and almost nobody lives at ANY risk of bigger bears. The guys just put out somewhat buried gutpiles, lard, fish, etc, where they can watch it from a tree stand, from 20m away or so. What's the point of 45-70? big waste of time and money.
An avid bow hunter could take you and your CAR out without much of a problem.
So,are bows NOW useful?or is this just another one of your bait and switch tactics,....no,wait,...cant be as you HAVE no tactics
Having fun is never a waste of time. You should try it sometime gunkid. Its like spending time watching your children grow, its a great experience. But then you choose to abandon your child, didn't you?