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What rifle caliber will kill a grizzly bear?

What rifle caliber will 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. While a well-placed shot from a 10mm can no doubt do the trick, the .

Is a 45 70 Good for grizzly?

45-70 Government is UNDERKILL for grizzly or brown bear hunting, under average conditions, from a mid-range distance, with a medium grain expanding bullet, and with correct shot placement.

Will a 375 H&H kill a grizzly bear?

375 H&H also ranks up there, or used to at any rate. I’ve killed a couple of bears with the . 375 H&H and I’d certainly put it at the top of my list, though for reasons as much sentimental as practical. Today, a lot more guys head north on bear hunts with souped-up .

Will a 308 stop a grizzly bear?

If your plan is to shoot a charging grizzly at 20 paces you do not merely need the perfect North American big game cartridge, you need a specialized, dangerous game cartridge and rifle setup. If you hope to hunt and then shoot a big bear at a reasonable distance, the . 308 will kill him just like it will kill an elk.

Can a 30-06 kill a grizzly bear?

30-06 rifle they can shoot well rather than a shiny new magnum that has been fired just enough to get sighted-in. 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.

Can a 30/30 kill a grizzly bear?

The 30-30 is not a grizzly gun.

How far will a 30.06 shoot accurately?

Trajectory and Ballistics 30/06 was certified for an extreme reach of 4.75 miles, an effective firing range of 1,000 yards. A flip up rear leaf sight was graduated for ranges out to 2,850 yards.

What kind of caliber is a Grizzly Bear rifle?

This 6.75 pound carbine is offered in .300 and .338 RCM calibers for grizzly, brown and polar bear hunters who can stand the recoil. (Most cannot, and still do their best shooting, so try before you buy.)

What kind of Bullet do you use for a brown bear?

The .338 Winchester Magnum is among the popular choices for large bears—both my Alaskan guides carried a rifle so chambered—and I see the wisdom of using bullets of 250 grains. The .35 Whelen, .338-06 A-Square, 9.3x62mm Mauser and .375 H&H all make worthy brown bear cartridges, and there is nothing wrong with a lower .40 or .458 caliber cartridge.

What kind of rifle do you need for a black bear?

For hunting black bear in such conditions, a rifle chambered for a belted magnum cartridge of .264, .270, 7mm or .300 caliber will do nicely. So will standard calibers in the .270 Win. and .280 Rem. class. My favorite long range black bear rifle, for example, is a Weatherby Vanguard Deluxe in 7mm Remington Magnum.

How big of a bear can you shoot with a muzzleloader?

These Days Are A Great Time To Hunt Black Bears… Typically, adult male black bears will weigh in at 250 to 350 pounds – and the same muzzleloading rifle and load you use for taking whitetails and other similarly sized game will double nicely as a black bear rifle. This is especially true where shots are inside of 75 yards.