11 Most Versatile Hunting Rifle Cartridges

.30-06 Springfield: Known for its excellent long-range performance, suitable for a wide range of game.

.270 Winchester: Offers flat trajectories and sufficient power for medium to large-sized game.

 7mm Remington Magnum: Balances speed and energy, making it effective for various hunting scenarios.

 .308 Winchester: Versatile and widely used for medium to large game in different environments.

 .243 Winchester: Ideal for smaller game and varmints, with manageable recoil.

 .300 Winchester Magnum: Provides a combination of power and accuracy for big game hunting.

6.5mm Creedmoor: Gaining popularity for its long-range accuracy and mild recoil.

 .280 Remington: Versatile for a range of game, offering a good balance of power and recoil.