Demand has outweighed supply therefore companies charge more and ammo prices increase at the retail level.
You could see it coming just like before, so that's why I stocked up early!
For what it's worth, preppers generally believe you should have around 10,000 rounds per firearm stored away.
Besides, my guns would never forgive me if I didn't have a generous supply of, ammunition for them at reasonable prices.
"That's my story and I'm sticking to it ".
Like it or not, when the chips are down and lives are at stake, an armed citizen can be the "first responder." People who dont like guns invariably rely on people who have guns when their lives are in danger.