Here's A Page Of Great Links To Great Muzzleloader Articles & Reports!
Through 2013, we will be adding 12 to 15 links to this page, providing quick access to other muzzleloading and muzzleloader hunting related articles and reports already published on the internet. Check often for the addition of new links. And don't forget, there are several dozen great hunting and performance links over on our first Muzzleloader Hunting Network page at http://www.namlhunt.com/mlnet.html. Also, if you come across a great muzzleloader article or report on the world wide web, and feel it should be added to this page...drop us an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Avoid Making Mistakes During Late Season Muzzleloader Hunts
Here's a GAME & FISH Magazine article that takes a look at how to capitalize on some of those big bucks you may have missed out on during the bow season. After hunting those deer for weeks, or maybe even several months, with a bow - getting close could become problematic. This article shares good advice on how to set up to take bucks that may know you better than you know them. (Link Added 1-21-13)
Was Your Muzzleloading Big Game Season A Bust? Go Hunt Small Game!
A lot of factors can determine whether you enjoy a good or bad muzzleloading big game season - including luck. This Petersen's HUNTING magazine article takes a look at how one outdoor writer recouped from a less than productive muzzleloader deer hunt - by getting out and enjoying some late season muzzleloader squirrel hunting with a Pedersoli .32 caliber small-bore frontloader. (Link Added 1-21-13)
Why Hunt The Muzzleloader Deer Seasons?
Here's one whitetail deer hunting addict's reason for hunting the special muzzleloader only seasons now held in most states.
Muzzleloader 101...Just Thinking About Getting Into Muzzleloader Hunting?
Here's a good read for the first time muzzleloading shooter and hunter. Some of the products mentioned in this run down on getting started into muzzleloading date the article back to the late 1990s. While some of the products mentioned are no longer available, the basic information shared pretty much lays out what the beginner to this sport is getting into. The author's likes and dislikes should be taken with a grain of salt. There are newer and much better powders...advanced sabots & bullets...and more efficient rifle desgins now available which pretty much eliminate a few of the issues discussed.
Cold Weather Ignition With Blackhorn 209...
Blackhorn 209 powder is one of the greatest muzzleloading innovations of all times. This black powder subsitute deivers better velocieis...better energy levels...and better accuracy out of most modern primer-ignition in-line rifles than any other powder. If it has one shortcoming, it is that it takes a properly designed breech plug...and often a hotter primer to insure 100-percent spontaneous ignition. Cold weather can exaggerate the problem. North American Muzzleloader Hunting host Toby Bridges experienced ignition hesitation with a milder No. 209 primer. Here is a look at how he remedied the problem for a hunt with temperatures dipping below zero...getting his rifle and load to print the group shown here.
www.maxmuzzleloader.com Searches For The Best Blackhorn 209 Primer...
Muzzleloading shooter Russell Lynch searches out the best No. 209 primer for the best ignition and the best accuracy with Blackhorn 209. Here's a look what he found.
Have A Great Article Or Report You Want To Share? Send Us A Link...
There are many sides to the sport of "Muzzleloading". On this website, the topic is "Muzzleloader Hunting". We will not cover muzzleloader shooting competition, nor will we cover rendezvous or other historical re-enactments. What we are covering, and which will continue to be greatly expanded, is our coverage of hunting with front-loaded guns of all types - modern and traditional. If you take game with your muzzleloaders...snap a few great photos and send them to us, along with a paragraph or two on the hunt...on your rifle...or on your load. Let us share with others. E-mail the photos to us at...