Re: affect of canelure on trajectory?
At the velocities you will be shooting at in a 30-06, I would say a Nosler Partition would be the best you could shoot all-around. It has not failed my father in over 35 years, nor I in the 12 years I have used it. Taken game with it from .243, .25-06, 7mm RM, 708, 308, 3006, 300 WM, 338 WM. Absolutely no need for a bonded bullet in a .30-06. If you wanted to shoot a polymer-tipped bullet, pick either the Nosler AccuBond or Hornady InterBond for the retained weight you will need on the elk. m2c