Ammo is the new toilet paper.
EXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – It has been a busy year for gun stores. Firearms have flown off the shelves. Ammunition has been in short supply and high demand.
“It was a problem for people to find a round of .270 to take their child hunting with,” Edwin Nighbert, president of the League of Kentucky Sportsmen, said of the state’s modern gun hunting season this fall.
And even if supply picks up in response to the scarcity, experts say the trend still could continue amid global uncertainty, political changes across the country, and further potential pandemic-related disruptions.
Because as supply has dwindled, demand has jumped.