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Re: Big Game Hunting Bullets

Postby JEBar » Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:04 pm

RanchRoper wrote:I'll ride an extra mile or two around that big griz. The pay' s the same... :)


when it comes to griz, I'd grab the 45-70 with a Nikon scope and stuff it full of 400 gr Barnes Buster bullets .... that would really be something .. :D
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Re: Big Game Hunting Bullets

Postby North Country Gal » Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:24 pm

I'm going with RR. You can shoot the griz.
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Re: Big Game Hunting Bullets

Postby RanchRoper » Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:11 pm

I've had several close encounters over the years. Rode up on one at a salt station a few years back. He stood up and sniffed at me. Magic and I were about 50 feet from it. Hard to tell horseback but I figured about 8 feet standing up. I talked real calm to it and turned real slow and walked away. Got into an open area real quick so I could see 360 degrees. Then hit a long trot for several miles until I was sure we'd left him behind. Another time a big fella was stalking the cattle as I moved a bunch. He paralleled us on a hillside for about 15 minutes. Then I rode hard a full gallop right at him waving my slicker and he took off. I was on my.mare Magic again. She was fearless.
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Re: Big Game Hunting Bullets

Postby RanchRoper » Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:12 pm

Sorry didn't mean to highjack the thread.

45 Colt lead looks lethal to me!
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Re: Big Game Hunting Bullets

Postby BigAl52 » Thu Nov 09, 2017 9:24 pm

Ive got a 338 Win Mag that I would love to poke a Griz with. One about 8ft tall.
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Re: Big Game Hunting Bullets

Postby JEBar » Thu Nov 09, 2017 10:20 pm

BigAl52 wrote:Ive got a 338 Win Mag that I would love to poke a Griz with. One about 8ft tall.


now you're talking .. :D
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Re: Big Game Hunting Bullets

Postby North Country Gal » Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:37 am

Seriously, though, if you look as case studies of grizzly bear attacks, a fairly large number of people who were carrying a gun/bear spray for protection never even had time to use it. That's how sudden and fast these animals can move. Okay, back to the thread.
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Re: Big Game Hunting Bullets

Postby Conax » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:05 pm

I've read where a hunter was tracking griz, heard a rustling sound, looked back and one was sneaking up behind him.
The worst kind of game is the game that hunts you. Black bear, maybe, Griz, no thanks.
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Re: Big Game Hunting Bullets

Postby Steve51 » Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:01 am

I have no plans to hunt animals that can eat me!
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