I took this whitetail doe with a 14" Contender chambered in 257 Raptor using a 100 grain Sierra Pro Hunter traveling at 2575 fps. The 257 Raptor is a 204 Ruger necked up to 25 caliber.|
Distance was 269 yards measured by a laser range finder by a witness standing next to me when I made the shot. The doe was crossing an open field at mid-day when we were eating lunch. I laid my backpack which contains a small pillow on a small rock mound and rested the pistol on the backpack. She nosed over at the shot and traveled about 25 yards and expired.
The bullet entered low on the left shoulder and I recovered the bullet under the hide on her right side.
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