U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Plan To Phase Out Out Lead Ammunition

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Washington, DC – -(Ammoland.com)- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is drafting the 2022-23 Hunt Fish Rule, and they need to hear from hunters!

The Service has drafted a phaseout of lead ammunition on at least five National Wildlife Refuges in Virginia, West Virginia, and Maine. As this is just the initial draft, the final rule may include the phaseout of lead ammunition on more refuges in other parts of the country. The Service is also planning to phase out the use of lead fishing tackle, including on at least one refuge in Pennsylvania.

OPPOSE lead ammo bans!

Calls to ban lead ammunition are centered around habitat, species, and human health concerns. Hunters are free to choose alternatives, but the choice must remain with the individual. At this point, there is not enough scientific evidence to show that hunting with lead ammunition can cause significant harm to habitat, animals, or in consumption of extracted meat, and it certainly does not warrant a ban or phaseout from the federal government.

Anti-lead advocates will argue that lead alternatives are readily available and just as cost-effective as lead. This is simply not the case. Amid a nation-wide ammo shortage, banning lead on certain federal lands will undoubtedly keep many away from hunting, especially new hunters and those without knowledge or access to alternatives, and will reduce access to public lands.

Lead ammo is easier and cheaper to manufacture and purchase, helping hunting remain accessible and lowering the barrier to entry. Any attempt to restrict use on public lands is simply another effort to downsize the hunting community. Men and women across the country already face enough barriers to hunting – expensive ammo should not be added to the list.

Contact the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today and say NO to restrictions on the hunting community!


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JPM

USFWS pushed through the lead shot ban using flawed date, falsified data and a propaganda campaign that appealed to ignorant non-hunters and green weenies. Once they succeeded with the lead shot ban, they’ve been trying for a total ban ever since and have succeeded in portions of California and have even had support from Fish and Game agencies in other states (up until a couple of years ago, the Arizona Moose and Goose was advocating using non-lead bullets for hunting with flyers in sporting goods stores across the state). USFWS is as about as bad as BATF when it comes… Read more »

Wass

Years ago, I attended a wedding, where at its’ conclusion, the couple was pelted with birdseed instead of the traditional rice. When we queried , they told us, “birds choke on rice”. Banning lead ammo, ostensibly for environmental reasons, is just as ludicrous.

john

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gujGsHuUh38

Top 10 Most DIABOLICAL Homemade Shotgun Rounds

john

The beginning or the advancement of Marxism ? Soon you will be told that your food will be in short supply. That should spark some interest in the world of social media. Weather to shoot lead bullets or another alloy does not matter to me as long as it drops the target quickly and cleanly. The Georgia Guidestones : Maintain humanity under 500,000,000 in perpetual balance with nature. Guide reproduction wisely — improving fitness and diversity. Unite humanity with a living new language. Rule passion — faith — tradition — and all things with tempered reason. Protect people and nations… Read more »

Wild Bill

Those sound good on paper, but upon closer examination, are ridiculous. For example: The first one, even nature is not in perpetual balance with nature. They are all superficial in that way.

musicman44mag

Awaiting approval. No cuss words other than BS which is not a word. No call to arms and still to this day I have not had one of my posts not approved. I have only posted 4 posts so far today so it can’t be that there are to many and it took me a while to type up this one so it shouldn’t be because it was too fast? Wonder what I did to get on the bad boy list. I wish there was a reset.

musicman44mag

For some reason I seem to recall something about the kommiefornia condor and that the lead was making eagle shells thinner causing them to break early as well as the people getting poisoned and that is why kommiefornia banned lead ammo. I also seem to recall testing done on people that mostly lived on wild game rather than store bought meat and that tests found that people living mostly on free range game had lower levels of lead in their system. What happened to all of that? Did they forget or are they hoping we did just like they are… Read more »

Wild Bill

That is a terrific point: If people that eat industrial food have higher levels of lead in their system than people that live on wild game, then that would explain a lot of woke ridiculousness in America.
There is also a theory that drinking wine from lead goblets was a factor in the fall of Rome, too.

BigJim

Here’s a better headline “US Citizens plan to phase out US Fish & Wildlife Service with lead ammunition.” Think it over.

musicman44mag

If only that could happen. I quit fishing because you have to have a cell phone and check every hour to see if the rules or quota changed so you don’t get a fine and ticket. A friend of mine went fishing and he caught a salmon and got fined because it was illegal but the day before it was legal and the season for that fish was not supposed to end for another 15 days. I should not be required to have a cell phone to keep up with changes because the cell phone company’s are not required to… Read more »

Wild Bill

Socialists at all levels of government, and bureaucracy want people to sit at home doing nothing, like objects on a shelf. They should change Dept of Fish and Game to Dept of look but don’t touch.

Arny

Been using lead all my life. Sucking on sinkers. And still here breathing with lead & without the mask & jab. Imagine that.

musicman44mag

Me too and all of a sudden they are discovering new problems that stay with you for life and don’t come into play for 6 months to a year after getting the jab!!!! Gee, imagine that!! Who but Bill Gates and Fauci would have known. My wife called it the 666 we read about in the bible the other day. Want meat, gas, a doctor or anything else, got your 666 card? You said no, here is the shot. If you take it your government will help you, if you don’t you are!!!!!! Commies and Marxists in control of our… Read more »

Wild Bill

Well, they are trying.

MP71

When I was maybe 10, we were visiting an uncle in rural Oklahoma. One morning my aunt served biscuits and gravy with quail for breakfast. I took a bite of bird and got a shotgun pellet as a a bonus. Eating “ contaminated “ game doesn’t seem to have affected me.

Wild Bill

Quail with biscuits and gravy! Those were the days.

Arny

Progress took those days, not lead. Good times

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swmft

they start harassing the hillbillies they will start a war, they have a hard time with poachers because west Virginia has poverty caused by government regulation close coal mines no work thanks obummer

musicman44mag

Just how they want it. Force the people out of the outskirts and into the city with a promise of a check and uncle sam will take care of all your needs.

That’s one way including the price of gas to make less pollution because people will not have to travel as far for work and they will use mass transportation and be much easier to control.

MP71

I feel a very slight amount of pity for whoever would be sent to pacify/occupy Appalachia. Unless it’s elite SOF, they don’t stand a chance.

GmanNM

The USFWS is worse than Congress – they feel the only way they can do their job is by writing regulations (USFWS) or legislation (Congress). It’s really sad, because their are so many things that each group could do that do not add restrictions, costs, or otherwise impact the citizens paying their salary. Apparently they are all severely overpaid since they seem capable of only doing one small part of their job. Less $alary$ to the restrictive, taxing types might encourage them to leave and encourage others who want to improve things stepping up and use their brains. Its clear… Read more »

swmft

atf fbi now faws federal government collectively needs to get their heads out of their asses

musicman44mag

We the people need to step up and tell them where their head is and then provide assistance removing the obstruction so we can all breathe a little eaiser.

Wild Bill

Don’t worry, that is coming. I heard a report, this morning, on FBN that some places in CA the price of a gallon of gasoline exceeds the federal hourly minimum wage.

john

In the U.S., consumer prices in April were up 8.3% from a year earlier, according to data from the Labor Department. Food costs were up 9.4%, with prices for things like meats, poultry, fish and eggs up 14.3% from the previous year. In March, around 65% of the 200 food banks in the Feeding America network, the nation’s largest food recovery organization, reported a greater demand for assistance month on month. Before the Russia-Ukraine conflict began, the two countries supplied a combined one third of the world’s wheat exports and were in the top five exporters of corn. Coupled with widespread fertilizer shortages, supply chain issues and record droughts,… Read more »

Wild Bill

Yes, someday for Thanksgiving Day we will all have a can of spam instead of a canned ham. Could be this year.
Quietly sell out and move to the rural areas if you can.

john

How many US Presidents in modern history have announced ‘food shortages’ before they occurred? The answer is only President Biden. There may be a plan by our government afoot to create a food shortage. First, a Maricopa County, Arizona, food bank recently and mysteriously caught fire which destroyed some 50,000 pounds of food. The timing was also suspicious for arson as it occurred just 15 minutes after the Maricopa Food Pantry closed on a Monday morning. Dr. Ben Braddock reports on at least a dozen more suspicious fires targeting similar facilities – Smithfield Foods, Deli Star Meat, Hot Pockets, Tyson Poultry,… Read more »

Wild Bill

Good observations … and scary. Prepare to participate because this government is bringing participation to us.

Oldman

It’s name is the Green New Deal Terrorist Society. Next step will be to only allow those who buy an electric vehicle to purchase food or water…..Take that Peasants!