But that's not the end of the problem. It actually gets worse! Why?
Let's face it: muzzleloaders can be really intimidating to people who aren't used to dealing with them. Muzzleloaders can be extremely fun and satisfying to hunt with. However, not all muzzleloaders are created equal and some are MUCH better suited for certain types of hunting than others.
Regardless of the specific muzzleloader in question, ALL muzzleloaders also require special care, equipment, and tools for optimal performance.
For this reason, even veteran rifle or bow hunters will need to learn quire a bit of new information to make a successful transition to hunting with a muzzleloader.
At the same time, muzzleloader hunting regulations can be extremely confusing as well in certain places. If that weren't bad enough, it also seems like many states are continuously updating their regulations as well. So, there can be a big swing in which specific muzzleloaders (and other vital pieces of gear like scopes, powder, and bullets) are legal to hunt with from year to year.
This means that it's really easy for you to waste your valuable time and hard-earned cash buying something not tailored to your needs, that potentially won’t even work at all, or that may even be illegal to hunt with!
So what the heck do you do?
Believe me, I've been in your shoes.
I know what it’s like to spend HOURS studying and researching hunting regulations and muzzleloader equipment options and STILL end up buying something that didn't deliver the performance I wanted because I didn't have access to quality resources to help me make the right decision in the first place.