muzzleloaders

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...

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...

Crossbows, Muzzleloaders Get Updated Seasons

For some, the beginning of fall is heralded by leaves changing colors, for others it’s cooler temperatures and shorter days, but for hunters fall is marked by the start of deer season. In less than two weeks, hunters will take to tree stands and blinds throughout the state, bow in hand and powder ready....

Crossbows, Muzzleloaders Added to Deer Seasons

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has announced that a number of proposed changes to hunting and trapping regulations were approved by the Legislative Regulations Review Committee. The changes were approved Aug. 27 and are effective upon filing with the Secretary of State. They will be implemented for the upcoming autumn 2013...

Primitive Weapons Special Deer Hunt is Set

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ J. Strom Thurmond Project Office will conduct primitive weapon deer hunts in Bussey Point in Lincoln County, Ga. These annual hunts are held in order to maintain the deer population within the carrying capacity for the area and to improve the quality of the herd. The 2,545-acre...

Wait, I Hear Aliens On My Deer Hunt

The National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, W.Va, has announced that applications are now available and are being accepted for the special resident-only controlled deer hunt at the NRAO site. This controlled hunt is organized and planned in cooperation with the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources (WVDNR). Submitting an application enters the...

NRA Sporting Arms Museum to Open at Bass Pro Shops

The National Rifle Association will celebrate the grand opening of the NRA National Sporting Arms Museum, which is located at the Bass Pro Shops store in Springfield, Mo. “We are thrilled to bring such a wonderful collection of firearms to Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World,” said NRA museum director Jim Supica. “Featuring treasured guns...

Muzzleloader Deer Permit Applications Available Now

Vermont’s muzzleloader antlerless deer hunting permit applications are now available on the Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department’s website. A quick-link to the information and application is provided on the home page. “It’s a really quick and easy process that ensures your entry is immediately entered into the lottery,” said Deer Project Leader Adam Murkowski....

CVA Muzzleloaders Tops Among Deer Hunters

CVA is again ranked as the nation’s No. 1 muzzleloading brand in recent survey titled “Top Hunting and Shooting Equipment Brands for 2012,” published by Southwick Associates. The survey ranked the brands hunters and shooters purchased most frequently in various product categories in 2012. The list was compiled from the 35,081 internet-based surveys completed...