If you like to hunt hogs on a regular basis, then listen up. Here are the top three best calibers for hunting hogs!
Whether you believe it or not, narrowing down the calibers to only three has bee extremely difficult. Hunting hogs comes in many different shapes and sizes. Some people shoot at hogzilla while other people prefer to pick off the little guys for bettering eating. No matter what camp you are in, check out these hog destroyers!
1. .308 Winchester
Here is the deal. Shooting a hog with a .308 seems to get the job done just right. Some great firearm choices for hog hunting in this caliber are the Smith and Wesson M&P 10 and the Browning BAR ShorTrac Hog Stalker.
If for some reason you have doubts about shooting a .308, then take a look at the what happens 3 minutes and 25 seconds into this video!
2. .30-06 Springfield
Very similar to the .308, the .30-06 has long been one of the most widely used deer rifles. Well guess what, it works great for shooting at hogs as well. This caliber bullet is Accurate, powerful, and deadly even in the hands of novice hunters.
To check out a great summation of the differences between the way both perform in the field. Listen to this guy break down the nitty gritty details.
3. .270 Winchester
Simple, and effective. Put in the right spot, the .270 packs enough punch and penetration to get the job done on the lil piggies and the big boys as well! This video below is a great example of how to pluck a hog with a .270. Be sure to jump to the 4:55 in the video to see the way a .270 can make hog lay right in its tracks!