Buying ammo has been a headache for several years. A combination of supply chain issues, shortages of raw materials and the continued increase in first-time gun ownership have led to many empty shelves. But thanks to the Internet, you can, with a few exceptions, browse shelves across the country and find the best ammo deals in the Lower 48 — as long as you know your specific state’s online shopping laws.
Getting ammo when you need it is one thing, but what about saving money when you’re shopping? For this, we have compiled this list of offers for specific products. We will keep it regularly updated with ammo that is on sale at any given time. If you’re looking for a specific load and just want to scroll through your options, AmmoSeek is our favorite place to find ammo online, as it allows you to browse through thousands of retailers. Here, we’ll stick mostly to big retailers that offer specific sales or the convenience of ship-to-store pickup.
Federal Premium .223 Remington, 55 grain – 38% off Brownells
While you may still be skeptical about the .223 for deer hunting, many hunters turn to it for elk, and it is one of the standards when hunting hogs. At 38%, it’s a pretty wild discount from one of the big names in ammo. You are paying $25 for 20 rounds, $1.25 per round.
Winchester Deer Season XP Copper Impact .243 Winchester, 85 grains – 8.5% off at Brownells
An incredible deal? Not necessarily. But the 85-grain Copper Extreme Point cartridges expand well and give you a good overshot diameter to put your animal down quickly. $41.99 for 20 rounds, $2.10/round.
Federal Hornady V-Max .243 Winchester, 75 grains – 13% off Brownells
If you are looking for a cheaper .243 Win. round, at 13% off, a box of 20 from Federale will set you back $27.49, $1.37/round. This V-Max bullet gives you good, consistent expansion to take on whatever mischief you’re after.
Remington Core-Lokt 7mm Remington Magnum, 175 grains – 11% off at Brownells
Remington Core-Lokts are about as classic a cartridge as you can find, not least because they are already quite affordable. In this Rem 7 mm. Mag., you’re getting the classic Core-Lokt bullets in 150 grains. At 13% off, you’re paying $50 for a box of 20, $2.50/round.
Winchester Deer Season XP .300 Winchester Magnum, 150 grains – 13% off at Brownells
More Deer Season XP for sale, this time it’s with a 150 grain Extreme Point bullet, polymer tipped in a .300 win. Mag. Right now it’s $52 for a box of 20, $2.60/round.
Federal .308 Winchester Terminal Mount, 175-grain – 14.5% off Brownells
Federal’s Terminal Ascent bullets are distinctive, with flat trajectories, nice long-range accuracy, and a polymer tip for expansion at lower velocities. Right now, a box of 20 is on sale for $46.99, putting you at $2.35 per pack, which is significantly cheaper than buying a box of 200 rounds.
Winchester Super-X .22LR, 40 grain – 26% off at Cabela’s
Nothing better than when something already affordable goes on sale. At $27.99 for a box of 222 rounds Winchester Super-X is about $0.12 per round. If you’re hunting small game, that extra $10 a box is a nice plus.
Browning BXD Waterfowl 12-gauge, 2-shot – 21% off at Cabela’s
Long-range, dense, high-speed models, everything you want from a remote payload. Additional performance comes from an aerodynamically stabilized rod. Get a 25-round box for $21.99 while it’s on sale.