Between the .22-250 Remington and the .204 Ruger, which is the better choice for the hunter in the market for a cartridge capable of handling shots varying from bobcats in thick timber to coyotes across windy, open fields? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
We’re all familiar with the abundance of .223 ammunition available, and you should have read a story or two over the years about the accuracy potential of the .22-250, but from a hunter’s standpoint, which one comes out on top?
Coyote hunting is a great late-season activity, and if you’ve ever seen a live deer, with its hocks and haunches bloodied and half-eaten, you’ll have little issue in pursuing these creatures to the ends of the earth. Let’s take a look at Phil Massaro's personal top five choices for a coyote cartridge, in no particular order.