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Russ Chastain

How Much Gun Does it Take to Kill a Deer?

By November 11, 2013

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This subject has probably led to more campfire discussions - and arguments - than any other among hunters. I doubt it will ever be answered in such a way as to please everyone. I happen to have slain a goodly number of deer over the years, and feel pretty good about leaning towards big and heavy rather than small and fast. Let's try to determine if there's a real way to measure a cartridge's killing power - at least for comparison's sake.

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