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How to Use Your Optima V2 Rifle

Last week, O’Neil Williams and Tony Smotherman outlined the ins and outs of CVA’s Accura V2 Rifle. Now, our friends move on to the rifle that made CVA Muzzleloaders the company it is today, the Optima V2. Priced comfortably between … Continue reading

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How to Use Your CVA Accura V2 Rifle

O’Neil Williams and Travelin’ Hunter Tony Smotherman Discuss the CVA Accura V2 Rifle Whether you’re thinking about owning a CVA Accura or you’ve already pulled the trigger on one, this video is a wealth of useful knowledge for all CVA … Continue reading

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How to clean your CVA muzzleloader frame assembly ?

The old adage, “Take care of your firearm and it will take care of you” could not be truer of muzzleloaders. Today’s propellants , although cleaner than genuine black powder, will still foul out barrels and cause rust pitting, regardless … Continue reading

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Stage a Deer Drive to Locate Deer to Take with Your CVA Muzzleloader

Through my many years of finding deer to hunt with my muzzleloader, I’ve learned that using bedding-area deer drives can be productive and that identifying a buck’s scrape line may or may not work to locate bucks. * Hold a … Continue reading

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Hunt Bucks with Your CVA Muzzleloader by Learning Where Deer Stay

Food, water, fear and sex are forces that motivate deer and determine their behavior. Here are some ideas from longtime deer hunters about where deer like to hold. * Realize deer often overcome many obstacles to feed on their favorite … Continue reading

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How to Start Hunting Deer with a CVA Muzzleloader

Tips for the beginning muzzleloader To successfully deer hunt with your CVA muzzleloader, you must know the game better and be more conscious of the wind than you are when you hunt with a conventional rifle. When you pick up … Continue reading

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Hunt Bucks with Your CVA Muzzleloader by Learning Where Deer Stay

Food, water, fear and sex are forces that motivate deer and determine their behavior. Here are some ideas from longtime deer hunters about where deer like to hold. * Realize deer often overcome many obstacles to feed on their favorite … Continue reading

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How Duck Hunting Info Can Help You To Take Bucks With Your CVA Muzzleloader

Many public-hunting areas are open for waterfowl season during deer season. Often public-hunting regions have specific days set aside for gun deer hunting. On these days, you often can hunt waterfowl and small game. In many public-hunting areas, you’ll find … Continue reading

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How to Apply Private Land Scouting Tactics to Public Lands

If you’re hunting private land, you can save a lot of boot leather by spending time with the landowner and a map. The landowner can show you ponds, creeks, crops, acorn trees and bedding sites on his property. He’s on … Continue reading

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TV Host Travis Johnson Scouts and Hunts Three Places at Once

I do most of my scouting on foot. I look for trails, tracks, droppings, bedding areas and feeding sites. Once I have the deer patterned in an area, I’ll pick out three stand sites and the trees where I most … Continue reading

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