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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

 

 

LEAD SHOT

Lead Shot

LEAD SHOT was phased out for use in waterfowl hunting in 1991 because it was found to be toxic. The U.S.Fish & Wildlife Service oversees the approval process for alternative shot types in the United States. See other shot types presented in this project which have been approved for use.

Shot Pellet
See Full Size Shot Pellet

Texture
See Full Size Lead Shot Texture

Composition
See Full Size Lead 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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