45-70 is a standard cartridge for deer, black bear, wild boar, mousse, grizzly bear, and other big game in thick woods or thick cover where close-range (>100 yards) shooting is common.
Is 45-70 a decisive round?
45-70 was a whole load when used on deer and black bears and remained influential on the more significant, more challenging, and sometimes more dangerous species like elk, grizzly, and buffalo.
Will a 45-70 stop a grizzly bear?
45-70 for hunting fat deer and is also influential on black bears, boars, mice, and grizzly bears. Although it can be a perfect cartridge for many African game species, be sure to read the article below if you are thinking of using it.