Quick Answer: Can a muzzleloader kill a grizzly bear?

It will, yes. A . 22 has killed a few bears. Go with a heavy load, something like 390 grain with 80+ gr powder charge, should be fine.

What can a .50 cal muzzleloader kill?

50 caliber rifle shooting a 260 to 300 grain pistol bullet in a sabot in front of a 100 to 120 grain powder charge will kill any elk on earth. A 385 to 480 grain conical in a . 50 or . 54 with a 100 to 120 grain powder charge will also kill very effectively.

Will a 50 cal kill a grizzly bear?

Will a 50 cal kill a bear? The 50 BMG or 50 Caliber Browning Machine Gun, has been around for a long time and, as has already been mentioned, would rip a bear apart, as well as any other animal, on this planet. Yes, it will for sure kill a bear and any bear at that.

What weapon can kill a grizzly bear?

Look for the biggest caliber you can shoot well in a rifle with a controlled-feed action like the Winchester Model 70 Safari Express, or the Ruger Guide Gun. While big bore rifles are ideal, even a .

How far can I shoot a muzzleloader?

For any ethical hunter, 200 yards is about the limit of ballistic and shooter performance for a modern muzzleloader.

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Will 50 grains of powder kill a deer?

50 grains is enough to kill a deer at that range.

Can a .50 cal kill an elephant?

50 caliber shooting 500 or 535 grain bullets at around 2200 fps. The pointed BMG bullets would tend to change direction when they struck bone. You don’t kill an elephant by “hydrostatic shock,” whatever that is, and ordinary . 458 elephant rounds penetrate plenty deep enough to kill.

Can a Desert Eagle 50 kill a bear?

No. A Deagle is a specialized target pistol and limited condition game hunting gun BUT none of its chambetings are suitable for the Great Bears. A . 480 Ruger caliber in Ruger Redhawk or perhaps .

Can a 50 kill a bear?

The 50 BMG or 50 Caliber Browning Machine Gun, has been around for a long time and, as has already been mentioned, would rip a bear apart, as well as any other animal, on this planet. Yes, it will for sure kill a bear and any bear at that. Brown bear, polar bear, any kind of bear, would be killed easily.

Will a 22 scare off a bear?

22s can kill things like bears, short of brain and spinal cord shots, the . 22 may not incapacitate the bear quickly enough.

Will a 12 gauge slug kill an elephant?

For example, you could certainly kill an elephant with a 12 gauge slug, or a . 223, if you put one in an eye, or an ear, or another vulnerable spot, from a few feet or yards away. And even if it takes hours, or even days, to die, the animal is still dead.

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