Old High Standard double 9, 6" barrel in 22 cal, always loaded with hollow points. All I've ever needed as a back up for wounded animals except for a few times my 30/30 was the go to tracking gun, 22 was still on the hip. Have finished off deer, pigs, bobcat, popped truck loads of rabbits, snakes, whatever. In the last 20 yrs have shot 99 percent of my trapped pigs with it. Have buddies that carry big side arms and can't hit squat when it's time to seal the deal. I love my HS 22. If I'm going hunting with a pistol I take my 357 mag.