Yes, you can. Here is some information about it:
LEAD AMMUNITION INFORMATION
- Lead can be toxic if ingested.
- The toxicity depends on the level and frequency of exposure.
- Lead can have physiological effects.
- Lead shot is banned in U.S. for waterfowl hunting, but is still used for other purposes.
- Lead ammunition is still used for purposes other than waterfowl hunting.
- Wildlife can be poisoned from ingesting lead.
- People can ingest lead particles from bullets in hunter harvested game animals.
- Lead particles in venison may be too small to detect by sight, feel or taste.
Risk Reduction Tips:
- Use non-lead, copper or other high-weight retention ammunition.
- Liberally trim around the wound channel.
- Discard meat that is bruised, discolored or contains hair, dirt, bone fragments, or plant material.
- Use caution when rinsing the carcass to avoid spreading lead fragments.
- Ground game meat has more lead fragments than steaks and chops.
- Ask commercial processors not to combine meat from other hunter’s game with yours.
- Avoid cooking game with acidic substances like vinegar or wine.
- Practice good marksmanship.
- Practice clean field handling techniques.
Source: 2013 Big Game Rules, page 52