Keep safety in mind

11 years ago

    To make your deer hunt a safe hunt remember the following tips and always keep safety first and foremost in any activity.
    • Always treat every firearm as if it was loaded.
    • Be sure of your target, and what is beyond it.

    • Always keep the muzzle of your firearm pointed in a safe direction.
    • Unload your firearm before entering a dwelling, before entering a vehicle, or before storing it.
    • Sight in your firearm prior to hunting season.
    • Be sure that someone knows where you are headed, and when you plan to return.
     • Carry emergency survival gear, a flashlight, map and compass, matches and water.
    • Stop periodically to eat and re-hydrate yourself.
    • Wear two pieces of hunter orange that are in good condition.