I have a 24 inch barrel on my .264 Win Mag and have always wished it was 26 inch.
But it really does not matter as either will push a bullet fast enough for any Deer Antelope or Caribou and this is where I see .264 size bullets
The cold and snow definitely affected our hunt with bears not moving much. On our last day my Friend said when He was hound hunting he saw 9 piles Bear scat on the logging road before this there was virtually none on logging roads.
I have never shot a Big Game animal with my 30-30 Win even...
Two bears one treaded at 20 yards 30-30 Win. 170gr worked great for a bear in a tree.
One over bait with 300 H&H Mag Nosler 180 gr Partition one shot and done ran 12 feet. shot 45 yards
I asked the Guided what he thought was a good beer round, He would choose 45-70 was his pick for spring...
Headed out to Idaho next week Bear hunting with Guide.
We are going to do hunting over Bait, Spot and Stalk and Dogs and I have two tags in different zones.
I’ll let you guys decide what to take.
# 1 6mm Rem with 100gr Hornady BTSP scope 2.5x8 36mm
# 2 .264 Win Mag with 130gr...