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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Supply chain issues, high demand keep hunters scrambling to reload


September 14, 2022

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

The shelves in Sentry Hardware show the scarcity in a variety of ammunition.

Issues with lingering supply chain disruptions that started with the COVID-19 pandemic have put hunters and gun enthusiasts in a bind.

Though there are signs that ammunition shortages are on the decline, stores in Southeast - and nationwide - are still having trouble getting stocked up, leading shooters to go on the hunt for ammo or to create their own.

Last month, Mike White, manager of Sentry Hardware, was still waiting on a $75,000 ammo order he had placed in January. He said incoming stock is better than it was a year ago, yet orders are still trickling in. The display case had very lit...

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