The Ideal Rifle for Women: 243 Winchester

Men often ask, “What is the best caliber to get my wife for hunting?” In the opinion of this channel, you can’t do much better than a .243 Winchester. It provides mild recoil, flat-shooting and surprising effectiveness due to its velocity. For anyone wishing to get a sense of how it handles and how much it kicks, this video will be helpful.

The most important aspect of shooting is accuracy. Too much recoil diminishes that and risks developing a flinch (which no magnum can compensate for), so it is better to not over-do things in the recoil department. A simple .243 will even take moose (we have done so with them for decades now).

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