10 Best Trap Shooting Ammo

Updated on: September 2022

Best Trap Shooting Ammo in 2022


Champion Traps and Targets 45850 Champion Trapshooting Single Box Shell Pouch

Champion Traps and Targets 45850 Champion Trapshooting Single Box Shell Pouch
BESTSELLER NO. 1 in 2022

Allen Company Shotgun shell Bag, Double Compartment, Canvas, clay or trap shooting bag for shotgun shels,Tan

Allen Company Shotgun shell Bag, Double Compartment, Canvas, clay or trap shooting bag for shotgun shels,Tan
BESTSELLER NO. 2 in 2022
  • One compartment fits two standard boxes of shells
  • Other compartment for spent hulls
  • Rugged and durable - polyester lines and PVC trimmed for durability
  • Thick belt with heavy-duty clasp
  • Simple and practical design

Allen Eliminator Basic Double Compartment Shooting Bag

Allen Eliminator Basic Double Compartment Shooting Bag
BESTSELLER NO. 3 in 2022
  • Molded components are strong and lightweight
  • Includes four elastic loops for shotshells or choke tubes
  • Adjustable belt with side-release buckle included
  • Two compartments separated by a moveable divider
  • Maintains shape, even when filled with shot shells

Tourbon Leather Waist Shooting Ammo Bag Shotgun Shell Pouch with 2 Bullet Loop

Tourbon Leather Waist Shooting Ammo Bag Shotgun Shell Pouch with 2 Bullet Loop
BESTSELLER NO. 4 in 2022
  • Tourbon Cartridge Holder is made from genuine leather
  • Attach to your belt for carrying
  • It will take a box of 25 12ga cartridges (or smaller boxes of 28 / 20 / 410 gauge etc
  • Two ammo shells loop on side fits 16 or 20 gauge cartridge
  • Size:Approx 4.92"(L) x 7.28"(H)x 3.15"(W) Weight:0.33lb

TOURBON Vintage Leather Trap Shooting Bag Ammo Storage Shell Pouch 50+

TOURBON Vintage Leather Trap Shooting Bag Ammo Storage Shell Pouch 50+
BESTSELLER NO. 5 in 2022
  • Tourbon shotshell pouch belt made of pu leather
  • With adjustable waist belt
  • 1 main pocket , 1 front pocket and 4 shell loops ,can hold up to about 50 round shells
  • Vintage design with fine workmanship
  • Size:Approx 7.87" x 4.33"x 11.22" Weight:1.03lb

Champion Traps and Targets 45852Trapshooting Double Box Shell Pouch

Champion Traps and Targets 45852Trapshooting Double Box Shell Pouch
BESTSELLER NO. 6 in 2022
  • Hunting Range Gear Ammunition Cases & Cans
  • Choose between nylon or nylon/canvas models
  • Adjustable waist accommodates all shooters
  • Divided compartments for loaded shells and empty hulls
  • Contoured for a snug fit and easy carry
  • Embroidered with the Champion Traps & Targets logo

TOURBON Canvas Skeet Trap Shooting Pouch Shotshell Holder Ammunition Carrier Cartridge Ammo Bag

TOURBON Canvas Skeet Trap Shooting Pouch Shotshell Holder Ammunition Carrier Cartridge Ammo Bag
BESTSELLER NO. 7 in 2022
  • Made of high quality canvas and leather
  • TWO belt attachment points to attach to your belt for carrying
  • Adjustable strap opening allows easy access into the pouch
  • This pouch is ideal for skeet, trap or sporting clays
  • Size:Approx 7.09" x 7.09" x 3.74" Weight:0.2kg

PForce Portable Airsoft Target with BB Trap

PForce Portable Airsoft Target with BB Trap
BESTSELLER NO. 8 in 2022
  • This compact target has an easy popup design that is great for portability and setting up the target wherever you wish to shoot
  • When opened it is 19" x 22" x 19"
  • Easily attach a paper target to the front or set up targets inside
  • Reuse the bb's you shot you won't lose any ammo and no sticky gel to mess with
  • Allows for target practice anywhere the perfect portable design plus carrying bag

HQSYY 11.8x11.8x11.8in Target Box Practice Competitive Game Bulls Eye wear-Resistant Anti-Slingshot Target Box Bow Food Collection Box Slingshot Silencer

HQSYY 11.8x11.8x11.8in Target Box Practice Competitive Game Bulls Eye wear-Resistant Anti-Slingshot Target Box Bow Food Collection Box Slingshot Silencer
BESTSELLER NO. 9 in 2022
  • ✔The ammo being shot will be saved in the target box, which avoids wasting.
  • ✔The sound resulted from shooting will bring you the pleasant sensation of shooting
  • ✔The cloth used to slow down ammo speed will cushion the force of ammo.
  • The foldable and portable target box is available to be hung on or put at any place
  • ✔Sound-proof design, strong impact resistance, reduce noise when shooting, won't disturb others, and the built-in widen velcro makes the target box more stable when shooting

Allen Select Canvas Single Box Shotgun Shell Carrier

Allen Select Canvas Single Box Shotgun Shell Carrier
BESTSELLER NO. 10 in 2022
  • Holds a standard box of 25 shells
  • Clips to your belt
  • Perfect for trap and skeet shooters
  • Rugged canvas construction
  • Simple and practical design

How to Select Shotgun Shot Size for Hunting

Article gives basic advice on choosing the proper shot size to use in your shotgun for hunters.

First we should take a how a shotshell works in a shotgun. A shotgun differs from a rifle in that it shoots a shell filled with round pellets. A rifle by comparison shoots one solid bullet. I good way to look at it might be that a rifle is like throwing a rock and a shotgun is like throwing a handful of pebbles. I should mention that shotguns can also fire a slug, or a solid bullet, but this article is dealing with standard shotshells only. Special shotgun barrels for slugs are rifled on the inside instead of smooth. These barrels are not designed for standard shotshells.

Common shot sizes listed from smallest to largest is 9, 8, 7.5, 6, 5, 4, 2, BB, and size #0 and #00 'buckshot'. The size #0 and #00 are pronounced aught (#0) and double aught (#00). For the most part standard shotshells run to size BB, while the buckshot loadings are used for deer hunting in special situations and personal defense. For our purposes we will deal with sizes 9 through BB.

While the proper shot selection is a matter of personal preference and other factors that we will later discuss, here is a short guide for matching shot size and game. Number 9 shot is not a good size for most hunting purposes, especially for beginners.. Used at close range for small birds such as doves and woodcocks it is ok, but for most purposes 8 shot is where normal hunting loads start. Number 8 shot is used for dove, quail, and woodcock. Number 7.5 shot is used for grouse and rabbits. Number 6 shot is used for squirrels and pheasant. Number 5 shot is the beginning of loads for larger game and is a combination load for turkey and ducks and will still work for squirrels without too much damage. Number 4 shot is used for turkeys. Number 2 and BB shot is used for large waterfowl such as ducks and geese.

Now that I have given the above guide (that many will disagree with), here are all the qualifiers! If the location that you hunt tends to offer longer shots, let's say over thirty yards, you should probably move up to the next largest shot size. Conversely, if your hunting location offers generally shorter shots, let's say under 20 yards, go with the next smallest size. For game animals not listed above stay with comparable body size to get an idea of what size shot to use. However this is not foolproof. For instance, rabbits are generally larger than squirrels, but squirrels are tougher and you need larger shot to provide a humane kill.

While this short guide is in no way all encompassing (I didn't even mention the effect of choke on shot selection), I hope that the information will help you get started. Keep one thing in mind, hitting the target is always the most important part of the shot. I'm sure many turkeys and ducks have fallen to #9 shot whether it is a good idea or not. Most shotshell manufacturers provide a guide on the box for choosing loads for your game. Stick with a shot size in the middle of their guide and you should be safe.

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