NE corner washington state newbie


Nov 27, 2009
Hey there i live in spokane WA, i hunt alot of bear and elk in my area... i do alot of 500 yd shooting with my savage model 12 .223 but i am really looking to step it up into the 1000 yd range and aim my sights at bear and elk mostly... i was just wondering what your guys thoughts were on the cal most likely to get the job done??? anyway thanks for letting join see ya in the forums...gun)


Well-Known Member
Jun 11, 2005
Yakima, Washington
First of all, welcome to LongRangeHunting.

You will have a lot more responses to your question if you post it in the General forum. Not everybody reads the Members Intro forum. ready for a lot of suggestions and opinions about a long range elk or bear cartridge/load combo.:)


Well-Known Member
Feb 23, 2009
Spokane Wa
take a look at any of the 300-338 mags. and head out to Mica to get some LR practice. I built a 6.5 284 and it's a great LR gun but I think it's a little light for what you want to do.

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