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Old 05-29-2013, 03:38 PM
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Default Two *very* basic questions

Hello all - I do not hunt, but I am writing a story whose main character does. I'm hoping you can help me with two basic questions:

1) My hero has just bought a Browning A Bolt II Medallion for whitetail hunting. What ammunition is appropriate for this weapon?

2) If you hunt whitetail for food, as opposed to trophies, would you prefer bucks or does, or does it not matter?

Thank you very much in advance, and very good luck to you in your hunting!
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Old 05-29-2013, 07:28 PM
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270 win. for rifle cal. as far as buck or doe if its to feed my family and that's all I have it don't matter,buck or doe
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Old 05-29-2013, 10:16 PM
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243, 270, 308, 30-06..... no difference buck or doe.
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:04 PM
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no idea on the ammo... some say younger deer are more "tender" and older deer more "tough"... depends on how you eat the meat too...
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Old 05-30-2013, 05:57 AM
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ammo .270, .308 or 30.06
hunting for food it doesn't matter Buck or Doe
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Old 05-30-2013, 12:28 PM
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Default Thank you!

Thanks very much for all the great information. It is very much appreciated.
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