Welcome to both you guys. The 7mm-08 is not a lot unlike the 7x57. I used to shoot 154 gr bullets in my 7x57's because they shot so well. But I think if I could have got the 139/140 gr bullets to shoot better, I'd have used them more.
I'd stick with whatever you are shooting now. The 7mm - 08 is plenty of rifle for antelope with any hunting bullet. Accuracy and knowing the rifle and how it shoots are far more important than anything.
Federal Premium 140 grain with Nosler Balistic Tips or Winchester Supreme with 140 grain Balistic Silvertips. Either one of these should be very accurate, give you great long range performance, and be just the right type of bullet to take down your 'lope. Have a great hunt!
While I was up on the mountains looking for some elk, we spotted some off in the distance. And while I was glassing these elk I couldn’t quite pick up the details of these elk because they were clear out there, and because I couldn’t keep steady enough to get a clear picture of what I was looking at. I told my brother, “I can’t really tell ‘cause I’m shaking.” He gave me the best piece of glassing advice I’ve ever been told (‘cause how many glassing tips can there really be...