Elk Hunting Cartridges

To match wits with elk requires patience, perseverance and a willingness to go places where only the boldest are willing to tread. So when an opportunity presents itself everything has to be right, from shot placement to knock down power.

An elk hunting cartridge needs to provide enough energy and velocity to penetrate an animal that relies on its resilience.

Weatherby recommends a cartridge that is capable of delivering a minimum energy of 1500 ft/lbs. Our recommended elk cartridges carry that energy beyond 500 yards.


  • $79.00$109.00

    Limit 5 items per customer per purchase. Upon the launch of the 6.5 WBY RPM in 2019, we began to dream of what could be next in the RPM family. Having successfully launched a 5 lb rifle in a 6.5 caliber magnum cartridge, I began to imagine what it would […]

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    Another Weatherby wildcat, first introduced in the 1960s. This is the ultimate cartridge for long-range, big game hunting.

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  • $119.00$179.00

    Originally billed as the world’s fastest 30 caliber cartridge, it will push a 30 caliber bullet 3,500 feet per second.

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    Introduced in 1963, the 340 Weatherby was designed as a response to the 338 Winchester Mag. However, Roy took advantage of the longer case to pack in more powder for greater velocity.

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  • $69.00$109.00

    Brought to market by Roy Weatherby in 1945 the 300 WBY was said to be 50 years ahead of its time. The 300 WBY is an ultra versatile 30 caliber option that is great for a variety of hunting situations.
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    Bullet Diameter: .308 (7.8mm)
    Common Reference: .30 Caliber
    Max Case Length: 2.825”
    Developed: 1944
    Production Start: 1945


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