I would like to purchase an inline muzzleloader in Ontario but I live in Northern Ontario and I'm having a hard time finder a dealer. Also would appreciate some advice on whether to buy a .50 or .45 calibre to deer hunt
I don't personally own a muzzle loader but I know S.I.R. in manitoba sells them at a reasonable price and right to your post office. As for 50 cal or 45 cal. I don't know but I do know that you can get sabot bullets which would make it the same as shooting a smaller calibre. Do a search on SIR Mailorder to find the site. If you have problems finding it send another post. I know I have it somewhere in this damn computer. :smile:
From the books that I have read, there is a lot of importance in knowing every nook and cranny of your hunting territory as well as the animal that you are hunting. So scouting as much as possible, just walking the land, will give you a good idea of what's around the corner or what's on the other side of a hill. Which can be very beneficial.
Making your own maps of human and deer trails, and different types of foliage such as group of pines,...