Originally Posted by skysailor
What about one of them red dot sight things on a 45/70....or better (faster) with bare (bear?) iron sights?
Do you want to have to turn on the sight (red dot) before pulling the trigger?
'course you could just carry a pocket full of cr2032 batteries and leave the sight on all the time...
I'm a proponent of bear spray, but it seems pretty ineffective when the wind is blowing. Maybe carry both kinds of bear repellant: unleaded (spray) and leaded (12 guage slug)