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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

STEEL SHOT

Steel Shot

STEEL SHOT made its official public debut for waterfowl hunting in nine States along the Atlantic Flyway in 1976. Its use was Federally mandated for all waterfowl hunting starting in 1991 and was the only U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service approved nontoxic shot until 1994.

Shot Pellet
See Full Size Steel Pellet

Texture
See Full Size Steel Pellet Texture

Composition
See Full Size Steel Pellet 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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