Muzzleloader Hunting News

Colorado Wildlife Commission Finalizes 2010 Regulations
The Colorado Wildlife Commission finalized 2010 big game regulations at its regular meeting Jan. 11. The Commission approved a variety of changes, some providing expanded opportunities for hunters.
Ohio Deer Hunters Having Successful Year
Hunters took 24,078 deer during Ohio's four-day muzzleloader season, January 9-12, with Tuscarawas County again leading the state with 1,345 deer checked.
Ohio Muzzleloader Deer Season Opens Jan 9th
Ohio's popular muzzleloader deer season is set to open statewide January 9-12 according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Wildlife.
Missouri Muzzleloader Season Sets Record
Hunters set a new record with 15,907 deer killed during the muzzleloader portion of Missouri's 2009 firearms deer season, Dec. 19-29. This year's record topped the previous one set in 2007 by 2,535. It topped the 2008 harvest by 5,653.
Illinois Muzzleloader Deer Numbers Released
Hunters participating in the 2009 Illinois Muzzleloader Deer Hunt harvested a preliminary total of 4,697 deer during the season conducted on Dec. 11-13. The harvest compares with the 4,310 deer taken by hunters during the 2008 muzzleloader season.
West Virginia Muzzloader Stamps Available
The traditional muzzleloader deer hunting season opens Dec. 14 and runs through Dec. 19, 2009, in all West Virginia counties open to buck firearm hunting.
Vermont Muzzleloader Deer Season Days Away
Vermont's muzzleloader deer season and the second part of the archery deer season are December 5-13 this year. Hunters are reporting seeing more large, older bucks due to the antler restriction that began in 2005.
Ohio Youth Muzzleloader Season Applications Due Dec 4th
A lottery card drawing will be held for a youth muzzleloader deer hunt during the statewide muzzleloader deer season January 9, 10, 11 and 12, 2010.
Ohio Early Muzzleloader Results Available
Muzzleloader hunters took 474 deer during last week's early muzzleloader deer hunt according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Oklahoma Deer Muzzleloader Season About to Start
While deer archery hunters are already afield hunting, hunters await the opening of the 2009 deer muzzleloader season slated for Oct. 24 - Nov. 1.