I would recommend the 257 Roberts, does everything you are looking for. If you reloaded and if you could find a rifle in 6mm Remington, I would also suggest that.
I love my 6.5 Creedmoor, but it is somewhat of an over kill for varmint hunting.
Sorry, just realized you had made your choice.
Last edited by Geo_Erudite; January 28, 2013 at 12:04 PM.