About the Business

Bear Creek Ballistics is a family run business located in Southwest Michigan. As a company we focus on the development of products and shooting systems to improve firearm performance and customer success in the field.  We are a level 7 FFL licensed business which allows us to manufacture firearms,  perform general gunsmithing, build custom ammunition and perform retail firearm sales.  The performance systems that we have developed focus on the firearm and the ammunition with applications for muzzle loading as well as center fire rifles.  We have a full machine shop attached to our facility giving us the ability to perform nearly any type of firearm modification that a customer may require.

All Copper Bullets

In addition to the firearm accuracy systems, we manufacture all copper bullets. The all copper bullets we manufacture are designed and created in house here in southwest Michigan. Currently the bullets we manufacture are .451″ diameter and are used in the ammunition we sell for the 450 Bushmaster. Bullet weights that we manufacture are 240 grains and 285 grains; each loaded at different velocities for the 450 bushmaster. The bullet itself is available for reloaders in a 240 grain weight and can be loaded in the 460 S&W cartridge, 450 Bushmaster and used in a 50 caliber sabot for muzzle loading as well.  The key driving point behind our bullet design was to develop a bullet that would perform at all yardages from 30 feet to 300 yards. Due to the smaller Southern Michigan farms we hunt, we needed a bullet that would ensure the deer would not make it to the neighboring property after the shot. We needed a bullet with excellent accuracy that would deliver the most kinetic energy to the animal as possible. This lead to the development of our all copper bullets.


The company was incorporated in 2006 but the owner has been actively  designing and developing products for the shooting sports industry for over 30 years. The vision for the business was started over three decades ago about the desire to develop a muzzle loading firearm and ammunition that could achieve extended range one shot kills on the big whitetails southern Michigan is known for.

The owner has over 30 years of experience as a mechanical engineer developing products used in the health care, aerospace and heavy industrial hydraulic power systems.  His experience in these fields has given him a broad range of  experience in the areas of materials and precision manufacturing processes.


The products displayed on this website have been extensively tested on the range as well as in the field across North America.  We will not sell anything we do not use ourselves and feel that it will meet or exceed our performance expectations.