The Key to Big Bucks: Hassles 1

Muzzleloader Shooter HuntingHunting with a muzzleloader can be a hassle. You have to carry your powder, extra bullets and percussion caps and load the rifle and fire the rifle. Then to get better accuracy, you have to clean the rifle after every shot. To get the most accuracy, you must test different powders – pelletized powder, black powder, pellets and loose powder made by various companies.… Read more

Take the buck of a lifetime by hunting with a muzzleloader this year

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Tips for Hunting Public Land

By: Rick Kratzke

Huge Buck CVA MuzzleloaderI have hunted public land in New England for the past 24 years and have found that it is possible for a hunter to have success here. Although majority of public hunting is the same as on a private tract, there are a few things to take into consideration. As a deer hunter you need to do a certain amount of time in the deer woods scouting, tracking, and setting up trail cameras.… Read more


Hillarie Putnam is not your ordinary bear hunter 8

The Hunt: Predator or Prey?CVA is proud to announce the use of its popular Accura muzzleloader on last Sunday night’s episode of “The Hunt” on The History Channel. The Hunt is a docu-series highlighting Kodiak bear hunting on Alaska’s rugged Kodiak Island. The Hunt is an eight-episode series that documents one of the most dangerous pursuits known to man.

Hillarie Putnam is not your ordinary bear hunter.… Read more

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Tips to Take More and Bigger Deer this Season

Trophy buck with CVA Electra

If you’re not afraid to use some of the latest technology in the hunting industry, you can take bucks that other hunters will never see, including technology like:

* a hand-held GPS receiver, which enables you to go to your stand before daylight and leave your stand after dark; and

* trail cameras that will allow you to see the deer on the property you hunt to learn what time they move, where they come out during daylight hours, and what the size of the bucks are.… Read more


Step 3 of Improving your Hunting Property this Summer

Deer on Lick Branch

It’s no secret to even the most novice hunters; if you hunt near a scrape nearly every deer will investigate the scrape when in the area. Bucks and does alike use scrapes before during and even at times at after most of the breeding has taken place.  Scrapes are often times a key note in the communication of the whitetail deer, which means that if any deer in a particular area wants to communicate with the rest of the herd, they will visit these scraps and disperse their scent.… Read more

Deer on Lick Branch