Originally Posted by Old Grump
10 gauge not necessary for black bear, what you use for deer will work just as well. A ball and at least 80 gr of FFg, whatever shoots the best in your gun and what you are comfortable with. Magnum loads not really required. 90 gr of Goex FFg just happens to be my best 100 yard load with round ball in my gun, (Lyman Cougar in-line). Keep your powder dry and your camera handy.
Thanks, but my T/C Omega only shoots Sabots due to the tight twist.