My son killed his first buck with a muzzleloader (wolf CVA 50 cal)Friday afternoon. He hit the deer in the shoulder blade with 245 grain powerbelt. The shot was good and the deer was not spooked prior to the shot. But he ran over 300 yards and no blood was found for 200yards. The front leg was broken and the deer was leaving a bad track that the only way we were able to track the buck until he started bleeding out the entrance hole. The bullet never exited the deer, but desingrated in the lungs. Both lungs were destroyed. My question is this normal for a muzzle loader not to exit. The powerbelts shoot the best of several bullts taht we have tried so I don't want to switch if I dont have to, but this was not a huge bodied deer, and he went a long way through some pretty thick stuff. Anyway here is the photo I hope.
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