Ep 169: Federal Premium Waterfowl Hunting Ammo

Today, we have Dan Compton from Federal Premium Ammunition with us on the show and he’s going to talk to us about waterfowl hunting ammunition. Specifically, we’re going to discuss the complications of using lead free shot in waterfowl ammo, what sort of performance you ideally want from your waterfowl loads for hunting ducks, geese, and crane, and what sort of offerings Federal manufacturers for waterfowl hunters.

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What We Covered

1) Dan shares a story of a sandhill crane hunt where he uses Federal Black Cloud TSS ammo in his shotgun with a surprising amount of success.

2) How waterfowl are different from other species of game and what sort of performance you need out of your shot shells when duck, goose, or crane hunting.

3) Details on the specific waterfowl hunting shot shell lines Federal Premium currently manufacturers: Speed Shok, Black Cloud FS Steel, and Black Cloud TSS.

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

Show Sponsor

Make sure you protect your hearing during waterfowl season by wearing ear protection while you’re out in your duck or goose blind. Visit thebiggamehuntingblog.com/earpro to purchase a set of AXIL GS Extreme earbuds that are comfortable to wear, offer great ear protection, provide up to 6x hearing enhancement, and also have bluetooth connectivity. Plus, you’ll also get the best pricing on them in the process (up to 65% off MSRP) through that link.

Resources

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