That is one sweet rifle. I have wanted one in .257 Weatherby for a long time but have never pulled the trigger so to speed for one. Now with your .340 you have everything covered from antleope to bears. All you need to do now is to find a .224 Weatherby for varmets
Marty my buddy absolutely ruined a antelope with the wrong shot and bullet choice out of his!!! Never seen so much carnage!!! I have always wanted a .17 centerfire. Why, who knows. My 22-250 bull barrel is crazy accurate. We just want I guess!!!
Nice looking rifle. I have always wanted a 257 WBY. The bad thing for me up here is that ammo or brass are non existant so it wouldn't be a feasable choice for me. Lately I have problems finding loading components for my 338 and 243, never mind trying to find WBY brass
The 257 is an overlooked caliber in my mind, a lot of people here are caught up in the Short Magnum craze.
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...