Should You Use Bear Calls When Hunting With Black Powder?
If you're planning on going hunting for black bear this season using your muzzle loader, you may be wondering if you should use a bear call or not. It certainly isn't against the ethics of black powder hunting to use these tools -- your ancestors spent many winter nights by the fire fashioning game calls out of wood. But is using bear calls wise? The short answer is -- no -- with certain exceptions.