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 ".