Originally Posted by sandfly
does taking a dog help out at all..
The best thing is to take a buddy who runs slower than you do.
gutterpunk, back in the 70s the Alaska Fish and Game did some test and decided that Double "0" buckshot was very effective. The problem is the shooter can't wait for the bear to get close enough for it to do its job. If you can wait until the bear is 15 feet away then double buck shot is very effective.