The best ammo deals of 2022 you can buy right now

Buying ammo has been a headache for a few years now. A combination of supply chain problems, raw material shortages and steady increases in first-time gun ownership has 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 deals on ammo in the lower 48, as long as you know your specific state’s online-buying laws.

Getting ammo when you need it is one thing, but what about saving money when you’re shopping? For that, we have compiled this list of offers on specific products. We will keep you 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, allowing you to search through thousands of retailers. Here, we will focus primarily on the big box retailers that offer specific sales or ship-to-store facility.


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rifle ammunition

Federal Premium .223 Remington 55 Grain – 38% off at Brownells

Federal Premium .223 Remington, 55 grains

While you may still be skeptical about the .223 for deer hunting, many hunters turn to it for deer hunting, and it is one of the standards when hunting hogs. At 38%, that’s a pretty outrageous discount from one of the biggest names in ammo. You are paying $25 for 20 rounds, $1.25 per round.

Winchester Deer Season XP Copper Impact .243 Winchester 85 Grain – 8.5% off at Brownells

Winchester Deer Season XP Copper Impact .243 Winchester, 85 grain

An amazing deal? Not necessarily. But the 85-grain copper extreme point bullets expand well and give you a nice oversized impact diameter to take your animal down fast. $41.99 for 20 rounds, $2.10/round.

Federal Hornady V-Max .243 Winchester 75 Grain – 13% off at Brownells

Federal Hornady V-Max .243 Winchester, 75 grain

If you are looking for a cheaper .243 Win. round, at 13% off, a case of 20 from Federal will set you back $27.49, $1.37/round. That V-Max bullet gives you good, consistent expansion to deal with whatever critter you’re after.

Remington Core-Lokt 7mm Remington Magnum, 175 Grain – 11% off at Brownells

Remington Core-Lokt 7mm Remington Magnum, 175 grains

Remington Core-Lokt are the most classic cartridges you will find, especially since they are already quite affordable. In this 7mm Rem. Mag., you get the classic Core-Lokt bullets in 150 grains. At 13% off, you’re paying $50 for a box of 20, $2.50 per round.

Winchester Deer Season XP .300 Winchester Magnum, 150 Grains – 13% off at Brownells

Winchester Deer Season XP .300 Winchester Magnum, 150 grain

More Deer Season XP for sale, this time with a 150-grain Extreme Point polymer-tipped bullet in a .300 Win. magazine Right now is $52 for a box of 20, $2.60/round.

Federal Terminal Ascent .308 Winchester, 175 grains – 14.5% discount at Brownells

Federal Terminal Ascent .308 Winchester, 175 Grain – 14.5% off at Brownells

Federal’s Terminal Ascent bullets stand out, with flat trajectories, good long-range accuracy, and a polymer tip for expansion at lower velocities. Right now, a box of 20 is on sale for $46.99, which puts it at $2.35 per round, which is significantly cheaper than even buying a box of 200 rounds.

Rimfire ammunition

Winchester Super-X .22LR, 40 Grain – 26% off at Cabela’s

Winchester Super-X .22LR, 40 grain

Nothing better than when something already affordable goes on sale. At $27.99 for a box of 222 rounds, the Winchester Super-X costs about $0.12 per round. If you’re hunting small game, that extra $10 off a box is a nice bonus.

shotgun ammo

Browning BXD Waterfowl 12-Gauge 2-Shot: 21% off at Cabela’s

Browning BXD Waterfowl 12 Gauge, 2 Shot

Long range, dense, high speed patterns, everything you want from a ranged charge. Additional performance comes from an aerodynamically stabilized lug. Get a box of 25 cartridges for $21.99 while it’s on sale.