There are many debates that will never die among deer hunters. One of those being the caliber of choice when it comes to hunting white tail. The reality is that there really isn’t a single caliber choice, but there are a lot of great ones. Out of experience, the 6.5 Creedmoor has been proven to be a big success. Friends say the long-range capabilities, light recoil, and tight groups are reasons they choose the caliber. The cartridge was first introduced in 2008. It is known to be a good caliber for long range shooting, and it took the hunting world by storm.

The bullet stays supersonic well over 1,000 yards which allows for extreme long-range capabilities. Widely known to be used in the in the competition world by many shooters. Creating tight groups peaks the interest of most shooters and the 6.5mm doesn’t disappoint. The recoil of the 6.5 caliber is little to none, allowing you to remain on target without compromising the accuracy. The bullet offers better resistance to wind drift than other comparable calibers.

When it comes to hunting white tail, they are extremely thin skinned. It won’t take more than a 6.5mm bullet to stop them in their tracks. 140-143gr bullets are the most commonly used factory ammo that can ensure that you get your trophy every time.

Ammo for the caliber is easily reloaded or readily available at a local gun shop. Factory ammo is most commonly shot through the rifle, simply because the accuracy is similar to reloading.

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