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Old 12-05-2013, 03:40 PM
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Re: .22-250 Enough For Wolves?

The 22/250 works on wolf. I think the 70 gr TSX or 75 gr Sirocco ll would be great bullets for them from a quick twist 22/250 .
But, having seen a wolf run close to 400 yards after being double lunged from an 06 , I can say they are good at running.
If u have the rifle and its a good one, use it.. if you bust their shoulders they don't run off.
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Old 12-05-2013, 04:11 PM
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Re: .22-250 Enough For Wolves?

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Hey, r u da guy I red about in what was it? Zane Grey, North of some thin'??

Ubetcha!!! The 250 is plenty for wolf. Especially with the fast twist and heavy for cal bullets. The only real benefit of the heavy projectiles is longer range and improved wind handling.

Any bullet the 250 will shoot well will do the job.

Shot placement, as always, is king. But, keep in mind that their heart is just behind the last rib. If you want to take one home move the shot a bit more forward. Think bait about that one.

A local just received his Montana Rifle in 220 Swift as his wolf rig.

Good luck on your Woofin'.
+1 on what Roy said.

I happen to use a bolt action 223 with hot handloads on yotes and wolves.
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Old 12-05-2013, 10:47 PM
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Re: .22-250 Enough For Wolves?

I have only been witness to five wolves being killed. 2 with a 22-250, one with a creedmoore, and I killed one with a 115 berger from my 25-06 @ 420 yards and one I killed with a 95 SMK from my 243 at 200 yards. I have a pile of friends who have killed wolves and they just flop on the ground dead. All the wolves that i have seen shot just flopped on the ground and never wiggled... If they were hit which is a whole other topic for discussion since they are mostly hair!! All were shoulder shots! I have been very impressed by how easy they die! I plan on head shooting with a 22 any wolves that I hold in place with iron!
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Old 12-08-2013, 02:33 AM
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Re: .22-250 Enough For Wolves?

Never shot a wolf, never even seen a woof...I want to go to Alberta next year and hunt. Will a 105 A Max from a 240 Wby do the trick?
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Old 12-08-2013, 03:46 AM
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Re: .22-250 Enough For Wolves?

Oh ya. It will work well. Not that great on bunger shots but it will kill them.
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Old 01-12-2014, 12:58 AM
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Re: .22-250 Enough For Wolves?

223 loaded with a 65 grain Nosler Bonded Performance Bullets makes pork chops out of 400 lb hogs - nevermind pesky woolves!
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Old 01-13-2014, 03:27 PM
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Re: .22-250 Enough For Wolves?

I've never heard of that bullet but it sounds like a good one.
Is it like an AccuBond?
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