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Old 07-27-2017, 07:59 PM
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So my new hunt club has a healthy population of bears on it.
I was looking at both archery hunting for them as well as Muzzleloading for them.
Would a 250 grain be enough stopping power for a Ga Black bear?
Or should I look at pushing up aound 300 grain?
I'm looking at the barnes spit-fire expander MZ.

What does everyone thing of this round?
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Old 07-28-2017, 11:54 AM
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a .22 Short will kill a Grizz if you put it in the right place!
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Old 07-29-2017, 02:21 PM
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a .22 Short will kill a Grizz if you put it in the right place!
True.
But why would you?
Would you use the same 22 short to stop a home invasion?
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Old 07-29-2017, 05:26 PM
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Never intended to!
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Anything that will kill deer cleanly will kill a bear cleanly.
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Old 08-13-2017, 02:29 PM
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Bears aren't any harder to kill than deer.
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You better make the first shot count............deer don't climb trees.
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If you can take it with a bow, my two cents would be yes. Look at history, how many bear have been taken prior to modern firearms using a patched ball with black powder? Quite a few id wager
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