35 Whelen Ammo


35 Whelen is a powerful medium-bore rifle cartridge that does not require a magnum action or a magnum bolt-face. The parent of this cartridge is the . 30-06 Springfield , which is necked-up to accept a bullet diameter of. 358 in (9.1 mm).

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35 Whelen Ammo

While it was discovered that the 35 whelen ammo was invented by 1922 it was an ammo cartridge for wildcats till Remington began to sell Model 700, a Model 700 chambered for  in 1988. It is used to hunt big game especially within North America. While not as well-known than it’s .30-06 Springfield parent case, the bigger 35 Whelen bullets measure .358 inches/9.1 millimeters in diameter. This makes the ballistics very different. Utilizing 180-250 gr bullets, the muzzle velocity is around 2.72 fps (feet per second) and average muzzle velocity of around 3,483 ft-lb (foot-pounds). The range of maximum effectiveness is around 400 yards for hunting big game which makes it a great option for chasing the big game and is a favorite among handloaders. We stock the latest factory loads from top brands such as Hornady, Federal as well as Barnes.!

35 Whelen Ammo
Grain Weight
180 Grains
20 Round
Muzzle Velocity
2900 Feet Per Second
Muzzle Energy
3362 Foot Pounds
Bullet Style
Polymer Tip
Bullet Brand and Model
Barnes Tipped Triple-Shock X
Lead Free
Case Type
G1 Ballistic Coefficient
Velocity Rating
Country of Origin
United States of America
35 whelen ammo produces an array of what is considered “conventional” bullets. Soft point bullets utilize the same manufacturing methods of excellence that Hornady’s premium bullets do and consistently perform far above the conventional.