muzzleloaders

Modern day muzzleloaders are more fun, technically advanced and can help hunters extend their season.

Modern Muzzleloaders: Fun and Deadly for Deer Hunting

The old front-stuffer was a lifeline to fresh protein for many of the adventuresome settlers who pushed west to carve out their unique niche in life. But those early guns would have been finicky when it came to loading, shooting and cleaning. Consistently anchoring game with them would have been iffy at best. As...

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4 Things You Should Do to Kill Post-Rut Bucks

When the peak rut is over, meaning the chasing and breeding phase that is so exciting, that doesn’t have to signal the end of your hunting season. Hunting seasons are closed or are coming to a close in many states. Winter, of course, has settled into the Midwest like a double-socked foot into a...

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D+DH Innovation Zone: CVA Accura V2 Muzzleloader

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. In this episode of D+DH Innovation Zone, Chad Shearer with CVA Rifles provides some insight on the CVA Accura V2 muzzleloader. The Accura V2 has a tough Nitride finish inside and out, is easy to load and clean, has fantastic accuracy with the Bergara barrel, and many...

Antlerless Muzzleloader Hunt Deemed a Success

Ohio muzzleloader hunters enjoyed warm weather as they killed 5,608 antlerless white-tailed deer during the new antlerless-only muzzleloader hunting weekend Oct. 12-13, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). “Ohio’s first antlerless-only muzzleloader deer season was a success, and we are pleased so many hunters participated,” said ODNR Director James Zehringer. “We...

Primitive Weapons Week Popular for Deer Hunters

Hunters looking to pursue deer with firearms that harken back to a different time will have their chance, Oct. 12-18, during the week-long primitive weapons deer hunting season. During last year’s primitive weapons season, more than 45,000 hunters took home more than 10,500 deer representing about three percent of Georgia’s total deer harvest. “The...

Antlerless-Only Muzzleloader Weekend Is Set

Ohio hunters have the opportunity to participate in a new antlerless-only deer muzzleloader season Oct. 12-13, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. It is legal to hunt antlerless deer statewide with a muzzleloader or bow during the two-day season. No bucks may be killed regardless of hunting implement. Antlerless deer include deer...

Kamryn Vogel of Iowa dropped this gorgeous Iowa 206-point buck on opening day of the state's youth season.

Sweet Little 10-Year Old Girl Drops Monster 206-Inch Iowa Buck

Kamryn Vogel wanted to shoot but couldn’t get a good sight line on the monstrous buck standing in the shoulder-high Eagle Seed soybeans growing in the fertile Iowa soil. At 10 years old and already with a few deer under her belt from previous seasons, Vogel was ready to do something. Sitting there in...