In NC, all inlines are legal as are saboted bullets, pellet powder and optics. You can't carry any sidearm (blackpowder or otherwise) during the muzzleloader or bow seasons. You can carry a muzzleloader during the rifle season. You can carry a bow during rifle season. You cannot carry anything but a muzzleloader during the one week muzzleloader season (timing varies by region, but its sandwiched between bow and gun). Muzzleloading pistols may not be used to take game of any kind.
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