North West hunting with a 458 Win Mag

Discussion in 'Northwest Hunting' started by aknomad, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. aknomad

    aknomad
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    Hello fellow hunters. I have a question for you. I've just moved here from Alaska and was wondering if there is anything in Oregon/Washington (and surrounding states) that might call for a lesser grain 458 win mag. The 458 has mainly been used for African safari and thick hides in Alaska. What do you guys think? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Sling Blade

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    I suppose you could use it on elk or bear. Just tell everyone it's a .45-70 when they see the muzzle so you won't be embarrassed by having something that large in the field. ;)
     
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  3. Greenbug

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    458 makes a nice coyote round!:rockon::rockon:
     
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  4. Will_Power

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    I got this problem with some big ole squirrels, you see...
     
  5. sheepdip

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    should be plenty for whatever you run into around here unless they are more than 200 yds. out.
     
  6. aknomad

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    Thanks guys. I'll be sticking with my 300 win mag.
     

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