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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.

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.

12 Steps That Made PowerBelt the World’s No. 1-Selling Muzzleloader Bullet

For most of PowerBelt’s less-than-20-year existence, it’s been the dominant bullet brand in muzzleloading, and though it caught on quickly, this All-American success story didn’t occur without much hard work and sacrifice. Here’s how they did it.

CVA Introduces New Optima V2 LR Muzzleloader

CVA has announced the arrival of its new Optima V2 LR, packed with features that make it ideal for longer-range shooting.

Federal Premium Introduces 209 Muzzleloading Primer

Federal Premium has announced the introduction of its new 209 Muzzleloading Primer, which is designed to complement its line of B.O.R. Lock MZ bullets.

Alliant Powder Releases Reloder 16 Rifle Powder

Alliant Powder has announced its new Reloder 16 rifle powder, which is designed to provide consistent long-range accuracy across temperature extremes. Shipments of Reloder 16 are being delivered to dealers now.

First Look: Alliant Powder Blue MZ Muzzleloading Pellets

Developments come along a little less frequently in the muzzleloader realm than they do in other corners of our industry. It's just the nature of the beast—how much can you really tweak the muzzleloading formula? That said, when new product does hit the market, it tends to be borderline revolutionary—a recent example being Federal Premium's B.O.R. Lock MZ projectile. Alliant Powder is hoping to score a similar victory with its brand new Blue MZ muzzleloading pellets. Here are five things you need to know.

2016 Muzzleloader of the Year: CVA Accura LR Nitride

Meet our 2016 Muzzleloader of the Year, the Accura LR Nitride from CVA.

Five Muzzleloader Bullets To Field This Fall

Looking for a new, technologically advanced muzzleloader bullet for this fall? Here are five superior options.

First Look: Federal Premium's Lead Muzzleloader Bullet

Federal Premium re-entered the muzzleloader projectile market in a big way last year, with the introduction of its revolutionary Trophy Copper Muzzleloader Bullet. Featuring the company's innovative B.O.R. (Bullet Obturating Ramp) Lock MZ system, the new submission was crafted to provide top-notch accuracy in a non-sabot design. It served as a game changer for the industry, and Federal hasn't slowed pace: in 2016, the folks in Anoka will be rolling out a lead version. Here are five things you need to know.

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