That’s illegal. Growing up I killed several deer with my grandfathers 22 hornet and never had a problem with recovery. If she can shoot it decent, I say let her rip.
Can you hunt deer with a 22 Hornet?
22 Hornet is a varmint round and a poor choice for deer, even though with the right shot from the right angle from a moderate distance and excellent bullet placement, it will work most of the time.
What is the smallest legal caliber for deer hunting?
RE: Smallest Caliber For Deer Hunting
. 223 is the smallest I would go. I personally have never shot a deer with one, but my buddy shot one for years.
Will a 22 magnum kill a bear?
a . 22 magnum will take down anything. Polar bear, Walrus, even a bowhead whale if you hit it in the eye.!! According to the native hunters in the Arctic.
Will a 22 stop an intruder?
Yes. In fact the 22LR has a very good track record for stopping intruders. The 22LR can be used as a home defense weapon with appropriate ammo. Remember: Studies show that it usually takes two good hits to stop a fight.
Why is it illegal to hunt with a 22?
22LR has not been legal in any of those states. It does not have enough muzzle energy to ensure a clean kill. Poachers, who hunt deer at night and spotlight them will use . 22’s, mainly because it makes less noise.
What caliber has killed the most deer?
The round that has killed the most deer in the US is . 30 calibre…. Namely in 30–30 but pretty much closely followed buy . 30–06 and people just like roughly 7.62 rounds overall for deer.