Grizzlies were all defense, one of life the rest property. Would have been two in defense of life but my clients were between me and my gun and froze and I got lucky with the bears decision to only make a mock charge. Could have fooled me. Was also the last time I ever left my gun on the boat.
I’ve hunted black bears once. They don’t taste all that great to me and I enjoy watching them more than shooting them but I’d take anyone bear hunting that wants to go.
If your willing to bet your life on a non-CNS not mattering much between 10mm and .44 that’s fine by me. Not my life and I’m not gonna tell you how to live yours.
All long guns, pistols would only be a last ditch option if facing one on purpose IMHO. This was Southcentral-ish Alaska...30ish years ago now.Sea2Summit---on the grizz that you personally killed did you use one of your handguns and or a long gun? Also, it appears that you guided in G bear country what state did you do so?
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