About the Study Guide

You are looking at the Oklahoma 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.

Steps for loading a muzzleloader
  1. Measure powder charge.
  2. Pour measured powder down barrel.
  3. Place patch and ball on muzzle.
  4. Tap ball into barrel with starter.
  5. Take out ramrod.
  6. Ram ball down barrel.
  7. Be sure ball is completely seated.
  8. Clear vent hole with pick if necessary.
  9. On flintlock muzzleloader, pour powder into pan and close frizzen.
  10. On percussion lock muzzleloader, place cap on nipple.