I do most of my deer hunting with a TC Contender Super 14 in .44 mag.
It's good out to 100 yards or so.
I also carry a Ruger Super Redhawk .44 mag as back up.
"If your plan is for one year, plant rice.
If your plan is for ten years, plant trees.
If your plan is for one hundred years,
educate children." -- Confucius