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#5933374 - 09/17/15 02:38 PM Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer?
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Registered: 07/29/09
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Loc: Fort Worth, TX
What do the experts think?
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#5933376 - 09/17/15 02:39 PM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
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Absolutely

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#5933405 - 09/17/15 02:53 PM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
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#5933443 - 09/17/15 03:21 PM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
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If you shoot em in the arse a 300 aint enough. Should be plenty provided you put it in a good spot.
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#5933470 - 09/17/15 03:34 PM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
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Should be, IF the shot placement is good. Small bucks/does no problem, but bucks can be extremely tough and bleed very little typically. I seen more than a few big axis buck approach 300lbs.

It depends on your property. I have shot big axis bucks right through the heart, and STILL have them run over a 100-150 yards before falling over dead.

I have taken 6 or 7 axis bucks with my 25-06 and haven't lost one yet - although 2 of them required a second shot to pin the animal. Most of mine have been taken with my .308 - that being said, I had one hop a fence after a 60 yard sprint (not the best shot admittedly, but still a kill). So on that property, where I need to drop them QUICKLY and RIGHT THERE, I have been known to carry my .375 H&H

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#5933524 - 09/17/15 04:23 PM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
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Of course it is.

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#5933526 - 09/17/15 04:23 PM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
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#5933533 - 09/17/15 04:29 PM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
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My dad, mom, and I have killed over 25 elk with that bullet and have never lost one.
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#5933612 - 09/17/15 05:15 PM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
TiggerV Offline
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Never shot an Axis with it but I have plenty of whitetails that know what the round can do.

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#5933674 - 09/17/15 06:00 PM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
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Yes, if the bullet is placed in the vitals. No, if it is not and it's a big mature Axis buck.

So don't rush the shot. Make sure you have a good rest. up
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#5933683 - 09/17/15 06:12 PM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
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My dad ran 80g softpoints on south Texas deer, it was a light switch.
He would switch to 117s to go kill Elk
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#5933890 - 09/17/15 08:24 PM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
noland Offline
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Registered: 12/18/14
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I shoot one every year with a 22-250 55 grain and never have a problem.

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#5934592 - 09/18/15 10:05 AM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
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Is a .223 enough gun for deer? peep

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#5934600 - 09/18/15 10:09 AM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: elvisp_bucks]
rexmitchell Offline
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It is if you take head shots......but then again I've killed my biggest deer with a .17 Remington to the head.

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#5934625 - 09/18/15 10:17 AM Re: Is a 25-06 with 100 grain bullet enough gun/bullet for axis deer? [Re: noland]
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Originally Posted By: noland
I shoot one every year with a 22-250 55 grain and never have a problem.



ive killed a few axis does with a .22-250



It wouldn't be my first choice on a buck though
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