Originally Posted by Joe King
What load are you running in your 7mag? just curios
Nothing wrong with the 7mm Rem Mag and "light" bullets.
I just came back from shooting a 410" Bull Elk / Wapiti in New Zealand.
Rifle was a stainless Rem 700 in 7mm Rem Mag shooting factory Swift Sirocco 150 grain bullets.
Deer was 300 yards away facing me at around 15 degrees turned to his right and did not present a good side shot into the shoulder or into the lungs.
So I took the option and shot him in the neck for a one shot kill.
Will post pictures later.
Good bullet placement is more important than saying bigger and better bullets are vital.
I do in fact shoot bigger and heavier bullets in 338 and 375 calibres but am merely stating that smaller calibres can be very effective.
Just my opinion here.