During the Wisconsin Muzzleloader Hunting Season, muzzleloaders that are discharged from the shoulder must be at least .45 caliber if smoothbore and .40 caliber or larger if the barrel is rifled, and must be loaded with a single ball or slug to be legal for deer hunting. During the 10-day m Wisconsin Muzzleloader Hunting Season muzzleloaders must have a solid threaded breech plug making them capable of being loaded only from the muzzle.
Wisconsin Muzzleloader Hunting Season
Muzzleloader Nov. 30–Dec. 9 2020
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Wisconsin Muzzleloader Hunting Season Regulations
Telescopic sights are legal to use on muzzleloaders during any firearm deer season, note: inline muzzleloaders are legal to use during the 10-day muzzleloader hunt with black powder or any black powder substitutes. Muzzleloaders may be used statewide in all areas open to hunting deer with guns. Muzzleloading handguns must be .44 caliber or larger with a minimum barrel length of 7, measured from muzzle to breech face, and fire a single projectile weighing 138 grains or more to be legal for deer hunting. Black powder revolvers are legal, but not for hunting deer during the 10-day muzzleloader-only season because they are capable of being loaded by the cylinder instead of the muzzle.
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Muzzleloader Hunting season is the best time to shoot the biggest deer before they are spooked by the regular gun season. If you are new to muzzleloaders or would like more information on your states muzzleloader hunting regulations make sure to give us a call. Knight Rifles is focused on promoting black powder hunting in all states across the USA and can help you determine when your particular states hunting season starts. If you have questions about Illinois Muzzleloader Hunting Season, please call us at 1-866-518-4181 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.