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Alaska Muzzleloader Education Course

Hunter with dead musk ox

The muzzleloader education course provides "hands-on" instruction on:

  • safe handling of black powder and black powder substitutes
  • muzzleloaders at the range and in the field

This course is required of all hunters wanting to apply for any "Muzzleloader Only" permit hunt.

The muzzleloader education course also covers firearms safety, wildlife conservation, being a responsible/ethical hunter, shot placement, and ballistic information on hunting with a muzzleloader. Muzzleloader education classes are taught by dedicated volunteer instructors who commit valuable time and expertise. The next time you have a safe and enjoyable hunting expertise be sure to thank a volunteer.

ALASKA MUZZLELOADER EDUCATION COURSE OPTIONS:

There are two ways to take an Alaska muzzleloader education course:

  1. Instructor-led course: 2 parts — workbook home study, 8 hour field day
  2. Online course + field day: 2 parts — online study and test — 4 hour field day.

NOTE: YOU MAY NOT MIX AND MATCH INSTRUCTOR-LED COURSES WITH ONLINE COURSES. THEY ARE NOT INTERCHANGEABLE.

For more information, contact HIT Program staff.