Not kowing any specefics about where and what you are hunting I'd say a 30-06. Whether Savage or Remington is up for debate surely. I like my Rem. 700. This gun, in my opinion, is just about as versatile as it gets.
The ultimate authority...resides in the people alone.
-James Madison, author of the Bill of Rights, in Federalist Paper No. 46.
Who are the militia? They consist of the whole people, except for a few public officials.
-George Mason, Framer of the Declaration of Rights, Virginia, 1776 , which became the basis of the U.S. Bill of Rights