Since 1974, MUZZLELOADER has been the leading Publication for Traditional Black Powder Shooters - hunting and shooting. No in-lines, no scopes, and no break-open breeches. With its focus on early America and its frontier, MUZZLELOADER covers black powder guns and the history of that era, from the first settlers to the Civil War. With current articles on hunting, shooting, gunsmithing, do-it-yourself projects, living history, book and product reviews, MUZZLELOADER is the best resource for today's traditional muzzleloading enthusiasts. Featuring a distinguished, knowledgeable staff of writers and guest contributors, columns include: "Smoke Signals," "Prime Possibles," "For the Bookshelf" and "On the Game Trail," spotlighting hunting stories by well-known sportsmen. For readers who love American history and black powder guns, it's MUZZLELOADER!