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HHS NRA safety vest

Reversible Safety Harness Works All Season

If your state requires blaze orange for hunting and you enjoy a full-sized safety vest, you’re in luck with this new safety system designed for all-season use. For hunters who enjoy both archery and gun seasons, Hunter Safety System has announced the introduction of the new NRA-licensed Patriot safety vest. This stylish, reversible harness...

Hunter Education Classes Filling Up Quickly

Adults and children looking to take a hunter education class in 2014 are reminded to enroll now as the majority of all classes are held by the end of May. To register, visit the North Dakota Game and Fish Department website at gf.nd.gov, click on the online services tab, and “online course enrollment” under...

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Have You Had Your Hunter Safety Course Yet?

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will host a free hunter safety course on Feb. 8 from 8 a.m.to 5 p.m. in Broward County. Participants must successfully complete the online portion of the course prior to attending and bring the final Web report to the FWC course. The report does not have to be notarized....

Hunter Education Training Courses Scheduled Soon

A training academy for individuals interested in becoming hunter education instructors will be offered March 21-22 in Athens, Ohio. Training will be held at the Wildlife District Four office of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife. The office is located at 360 East State Street in Athens. Training on Friday, March...

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Ted Nugent: Safe Deer Hunting is the Responsible Choice

I hope your hunting season is going as wonderfully as mine is. Not exactly overloaded with harvested strappers, but stunning for all the right reasons for sure. The only thing more important than every morning’s hunt and every evening’s hunt for me is getting home safe and sound so I can do it all...

Hunting Education Instructors Recognized For Service

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has honored more than 20 volunteer hunter education instructors who have provided training of novice hunters for at least 20 years. “Their effort is vital to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the state’s hunting community,” said Mike Streeter, Nebraska hunter education coordinator. “Due to their efforts,...

Broken Femur From Ladder Stand Fall

Every year we hear stories about hunters falling from elevated stands along with reminders to be safe, wear fall restraint systems and exercise caution in the woods. Some of these stories have tragic endings. Others involve hunters who survived but sustained severe injuries. Either situation usually is avoidable. Check out this story from outdoor...

Treestand Recalls Issued About Safety Concerns

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued voluntary recalls for treestands manufactured by two companies due to potential safety concerns. The full recall notices are listed below: +++++ Summit Treestands Recalls Hunters’ Tree Stands Due to Fall Hazard The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, announced a...

Kim Tavasso with his IHEA Hall of Fame award, flanked by Commission Chairman David Hoyle Jr. (left) and Commission Executive Director Gordon Myers (right).

Hunter Ed Volunteer Tapped for Hall of Fame

The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission during its Aug. 30   meeting recognized Kim Tavasso, of Winterville, for his induction into the International Hunter Education Association Hall of Fame. A 20-year volunteer with the North Carolina Hunter Education Program, Tavasso was inducted May 30 during the association’s annual conference in Kansas City, Mo. The Wildlife Commission...

Florida FWC Offers Free Hunter Safety Course

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is offering a free hunter safety Internet-completion course in Liberty County. The course is at the Woodmen of the World Camp, 22459 N.E. Woodmen of the World Road in Hosford. Instruction is from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 21. Students must complete the Internet course...