The .257 Bob certainly has lost popularity of late, but those who still take him afield each fall quietly go about their business, accurately placing shots and taking game without destroying any more meat than is necessary.
Between the .257 Roberts and the .25-06 Remington, which is the better choice for the hunter? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
Let’s take a look at the top five underrated deer cartridges; designs that work extremely well but just don’t get the recognition they should.
These cartridges represent two of the earliest modern developments in .25 caliber, and both are perfect for deer- and antelope-sized game, but which has the ultimate advantage?
These factory-made cartridges may be under-the-radar, but they are certainly not short on punch or distance, making them excellent choices for game of all sizes.