The . 30/30 is not just a proven bear killer, it is probably the most-proven bear killer. Select a quick-expanding bullet for this kind of hunting. via
- 1 What caliber is needed to kill a grizzly bear?
- 2 Can a 30-06 take down a grizzly?
- 3 What handgun can kill a grizzly bear?
- 4 What is the difference between a 30 30 and 32 special?
- 5 Will a 9mm stop a bear?
- 6 Is a 308 or 30-06 More Powerful?
- 7 Will a 350 Legend kill a bear?
- 8 Will a 357 kill a grizzly bear?
- 9 Why is it called 30 ought 6?
- 10 What is the best defense against a grizzly bear?
- 11 What caliber is best for bear hunting?
What caliber is needed to kill a grizzly bear?
Look for the biggest caliber you can shoot well in a rifle with a controlled-feed action like the Winchester Model 70 Safari Express, or the Ruger Guide Gun. While big bore rifles are ideal, even a . 308 will work. via
Can a 30-06 take down a grizzly?
If you are going to hunt brown bear on the Alaska Peninsula or Kodiak Island, a . 30-06 loaded with 200- or 220-grain Nosler® or similar premium bullet will do the job with good shot placement. via
What handgun can kill a grizzly bear?
44 Magnum is the minimum for charging bears, many others have opted for a Glock 20 in 10mm Auto and, interestingly enough, passed right by the . 357 S&W Magnum. Several folks have even successfully killed bears with a 9mm. via
What is the difference between a 30 30 and 32 special?
32 WS has about 5-10% more energy than the . 30-30 at close ranges, and less at longer ranges due to increased drag due to the . 321's greater diameter and reduced sectional density. via
Will a 9mm stop a bear?
The 9mm can kill bears but is considered underpowered by experienced woodsmen. The 9mm has 350 to 450 ft/lbs. of energy, while 1,000 ft/lbs is considered the minimum for a bear hunting gun. Proper 9mm bullets yield sufficient penetration in soft tissue, but it may not stop a bear quickly enough to avoid being mauled. via
Is a 308 or 30-06 More Powerful?
Both cartridges use the same . 308″ diameter bullets, and both have a case capacity large enough to push those bullets to sensible, useable velocities. 30-06 pointed out the slight velocity advantage that the larger case offers, and how it handles the heavier bullets so much better. via
Will a 350 Legend kill a bear?
350 Legend-specific bullets. But even those shooters who don't roll their own ammo can afford to shoot this cartridge. With a tough bullet this rifle will be perfect for hogs out to moderate ranges, and this cartridge will make an excellent option for hunting black bears over bait. via
Will a 357 kill a grizzly bear?
357 Magnum or other similar-caliber load, a well-placed shot with a good bullet will certainly kill a bear, but it's not recommended. You need a bullet that will penetrate all that, and most hollowpoints used in most . via
Why is it called 30 ought 6?
The ".30" refers to the caliber of the bullet in inches. The "06" refers to the year the cartridge was adopted, 1906. It replaced the .30-03, 6mm Lee Navy, and .30-40 Krag cartridges. via
What is the best defense against a grizzly bear?
Experts recommend that hikers in bear country carry with them bear pepper spray. UDAP bear spray is a highly concentrated capsaicin spray that creates a large cloud. This stuff will usually stop a bear in its tracks. 2. via
What caliber is best for bear hunting?
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