Bear attack while bow hunting

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Frankingun
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Re: Bear attack while bow hunting

Post by Frankingun » Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:02 pm

Termite wrote:
Netpackrat wrote:Nobody needs a 20 foot great white shark for hunting bear.
And they are much more expensive to feed than a 458 SOCOM or 50 Beowolf......... :lol:
But I will fight to my last breath for your right to own 458 SOCOM, 50 Beowulf and whatever shark you want.
Buy ammunition and magazines.

You'll shoot your eye out!

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Re: Bear attack while bow hunting

Post by Jered » Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:28 am

Does the shark have frikkin laser beams?
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Re: Bear attack while bow hunting

Post by arctictom » Sun Oct 22, 2017 10:34 pm

I dont know , we hunt dear in SE Ak each time we go out we see between 4 and 6 bears, active natural selection is always present, sliver slingers need a back up IMHO.
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Re: Bear attack while bow hunting

Post by Windy Wilson » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:06 am

I read these sorts of posts with great interest, even though I live in a LARGE metropolitan area, with emphasis on millions of stupid people.
As I think NPR said once, in Alaska, any activity can become a bear hunt.
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Re: Bear attack while bow hunting

Post by Netpackrat » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:36 am

Windy Wilson wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:06 am
I read these sorts of posts with great interest, even though I live in a LARGE metropolitan area, with emphasis on millions of stupid people.
As I think NPR said once, in Alaska, any activity can become a bear hunt.
In Alaska, bear hunt YOU.
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Re: Bear attack while bow hunting

Post by Jered » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:58 pm

Is .375 H&H mag a good caliber for grizzly, pilgrim?
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Re: Bear attack while bow hunting

Post by Netpackrat » Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:35 am

Jered wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:58 pm
Is .375 H&H mag a good caliber for grizzly, pilgrim?
If you will do, it will do. And then some.
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Re: Bear attack while bow hunting

Post by HTRN » Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:41 am

Jered wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:58 pm
Is .375 H&H mag a good caliber for grizzly, pilgrim?
I was told by the ffl who sold me my 375 stainless that when they first came out 2 years prior, they were almost impossible to get ahold of until fairly recently (at the time). Apparently, they were going for over msrp up in alaska....
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Re: Bear attack while bow hunting

Post by Jered » Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:58 am

Netpackrat wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 4:35 am
Jered wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:58 pm
Is .375 H&H mag a good caliber for grizzly, pilgrim?
If you will do, it will do. And then some.
Nothing wrong with overkill for grizz.

I've got a .45/70 lever gun, too.
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Re: Bear attack while bow hunting

Post by Netpackrat » Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:45 am

.375 H&H vs .45-70 is the difference between a gun for hunting bear, and one for not getting et by a bear. When dealing with bears, range is your friend and one of those has it; the other not so much.
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