Buckshot / Slugs

Whether in the field or if lives are on the line, experts rely on RIO buckshot. The choice for home defense and law enforcement agencies worldwide, the sheer kinetic energy transfer of buckshot means one thing – confident knockdown power. Also an excellent choice for whitetail-sized game, wild boars, or foxes, RIO 12 and 20 gauge buckshot loads are offered in multiple pellet sizes and provide unmatched performance when you need it most.


American hunters understand that large, dangerous game demands absolute assurance. You must be able to count on your hunting ammunition to perform reliably and consistently.

Ranging from the basic Star Slug to our Premium range, which includes the Royal Brenneke, Royal MG and Royal Expansive products our slugs offer optimal penetration, multiple fragmentation, and excellent accuracy.