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Bill Carmichael, Black Powder Hall of Fame inductee


Bill Carmichael, of Chesterton, was inducted into the Black Powder Hall of Fame during the 2003 National Muzzle Loading Championships held at Friendship, Indiana.

Carmichael is the holder of National and International Muzzle Loading Skeet records, winning numerous championships during his shooting career.

He has also served 17 years as the Skeet Range officer for the National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association.

During his tenure, he has overseen the rebuilding of the range facilities, laid out and built a campground and spearheaded the drive for a modern shower house/restroom facility.

He also served for two three-year terms on the NMLRA Board of Directors.

The inductee was recognized by the NMLRA “with grateful appreciation for services rendered to preserve and enhance black powder sports. His achievements have demonstrated a profound dedication to support, promote and nurture key aspects of our sport and have set new standards for future generations of Black Powder enthusiasts,”

Carmichael is also a member of the International Muzzle Loading Association’s Hall of Fame.


Posted 10/3/2003