Ep 11: Brad Watts On Why You Need To Hunt With A Muzzleloader

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Brad Watts – Why You Need To Hunt With A Muzzleloader

I first started hunting with a muzzleloader back in 2013 in an effort to take advantage of the great muzzleloader hunting opportunities available in Washington. Though there was certainly a learning curve involved with making that transition, I enjoyed some great hunting opportunities that would not have otherwise been open to me if I’d stuck with a centerfire rifle.

So with that in mind, I interviewed Brad Watts of Muzzle-Loaders.com and we discussed hunting with a muzzleloader in detail. We discussed the different types of muzzleloaders, the capabilities and limitations of modern muzzleloaders, the advantages of hunting with a muzzleloader, some specific muzzleloader equipment recommendations, and what states offer particularly good muzzleloader hunting opportunities.

Feel free to send me a message with any feedback you have on the show as well as topic requests for future episodes.


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What We Covered

1) The different types of muzzleloaders

2) The capabilities and limitations of modern muzzleloaders

3) Why you need to hunt with a muzzleloader

4) Specific muzzleloader recommendations for various hunts

5) Specific states that offer good muzzleloader hunting opportunities

Show Resources

1) Muzzle-Loaders.com– Check them out for all your muzzleloader needs

2) Best Muzzleloaders For Hunters In 2019 – Learn more about specific muzzleloaders that are great choices for hunters


Though I also do a fair amount of hunting with a rifle, I love hunting with my muzzleloader and I use Muzzle-Loaders.com for all my muzzleloader supply needs. They have one of the largest selections of muzzleloaders, bullets, powders, and other muzzleloader accessories that you’ll find anywhere. Top it all off, their prices are reasonable, they ship orders quickly, and their customer service is second to none.

Use the promo code “BIGGAMEHUNTER” for 5% off any order your place through their web site.


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