Deer hunting is still king over any type of hunting in the U.S. Deer Season XP was Winchester Ammunition’s first offering made specifically for that purpose. In 2017, it will be joined by one of the most popular modern sporting rifle (MSR) chamberings, the .223 Remington, as well as 6.5 Creedmoor, which has grown in popularity for its flat-shooting, long-range capability.
With more hunters owning and shooting MSR rifles chambered in .223 Rem., the new Deer Season XP offers a 64-grain bullet specifically designed for deer hunting (where it is legal for use in deer hunting). The 6.5 Creedmoor has been growing in popularity, not just at the range, but in the hunting woods as well. The introduction of a 125-grain 6.5 Creedmoor offering solidifies the round as an ultra-effective deer load. The loads will come 20 rounds to a box.
Key features of Deer Season XP include:
- Bigger Tip. Bigger Impact. — Radically large-impact-diameter design expands immediately upon contact to deliver the energy needed for massive knockdown power
- Accuracy — Deer Season XP flies straight thanks to the Extreme Point® polymer tip, tapered bullet jacket and precision swaged lead core
- Price — Top shelf performance at a great price
“By including the .223 Remington and 6.5 Creedmoor in our Deer Season XP lineup, we now join the most popular type of hunting with two additional calibers,” said Matt Campbell, Winchester Ammunition vice president of marketing and sales.
In addition to the new offerings, Deer Season XP is also available in:
- .243 Win. – 95 grain
- .270 Win. – 130 grain
- .270 WSM – 130 grain
- 7mm-08 Rem. – 140 grain
- 7mm Rem. Mag. – 140 grain
- .308 Win. – 150 grain
- 30-30 Win. – 150 grain
- .30-06 Springfield – 150 grain
- .300 Win. Mag. – 150 grain
- .300 WSM – 150 grain
- 300 Blackout – 150 grain