Full Size Cubic Shot Texture

Composition
See Full Size Cubic Shot Composition

Disclaimer: The name brand shells used to exemplify shot types in this presentation were, unless otherwise noted, randomly selected for graphic purposes. Their presence is not intended to infer product endorsement or non-endorsement.

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