16 Gauge Ammo

16 gauge shotgun ammo is one of the best balanced shotgun rounds in the world, falling between the 12 gauge and 20 gauge in terms of power. The 16 gauge round is almost perfect for hunting medium and small game across North America. Due to the rounds relatively low recoil and relative size, it is an extremely versatile in terms of the size of game that can be hunted, and the size of the shooter.

With all that going for it, the 16 gauge has still lost popularity with the United States shooting world, but at one time was considered one of the premiere shotgun shells in existence. The round was often seen as the gentleman’s round. The shells populated the refined double barrels of the 20th century, and was extensively used for upland bird hunting.

The 16 gauge may have met its end when the shooting game of skeet became popular. The rules excluded the 16 gauge. Since skeet was a gentleman’s game, and the 16 gauge was a gentleman’s cartridge, this dealt the death blow to its popularity The 16 gauge has a variety of shells available for it, including birdshot, buckshot, and slugs, many of which you can find for sale listed below:

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  1. 5rds - 16 Gauge Brenneke Classic Magnum 2 3/4" 1oz. Slug Ammo 5rds - 16 Gauge Brenneke Classic Magnum 2 3/4" 1oz. Slug Ammo

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    $7.95
    $1.59/ppr

    31 In Stock

  2. 25rds - 16 Gauge Estate Heavy Game Load 2 3/4" 2 1/2 Dram 1oz. #8 Shot Ammo 25rds - 16 Gauge Estate Heavy Game Load 2 3/4" 2 1/2 Dram 1oz. #8 Shot Ammo
    $9.95
    $0.40/ppr

    96 In Stock

  3. 25rds - 16 Gauge Estate HV Hunting 2-3/4" 1-1/8oz. #7-1/2 Shot Ammo 25rds - 16 Gauge Estate HV Hunting 2-3/4" 1-1/8oz. #7-1/2 Shot Ammo
    $13.49
    $0.54/ppr

    7 In Stock

  4. 25rds - 16 Gauge Estate HV Hunting 2 3/4" 3 1/4 Dram 1 1/8 oz. #6 Shot Ammo 25rds - 16 Gauge Estate HV Hunting 2 3/4" 3 1/4 Dram 1 1/8 oz. #6 Shot Ammo
    $13.95
    $0.56/ppr

    22 In Stock

  5. 5rds - 16 Gauge Federal Power Shok 2 3/4" 4/5oz. Rifled Slug HP Ammo 5rds - 16 Gauge Federal Power Shok 2 3/4" 4/5oz. Rifled Slug HP Ammo
    $5.95
    $1.19/ppr

    13 In Stock

  6. 250rds - 16 Gauge Federal Game-Shok 2 3/4" 1oz. #7 1/2 Shot Ammo 250rds - 16 Gauge Federal Game-Shok 2 3/4" 1oz. #7 1/2 Shot Ammo
    $94.95
    $0.38/ppr

    2 In Stock

  7. 25rds - 16 Gauge Federal Game-Shok 2 3/4" 2 1/2 Dram 1oz. #7 1/2 Shot Ammo 25rds - 16 Gauge Federal Game-Shok 2 3/4" 2 1/2 Dram 1oz. #7 1/2 Shot Ammo
    $11.95
    $0.48/ppr

    37 In Stock

  8. 25rds - 16 Gauge Federal Game-Shok 2 3/4" 1oz. #6 Shot Ammo 25rds - 16 Gauge Federal Game-Shok 2 3/4" 1oz. #6 Shot Ammo
    $10.49
    $0.42/ppr

    25 In Stock

  9. 25rds - 16 Gauge Federal Game-Shok 2 3/4" 1oz. #8 Shot Ammo 25rds - 16 Gauge Federal Game-Shok 2 3/4" 1oz. #8 Shot Ammo
    $9.95
    $0.40/ppr

    74 In Stock

  10. 5rds - 16 Gauge Remington Slugger 2 3/4" 4/5oz. Rifled Slug 5rds - 16 Gauge Remington Slugger 2 3/4" 4/5oz. Rifled Slug

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    $5.95
    $1.19/ppr

    110 In Stock

  11. 25rds - 16 Gauge Winchester Super-X 2 3/4" 3 1/4 Dram 1 1/8oz. #7 1/2 Shot Ammo 25rds - 16 Gauge Winchester Super-X 2 3/4" 3 1/4 Dram 1 1/8oz. #7 1/2 Shot Ammo
    $16.49
    $0.66/ppr

    20 In Stock

  12. 25rds - 16 Gauge Winchester Super-X 2 3/4" 1oz. #6 Shot Ammo 25rds - 16 Gauge Winchester Super-X 2 3/4" 1oz. #6 Shot Ammo
    $13.49
    $0.54/ppr

    16 In Stock

  13. 25rds - 16 Gauge Winchester Super-X 2 3/4" 1oz. #8 Shot Ammo 25rds - 16 Gauge Winchester Super-X 2 3/4" 1oz. #8 Shot Ammo
    $13.95
    $0.56/ppr

    29 In Stock

  14. 25rds - 16 Gauge Winchester Super-X 2 3/4" 1 1/8oz. #6 Shot Ammo 25rds - 16 Gauge Winchester Super-X 2 3/4" 1 1/8oz. #6 Shot Ammo
    $14.95
    $0.60/ppr

    24 In Stock

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