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Old 11-01-2012, 08:27 PM   #11
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true i didnt catch that though im thinking of getting a 30.06 or something more suitable in the close future....thank you


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Old 11-03-2012, 03:15 PM   #12
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I don't hunt bears. We have plenty of them in Wyoming, But they are rather shy creastures, and easy to avoid if a bit of common sense is used. I can see no reason to shoot one. Especally at 300 yards.


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Old 11-03-2012, 04:03 PM   #13
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Old 11-03-2012, 07:15 PM   #14
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I think that might be a little small, I like the 300 wsm winchester model 70 sporter
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I totally agree, but the Ops first post asks "would it be suitable for elk or any bear?" Suitable? many Inuit up here hunt polar bears with a 223. But they get very close to one, unseen to do it. I am just suggesting unless the op dares to get a lot closer to his 'any bear' that he gets one that for sure he can trust his life on. From what I have seen up here, the hunters who hunt 'any bear' use much bigger guns with almost double the grain weight in said bullets for a reason. It is against the law up here to wound a bear and leave it. Is the op willing to go into a thicket and look for the bear with that gun?
Agreed! If I was going to hunt Browns in AK, my first choice would probably be either a .375 H&H or a lever action v.45-70 with heavy handloads.
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Agreed! If I was going to hunt Browns in AK, my first choice would probably be either a .375 H&H or a lever action v.45-70 with heavy handloads.
A good brown bear load is the new .375 ruger.
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Excellent for elk. I've seen it used plenty of times. Would work for bear as well, just use a good bullet.


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