Re: What all-around rifle for predator hunting?
If you don't care about BIG holes in the pelts then the 7 SAUM with 180 Berger Hybrids does the trick. I haven't had a coyote make it more than a step with up to a softball sized hole.
ACTIVE DUTY MARINE CORPS '96-'04
SERGEANT (MED RET)
COMBAT ENGINEER, MOUT INSTRUCTOR, RIFLE/PISTOL INSTRUCTOR
"Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet."
"I come in peace. I didn't bring artillery. But I'm pleading with you, tears in my eyes: If you f*ck with me, I'll kill you all." Marine General Mattis
Custom built 7mm SAUM