Elk with a 33 nosler

Discussion in 'Elk Hunting' started by valleysnyper, Oct 22, 2017.

  1. valleysnyper

    valleysnyper Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have experience with this round ? Everyone I know says to go with atleast a 300 preferably a 338. Of course these guys only hunted elk a few times, I have a 28 nosler that shoots lights out
    Shots I'm told will be about 400 yds at max
     
  2. 257Tony

    257Tony Well-Known Member

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    Your 28 will kill any elk that ever walked, even way past 450. Provided you do your part, obviously! No need for a new bigger gun, unless you want one of course.
     
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  3. jrsolocam

    jrsolocam Banned

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    Yep
     
  4. lancetkenyon

    lancetkenyon Well-Known Member

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    28 Nosler is PLENTY if you put the bullet where it needs to go.

    I just took my bull with a 7RM pushing a 180 Hybrid @ 2996MV @ 662 yards. Elk went maybe 50 yards and piled up.
    I have been on hunts where elk were taken with a .260 Rem w. 140 HVLD all the way up to .338 Edge w. 300 SMKs. All died quickly with a bullet put in the right place.
     
  5. AZ Wildcat

    AZ Wildcat Well-Known Member

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    As Lance said that will be plenty of gun! Keep in mind that tons of elk have been killed with the plain old .270...not to mention 25-06 and even .243.