One gander at their powder-stained hands is enough to know muzzleloaders are their own breed. Gun Digest’s muzzleloading section is a valuable resource for these unique members of the shooting world. From in-depth articles and reviews on the newest muzzleloaders to video retrospectives on by-gone blackpowder guns, this section is certain to have what the hard-core muzzleloader is hunting after.


You Won’t Find This Selection at Your Local Gun Store!

With this new release from Gun Digest Books, window-shopping has never been easier. "Gun Digest Illustrated Guide to Modern Firearms" offers a spectacular visual tour of today's hottest rifles, shotguns and handguns. Along with information about each model and insights from Gun Digest editors, this book is a must-have for every gun-lover's coffee table.

Today’s Muzzleloading: Blackpowder Review

Probably no other area of firearms offers as much diversification as the muzzleloading field. On the one hand, we have the very primitive firearm, such as the matchlock; on the other, we have today's sophisticated muzzleloaders that incorporate the very latest in modern materials and design.

New Report: Muzzleloaders Vs. Centerfires

A new report compares the ballistics and maximum effective range of modern in-line ignition muzzleloaders vs. that of centerfire rifles and traditional flintlock and percussion muzzleloaders.

Blackhorn 209 Makes for Easy Cleanup

Western Powders introduces Blackhorn 209, a user-friendly powder that produces velocities faster than 2,000 feet per second with some saboted bullets.