.30-30 for Bears
May 26, 2011
I just returned from a black bear hunt in northern Alberta, where I tested Hornady's new 140-grain MonoFlex .30-30 bullet out of a Mossberg 464 lever-action (a new variation sporting Marine Coat finish and fiber-optic sights). Got great penetration out of the bullets, which are a combination of Hornady's GMX gilding metal bullet and FlexTip LeveRevolution bullet. It combines pointed-bullet aerodynamics with homogeneous bullet penetration, and out of a lever-action no less.