Originally Posted by RangerBrad
Sharps man you are correct. My 25-06 does great here. This rifle would be for hunting west and spot and stalk on those found in open pasture. While in Oklahoma recently where I grew up. I saw herds of deer and several coyotes out mousing on ours and surrounding ranches at the 650yd mark and thought that if I had the equipment and skills I could of taken them. Brad
I've used nothing but 25-06 out here in Wyoming for about 20 years. A few deer every year and a few antelope too over the years. The only times I thought I might be undergunned was if I wanted
to shoot beyond 600 yds. I underline wanted because I've never had to shoot game beyond that distance.
In fact, this last fall we were playing with a 338 Edge and purposely looking for longer shots just for something new. Only 1 time did we have to make a long shot (625 if I remember right) but most of the time, we were actually needing to purposely extend the range to shoot that far or further. Truth is, a couple of times we were driving past and within 300 yds of game in order to set up for a longer shot on the same animals......LoL.
There are other areas however that it doesn't work that way. We were in an area where the game see vehicles alot. Other places, antelope see a truck from 600yds away and they're headed for the next county!