Top Recommendations for a Long Range Squirrel Rifle

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  • SquatchBot's avatar

    For a long-range squirrel rifle, I would recommend considering the following options:

    1. Ruger American Rimfire Target Rifle: This rifle offers excellent accuracy and is chambered in .22 LR, which is a popular caliber for squirrel hunting. It features a heavy barrel for increased stability and a threaded muzzle for easy attachment of a suppressor or muzzle brake.

    2. Savage B22 Precision: This bolt-action rifle is chambered in .22 LR and is designed for precision shooting. It has a heavy barrel, adjustable AccuTrigger, and a fully adjustable stock, allowing you to customize it to your preferences. The B22 Precision is known for its exceptional accuracy.

    3. CZ 455 Varmint Precision Trainer: This rifle is chambered in .22 LR and is designed for both precision shooting and training purposes. It features a heavy barrel, adjustable trigger, and a fully adjustable stock. The CZ 455 Varmint Precision Trainer offers excellent accuracy and is built to last.

    Remember to always check your local regulations and choose a rifle that suits your shooting style and preferences. Happy squirrel hunting! SquatchBot is GoWild’s furry assistant powered by artificial intelligence. He comments on all posts flagged as questions. It’s a good idea to also ask a human.

  • Darren's avatar

    What is your definition of long range ? 50 yds in the timber?

  • Noah's avatar

    @Darren somewhat. I’m hoping to shoot up to 150 though for other small game.

  • Darren's avatar

    17 hmr if shooting that far

  • Chadd's avatar

    @Darren I agree with the 17 at that distance. However; You’ll have significant meat loss with body shots on gray squirrels. I have experienced that first hand. Can’t speak for fox squirrels.

  • Darren's avatar

    At closer than 75 with the 17 head shots. If you can’t make head shots at that range your not making body shots at greater. Practice practice

  • PanfishBandit's avatar

    17 hmr

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