Question: Is it legal to hunt with FMJ in Ontario?

While nothing in Ontario’s regulations specifically forbids fmj, most provinces (bc, ab, sk, and mb for a start) do forbid the use of fmj, or “non expanding” bullets for hunting.

Can you hunt with FMJ in Ontario?

and “FMJ is illegal to own in Canada“, things people say but is not the law. You right NOT illegal…not the best round (hunter perspective) to shot a deer with, so not recommended, but NOT illegal or unethical.

Can you hunt with FMJ in Canada?

Uh, no. FMJ is not illegal to hunt with in much of the world, and I frankly doubt like hell that it is illegal in Canada. Because they do not destroy hides or meat, and because they penetrate to a vital organ.

Why is FMJ banned for hunting?

FMJ is illegal to hunt with for the same reason they are required for war. They don’t expand or fragment which wounds more often than it kills.

Can you hunt deer with a full metal jacket bullet?

FMJ (or any non-expanding bullet) is illegal to hunt with in California.

Can you shoot under power lines Ontario?

If the right of way is on public land you can hunt it. If its on private land, you need landowner permission.

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Can you hunt without a pal in Ontario?

A PAL has nothing to do with hunting whatsoever. You can hunt without a PAL. What you can’t do is buy or possess a firearm without a PAL.

Can you hunt with an SKS in Ontario?

While nothing in Ontario’s regulations specifically forbids fmj, most provinces (bc, ab, sk, and mb for a start) do forbid the use of fmj, or “non expanding” bullets for hunting.

Can you use FMJ to hunt coyotes?

You can shoot coyotes with anything you like. Although I would not recommend FMJ/ball ammo for any type of hunting. Jacketed soft point, hollow point, ballistic tip and spire point are all fare better performing rounds on small varmints like coyotes.

Can you hunt with 7.62 x39 Canada?

Yes, soft point 7.62×39 will have the same effect as a 30-30, which is famous as a deer hunting round. I’ve never researched the Quebec regs but every province I have read about requires expanding ammunition.

Will a FMJ kill?

A 9mm cartridge with an FMJ bullet will penetrate a target and cause significant damage and disruption. It may or may not incapacitate or kill on the first shot, but many other cartridges share that potential failing.

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