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    Quote Originally Posted by Jdd2035 View Post
    30-06 its a classic and can knock down most every thing except maybe a bison. Not to mention I own one and don't have enough money to buy anything new lol.
    Took mine with a 270, bang flop. It's about shot placement, with a decent bullet, much more than cartridge.

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    Took mine with a 270, bang flop. It's about shot placement, with a decent bullet, much more than cartridge.
    See this is why I'm here to learn to be a better hunter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jdd2035 View Post
    See this is why I'm here to learn to be a better hunter.
    This is a great place for that. But to be clear, I'm not recommending a 270 for the job, but it will work. The 06 is arguably a better choice for bison etc., as would be other magnums and larger calibers.

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    There is a good story in the currant issue of Bugle magizine that the RMEF puts out in it's ethics section.

    A hunter was after elk in the Road Less part of the Utah Book Cliffs when a rogue bison decided to charge the horses just before daylight. A number of the guides and hunters were injured and one person was left behind to care for a injured person while the others went to get help. To make a long story short he ended up shooting the bison as it made another charge towards him and his injured brother that laid on the ground. Yep, one shot from his .270 and the bison went down.

    The DOW came in and did a necropsy on the bison and he was quite surprised at what that little bullet did to the bison.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JimP View Post
    There is a good story in the currant issue of Bugle magizine that the RMEF puts out in it's ethics section.

    A hunter was after elk in the Road Less part of the Utah Book Cliffs when a rogue bison decided to charge the horses just before daylight. A number of the guides and hunters were injured and one person was left behind to care for a injured person while the others went to get help. To make a long story short he ended up shooting the bison as it made another charge towards him and his injured brother that laid on the ground. Yep, one shot from his .270 and the bison went down.

    The DOW came in and did a necropsy on the bison and he was quite surprised at what that little bullet did to the bison.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JimP View Post
    There is a good story in the currant issue of Bugle magizine that the RMEF puts out in it's ethics section.

    A hunter was after elk in the Road Less part of the Utah Book Cliffs when a rogue bison decided to charge the horses just before daylight. A number of the guides and hunters were injured and one person was left behind to care for a injured person while the others went to get help. To make a long story short he ended up shooting the bison as it made another charge towards him and his injured brother that laid on the ground. Yep, one shot from his .270 and the bison went down.

    The DOW came in and did a necropsy on the bison and he was quite surprised at what that little bullet did to the bison.
    Great story. Makes me want to know what bullet he used. Mine was a 130 gr. bonded bullet placed just behind the ear...not a shot I recommend, but with a dead rest at 75 yards at a relaxed buff, 'twas easy and I knew exactly where to place the crosshairs.

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    He didn't say in the article but he was close, how close they also didn't mention. But it sounded like it was a premium type of a bullet for the damage that it did.

    In the end the DOW justified the shooting and no charges were brought.
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    For a one rifle for everything, my 300 WM with a 210gr Berger.

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    I shot a .270 for years. Then my great uncle gave me a 1948 Model 70 winchester in .30-06. I sold the .270. If I were out buying a new rifle I would consider a Weatherby magnum, .300 or maybe smaller. For working in Alaska a Marlin Guide gun in .45-70.

 

 
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