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Man Mauled by Montana Grizzly Bear (Breaking News)

Mere days after a Federal Judge put the brakes on planned grizzly bear hunts in Wyoming and Idaho and months after Montana halted its own hunt, a male grizzly mauled a man in Montana.   The victim, who survived the assault, Read More

Bear Loads Tested (12 Gauge, .45-70, .500 S&W Magnum)

Bear loads. Those words get people’s undivided attention.  Anyone who hunts bears, or lives/travels in bear country, wants the most effective round they can get because their life may depend on it. We found this fun video which pits a Read More

Handheld Howitzers (.454 Casull, .460 S&W, .480 Ruger, .500 S&W)

Almost five decades ago, Clint Eastwood uttered the immortal lines, “…being this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world and would blow your head clean off, you’ve gotta ask yourself one question: ‘Do I feel lucky?’”  Read More

10 Life or Death Tips About Bear Defense Handguns [Video]

Just a few decades ago, people who lived or hunted in bear country considered firearms, handguns in particular, as the sole defense against bear attack.  Then bear spray appeared on the scene and ignited a debate as emotionally charged and Read More

Speer Pumps Up the 10mm with 200 Grain Gold Dot

The 10mm Auto cartridge has had its ups and downs, as I detailed in The 10mm: Thor’s Hammer for Semi-Auto Pistols a few months ago.  In its original incarnation, as loaded by Norma, this hot round propelled a 200 grain Read More

Montana Woman Travels 4 Miles After Near-Fatal Bear Mauling

Amber Kornak had been on the job with Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks for just one week when the risks associated with the job bit her–literally. While on assignment for the department, she had hiked into the remote Cabinet Mountain Read More

Bear Hunting is Dangerous Game Hunting [Insane Bear Charge Video]

Here at LocaCarnivore, we recommend bear hunters use a proper dangerous game rifle.  Yes, yes, we know you can kill a bear with almost any center-fire rifle cartridge fired from most any rifle, but stopping a bear charge is a Read More

The Best Bear Defense Handgun

“Walk softly and carry a big stick.”  No where is Teddy Roosevelt’s advice more necessary than when you are in bear country.  Bears are, under most circumstances, solitary and reclusive creatures who prefer retreat rather than confrontation when they encounter Read More

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