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If I am ever able to go on a wolf hunt in the future, would there be any reason not take my .300 Savage along? Also, how much da

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  • If I am ever able to go on a wolf hunt in the future, would there be any reason not take my .300 Savage along? Also, how much da

    If I am ever able to go on a wolf hunt in the future, would there be any reason not take my .300 Savage along? Also, how much damage do you think that cartridge would do to a wolf hide?

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    You .300 Savage is almost like a .308Win, Damage will be Governed by the type ammo you going to use! JMO~ Don't use HP Ammo...PSP would be better!
    or use a .223 with FMJ.

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    • #3
      Taxidermists can patch uo most anything these days, don't worry about it.

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        Taxidermists can patch up most anything these days, don't worry about it.

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        • #5
          Your .300 Savage is a good choice, bit it reaches its peak of versatility with handloads and, I agree with Treestand, your bullet choice (factory or handload) will be as important as your bullet placement.

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          • #6
            It has plenty of energy for wolves. I'll be using Barnes 168g for my wolf hunting to avoid blowing a six inch exit wound. I did taxidermy and patched up some mighty big holes but that usually took sewing in hide patch from other pelts. I wouldn't make the taxidermist do that extra work if I didn't have to. Also, if you tan the hide, you don't want gnarly holes in the pelt. Good luck!

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