Muzzleloading for bears


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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?
Anything that will kill deer cleanly will kill a bear cleanly.
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