Ep 135: Federal Premium Turkey Hunting Ammo

This is the second episode in my ongoing series on turkey hunting. Today, we have Dan Compton from Federal Premium Ammunition with us on the show and he’s going to talk to us about turkey hunting ammunition. Specifically, we’re going to discuss why purpose built turkey ammo is nice to have, what sort of performance you ideally want from your turkey loads, and what sort of offerings Winchester manufacturers for turkey hunters.

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What We Covered

1) Dan shares a story of a recent turkey hunt where he uses Federal Heavyweight TSS ammo in his .410 with a surprising amount of success.

2) How turkey are different from other species of game and what sort of performance you need out of your shot shells when turkey hunting.

3) Details on the specific turkey hunting shot shell lines Federal Premium currently manufacturers: Grand Slam, 3rd Degree with Heavyweight TSS, & Heavyweight TSS.

4) What each line of Federal turkey hunting ammo is best suited for.

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Learn more about Federal turkey hunting ammunition on their web site.