North America has a wide variety of huntable species, inhabiting many different types of terrain. While there are a few cartridges that can truly be called all-around choices, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with picking a cartridge that perfectly suits the game at hand.
The .308 Winchester and the .30-06 Springfield are very similar in performance level, and both are readily available and economical to shoot, so which cartridge prevails?
These undeniably classic cartridges have been putting meat in the freezer and smiles on hunters faces for generations. Most of us have probably hunted with one or both of them at some point, but which is ultimately the better choice? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.