About the Study Guide

This study guide is for Green Mountain Conservation Camp students or anyone who wants to review their hunter education. If you need a Hunter Education Certificate, you must pass the online course and the Homestudy Class.

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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.