A few years ago, you would have been hard-pressed to find a 6.5 Creedmoor deer rifle in hunting camps around the country Legendary gun writer Jack O’Connor’s favorite, the .270 Winchester? Of course.
Same thing for the .30-06 Springfield, the .30-30 Winchester, the .308 Winchester, and the .243 Winchester. For that matter, you probably would have found a few 7mm Remington Magnums and the flat-shooting 7mm-08 Remington, especially in Texas. Maybe even a few lesser-used calibers like the 6mm Remington, the .280 Remington, and the .25-06 Remington.
But that was then, and this is now — most deer camps have several 6.5 Creedmoors. The 6.5 might even be the...
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