Devoted to the use of muzzleloading shotguns for hunting, Trap, Skeet and other shooting sports
For most shooters, the phrase "muzzle loader" is synonymous with a muzzle loading rifle. However, there are a surprising number of shooters who, at least occasionally, shoot a muzzle loading shotgun. is devoted to the use muzzle loading shotguns for both clay target shooting (such as Trap, Skeet and Sporting Clays) as well as hunting.
Check out "ML Shotgun Events" for a list of upcoming clay target events. Several of the events are hosted by various chapters of the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association. Do not let the name fool you. Some, but not all, of the NMLRA events have shotgun events, including: Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays and Quail Walks. Going to a muzzleloading trap or skeet competition is a great way to meet other shooters and hone your skills. Be sure to check out my two part Article on the NMLRA Western National Shoot.
In addition, a number of short articles related to the muzzle loading shotgun have been posted. A snippet from the most recent articles appears below. The complete article and older articles may be accessed by clicking the Articles link on the left side of this page.
The Gallery section of this website also contains pictures of muzzleloading shotguns in action.