About the Study Guide

You are looking at the Massachusetts Hunter’s Ed Study Guide. At the present time, you cannot obtain hunter education certification from Hunter Ed. However, you can use this Study Guide as a resource to learn more about hunter safety.

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On screen: LEVER-ACTION RIFLES

Lever-action rifles use a lever to cock and load rounds. Here’s how it works. The lever-action firearm has a large metal lever located behind the trigger. The lever cycles the loading, firing, and unloading process. The extension of the lever rests in a hollow in the bolt. Cocking the rifle loads a round in the chamber, and pulling the trigger fires the rifle.