Hardware CVA Paramount HTR Lead

Hardware: CVA Paramount HTR

With its hunting-style stock, adjustable comb and premium Bergara barrel, the .40-caliber CVA Paramount HTR is capable of producing centerfire velocities previously thought unattainable from a muzzleloader.

First Look: CVA Wolf V2 Muzzleloader

BPI Outdoors/CVA is pleased to announce the Wolf V2 muzzleloader, a re-vamp of its ever popular and affordable Wolf-model muzzleloader.

Should You Buy a Muzzleloader?

Every year, thousands of hunters purchase their first muzzleloading guns, many of whom have never shot one before. Assuming you might be one of these thousands, or know someone who is, here are few invaluable tips for finding your first.

Fire Amid Ice

A new muzzleloading fire-control system from Traditions Firearms and Federal Premium creates its own sort of afterglow amid deer season on an icy Oklahoma landscape.

Know-How: Walk Away to Small-Game Hunting

If competition for big game like whitetails and elk has you questioning the sanity of arising early, just walk away from it … and into the uncomplicated life of hunting small game.

10 Reasons Why You Will Fail to Kill a Bull Elk This Season

Success rates in general elk units hover in the teens. Such a dismal success rate may be disheartening, but committing any number of cardinal sins can feel even worse. Here’s what not to do to tag a bull this fall.

2021 Muzzleloading Product of the Year: Traditions NitroFire and Federal Premium FireStick

The new NitroFire and FireStick system keeps ignition consistent by protecting the powder, even during storage; the loading process is easy, and the primer can be left in the FireStick or removed without compromising the charge; and the system doesn’t restrict the choice of bullets and 209 muzzleloader primers, meaning hunters can stick with proven favorites.

5 Best Riflescopes Under $200

You don’t need to spend a fortune to own a decent optic that won’t break, fog or fall out of zero at just the wrong moment. Here are five excellent riflescopes you can get for under $200.

Hardware: Traditions NitroFire and Federal Premium FireStick

The new NitroFire and FireStick system keeps ignition consistent by protecting the powder, even during storage; the loading process is easy, and the primer can be left in the FireStick or removed without compromising the charge; and the system doesn’t restrict the choice of bullets and 209 muzzleloader primers, meaning hunters can stick with proven favorites.

‘Straight-Shooting’ Advice

Iowa and other states are opening shotgun-only deer seasons to straight-walled cartridges like the .45-70 Gov’t., .444 Marlin and .450 Bushmaster. Here’s how to wring the most performance from their rainbow-like trajectories.

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