Black bears are not bullet proof or only kill able with magnums only, contrary to popular belief.
If you can kill a white tail with it you can kill a black bear with it.
Just know how far the 30-30 is effective fore is all.
For hell's sakes people kill then with bows and arrow still.
* (Swinging club) Whack! whack! whack! *
Nope, the old nag's still dead .