hi folks Grin here, i'm looking for others who use or have used the .35 whelen here in AK.. there experiences with it,recomended loads etc. is it adiquate for stoping a ornery brownie should the need arise?curently i shoot .225gr. trophy bonded fed. premium. as i have no reloading equipment. the rifle its self is a ruger m77 mk2 with syn. stock,open sights. i was concidering placing a aimpoint 9000L 0 magnification red dot scope on top. your input would be great.