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Canadian whitetail hunting

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by TexasEd, Jul 14, 2009.

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  1. TexasEd

    TexasEd Member

    Feb 19, 2008
    Looking at going to western Canada (Saskatchwa) I have a 270 308, and a 30-06. I was thinking of upping the anti a little and checking out a Remington 7600 in 35 Whelen. I know they are not in production with the whelen however I have a few pump rifles I can buy. Some say the shooting can get long and the deer can get very big. Others purport that it's shooting inside a 100. My thought was that the 35 would give solid performace out to 250 and have a big payload when it gets there. Thanks
  2. homers

    homers Member

    Oct 8, 2007
    You already have three perfect deer cartridges that will drop deer from point blank out to 300-400 yards.
  3. Matrix187

    Matrix187 Member

    Nov 7, 2008
    I really don't see a point... I know people here in Montana (the deer are basically the same size as canadian deer) that use .270s for bull elk, mule deer/whitetails, and even moose with a well placed shot. Just use anything you have there. They all will do fine.
  4. dubbleA

    dubbleA Member

    May 23, 2009
    Tejas del sur
    Any of the mentioned cartridges in the OP will do fine.
    I have been up there many times and contrary to popular belief, there's not a "booner" behind every tree and they are not bullet proof either.:D
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