Wow im relay going to out myself on the direction i have taken my gun collection in the last few years.
For Deer: only gun i still have suited for hunting deer. my mossberg 500 12ga. w/ 26" smooth boar for buckshot, 28" rifled slug barrel.
For two legged Varmint: My Stag Arms AR-15 w/ reflex sight, mossberg 500 20ga. w/ 19" barrel and pistol grips, Ruger Super Redhawk .44mag w/ Crimson Trace laser sight grips, My Para USA G.I. Expert 1911 .45acp, and my Taurus .38spc+P snub nose revolver.