View Full Version : Alaska Grizzly Bear w/ .54 Caliber flintlock Rifle
January 31, 2002, 04:50 PM
Check it out!:cool:
February 1, 2002, 01:47 AM
There's just nothing better than having a big thrill of danger and then it all turns out okay!
Now: Hunt up "Keith Rogan", here in the archives or in the Membership, and go to his "Bear Mauling Page". There are photos of him after he lost.
Last I recall, he figures that the average .54 black powder rifle could easily wind up as an unanticipated suppository when things don't go righteously.
February 1, 2002, 02:29 AM
He did have back-up by the guide who was armed with a modern .300 WinMag bolt rifle.
February 1, 2002, 02:40 AM
I've tried black bear with my .58 flinter, but not sure if my nerves are up to the Alaskan grizzly challenge. I'm convinced I'd try it, but even if you take a 105 mm howitzer - if things don't go "righteiously" with one of those big bruisers, a suppository will be the least of your concerns.
Maybe one day...
February 1, 2002, 03:06 PM
I've an old aqquaintance in fairbanks who's taken two nice arctic grizz with his .58 he uses no back up. But back up or not it takes huge lead balls to kill a Grizz with a muzzle stuffer! I'll stick with my modern center fires thank you very much.
February 1, 2002, 04:45 PM
Creates a whole new level of intensity to "Shot placement", right?
February 1, 2002, 08:22 PM
Yakked it up briefly with Keith not too long ago. Said his bear page was down - hope it does come back ... some good info there.
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