Can you hunt elk with 25-06?

Can you hunt elk with 25-06?

25/06 is essential when hunting big mule deer and elk. Great controlled-expansion bullets up to the task include 115-grain Barnes Triple Shocks and 120-grain Nosler Partitions, Swift A-Frames, and Speer Grand Slams.

Are 25-06 still made?

30-06 Springfield cartridge necked-down (case opening made narrower) to . 257 caliber with no other changes. Nominal bullet diameter is 0.257, and bullet weights range from 75 to 120 grains (4.9 to 7.8 g)….

.25-06 Remington
Designed 1969
Manufacturer Remington
Produced 1969-Present

Is a 25-06 A good rifle?

The . 25-06 has low recoil, shoots flat and delivers plenty of punch at long range for game such as whitetail deer, mule deer and pronghorn antelope. In a good rifle, it is capable of excellent accuracy.

How good is a 25-06 rifle?

Why are 25-06 handloaders so popular?

Many additional factory loads are available and serve to increase the versatility of the .25-06. However, handloaders can even further improve its versatility and accuracy. The popularity of the .25-06 is reflected in how many major rifle manufacturers (and smaller companies) chamber rifles. And the cartridge always ranks high in annual die sales.

What is the 25-06 Remington good for?

TECHNICAL INFORMATION: The 25-06 Remington is our standard cartridge for daily.25 caliber production testing. It is a terrific long range varmint cartridge when loaded with our 85 gr. Ballistic Tip, and it becomes an excellent choice for deer and antelope with any of our heavier.25 caliber bullets.

How were bullet types selected for the 25-06?

Bullets were selected from on-hand stock, and loads (some long proven) cover the gamut of .25-06 capabilities, from small-varmint shooting to larger big game.

Is a 25-06 good for deer hunting?

However, the .25-06 is capable of reliably taking deer-size game at reasonable hunting distances. For varmint and coyote hunters, the .25-06 offers a flat trajectory and can potentially stay supersonic at over 1,400 yards.