Re: Long range coyote rifle?
308, 155 grain Palma bullet at 3000 FPS. Fired from a 24-26" barrel these bullets have a BC of around .500-.505 The accuracy needed for these small creatures at those distances is nearly unmatched. With the slower twists in the 308 vs. 6mm or 7mm, the torque upon recoil isnt near as bad.
Long range shooting is a process that ends with a result. Once you start to focus on the result (how bad your last shot was, how big the group is going to be, what your buck will score, what your match score is, what place you are in...) then you loose the capacity to focus on the process.