375 H&H and here's why

by Joe Jones
(Fairbanks ak)

Winchester .375 H&H compared to a Winchester .3006

Winchester .375 H&H compared to a Winchester .3006

I hunt moose in Alaska and I take my 1967 Winchester model 70 375 H&H magnum shooting 300 grain nosler partitions.


It's blued with a wood stock, no fancy stainless synthetic or laminate.

I have a 2-8×32 vortex scope on it and it works for me.

Here's why.
I own 5 guns, 375 H&H, 243 Winchester, Browning 22 long rifle, 28 guage Beretta, and a 12 gauge Remington. These guns do it all from coyotes, and deer, to dangerous game, and quail to geese. Throw in squirrel and rabbit as well.

The 375H&H is my choice for moose in grizzly country. It's adequate to overkill on moose but just the right medicine if you surprise Mr or Ms grizz.

Can a smaller caliber get the job done? Absolutely. But it's what I have, I shoot it well, and it's got enough power to save me if I was to run into that 1 in 100 grizzly that thinks I look edible.

I'm no sniper wannabe, I keep my shots to 300yds or less and the 375 H&H keeps moose meat in the freezer.

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remington 700
by: Anonymous

Yup insurance is the best bet! I'm a 338 guy, 225 grain Speer boat tail it slams them. But a 375 H&H, I like it. A 700 Remington does it for me... kill's anything you see!

Well Said
by: Mark - The Mooseman

Joe, thank you for sharing your opinion. You made valid points.

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