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RIFLE AMMUNITION:
HUNTING

The following chart depicts caliber/bullet recommendations for various game animals:

Caliber Weight in Grains Bullet Style Fox, Chuck, Coyote, Other Varmints Antelope, Mountain Sheep, Mountain Goat Deer, Black Bear, Mountain Lion Moose, Elk, Caribou Grizzly Bear, Kodiak Bear Rhino, Elephant, Cape Buffalo
22 Hornet 45 Soft Point            
22 Hornet 46 Hollow Point            
222 Rem. 50 Spitzer            
22-250 50 Spitzer            
223 53 Hollow Point            
223 55 Pointed Soft Point            
223 64 Power Point            
243 Win. 80 Spitzer            
243 Win. 100 Semi-
Spitzer
           
6mm Rem. 80 Spitzer            
6mm Rem. 100 Semi- Spitzer            
25-06 Rem. 87 Spitzer            
25-06 Rem. 120 Spitzer            
7mm-08 140 Power Point            
270 Win. 130 Spitzer            
270 Win. 150 Semi- Spitzer            
7mm Rem. Mag. 150 Spitzer            
7mm Rem. Mag. 175 Semi- Spitzer            
30 Carbine 110 Round Nose            
30-30 Win. 150 Flat Nose            
30-30 Win. 170 Flat Nose            
30-06 Sprg. 125 Spitzer            
30-06 Sprg. 150 Spitzer            
30-06 Sprg. 180 Round Nose            
30-06 Sprg. 180 Semi- Spitzer            
30-06 Sprg. 220 Round Nose            
300 Win. Mag. 150 Spitzer            
300 Win. Mag. 180 Spitzer            
300 Win. Mag. 220 Round Nose            
300 Savage 168 Spitzer            
303 British 180 Semi- Spitzer            
308 Win. 125 Spitzer            
308 Win. 150 Spitzer            
308 Win. 180 Semi- Spitzer            
338 Win. Mag. 200 Spitzer            
338 Win. Mag. 250 Semi- Spitzer            
338 Win. Mag. 300 Round Nose            
358 Win. 200 Round Nose            
358 Win. 250 Round Nose            
35 Rem. 200 Round Nose            
375 H&H Mag. 270 Semi- Spitzer            
375 H&H Mag. 300 Full Metal Jacket            
44 Rem. Mag. 240 Semi- Jacketed Hollow Point            
45-70 Govt. 405 Flat Nose            


For definitive ammunition and ballistics data, be sure to visit the on-line catalogue available at www.federalcartridge.com.  This site features a user friendly interactive version that is available for download at no cost.

 

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