Deer Hunting Forums - View Single Post - Which is the most popular Deer cartridge choice
View Single Post
post #15 of (permalink) Old 09-08-2013, 12:02 PM
turner
B&C 140 Class
 
turner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Tn
Posts: 602
Thumbs up

A 30/06 shooting 165s is about as good as it gets for deer most anywhere. I killed a nice Kentucky buck last year with a Marlin 336ER in .356 Win. Year before I used my M/L, a .50 cal CVA shooting a 295gr Powerbelt over 100gr 777, a CZ 550 FS in 9.3x62 shooting 285gr PP load and a Marlin 1895M (.450) shooting a 350gr JFN Hornady load to take two 8 points and a 7 point. In 2010 I used the same M/L & load, a .44 mag carbine and a Marlin 336 in .375 Win to take a 7 point, 8 point and an 11 point.

I guess it's been a while since I've used one of my '06s, but the '06, like many others, will sure get the job done.
turner is offline  
 
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome