I have hiked, camped, hunted and fished in the Sierra's for more decades that I care to think about. The only predator that ever caused me to be glad I had a gun or wish I had one were the two legged kind. The .357 with the ammo you already have will work fine for those kind.
When asked what qualities he most valued in his generals, Napoleon said, "give me lucky ones."
Last edited by Bill Steele; 11-14-2012 at 4:06 PM..