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What caliber for black bear?

My Win mod70 .270 has killed 15 black bears from 100 lbs to over 400 lbs with Federal Premium or Classic in 130 or 140 grains. Distances varied from 30 yds to over 300 yds. It is all about shot placement.

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What caliber for black bear?

If I'm carrying the 308 win. I use a 308 win.
If I'm carrying the 30-06. I use a 30-06.
If I'm carrying the 300 wsm. I use a 300 wsm.
If I'm carrying the bow. I use an arrow with a 125 gr Muzzy.

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What caliber for black bear?

my .303 always works for bears and ya i say the exact same things as all these guys use a bigger cal for bear just so they dont have to suffer its always best for one shot one kill with big game and im sure you all know that.

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