safety harness

Bob Visser

Choices are Critically Important when Hunting From Treestands

The Friday after Thanksgiving 2014, I went to my favorite Michigan treestand for a morning hunt. I had climbed this particular tree more than 30 times and was confident I was safe. I had my harness on, (not a lifeline), but believed I was safe because I would lock my harness to the tree once...

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D+DH Innovation Zone: The Treestand WingMan

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Wayne and Shauna Bogardus with Black Ash Outdoor Products provide an exclusive look at a unique new harness system that will lower a hunter to the ground in the event of a fall from a tree stand. It works whether you’re conscious or unconscious, and...

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D+DH Innovation Zone: Summit Pro, Sport Harnesses

Exclusive insights into the most innovative products for deer hunters. Beth Jones with Pradco gives us the skinny on the new Summit Stands Pro and Sport safety harnesses. They’re designed for comfort and, most importantly, safety. Both are priced right, too, so you don’t have any reason whatsoever to not wear a safety harness....

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Hot Gear: Safety Harness Specifically Designed for Crossbow Hunters

As crossbow hunting continues to gain popularity across the country, today Hunter Safety System announced the introduction of a new harness specifically designed to address the unique set of challenges that are associated with safely hunting with a crossbow from a treestand. The new HSS Crossbow Harness answers all those challenges in a stylish,...

Vest-style harness systems are popular today because the straps are enclosed, the vest is easy to wear and they fit under shirts or jackets.

Do You Really Want to Die While Deer Hunting?

The stories about deer hunters falling from treestands and sustaining severe injuries or dying usually are the ones we hear about in the news media or at outdoors shows. During my newspaper writing career I wrote several of these stories. I hated it. I knew there was a family involved that might be reliving...

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Two Pounds That Could Save Your Life

Let’s face it, safety harnesses can be a pain in the butt. Some are too bulky, others are too restrictive. Here’s one that is so light that you might not even know you’re wearing it! Hunter Safety System’s new Ultra-Lite Flex is lightweight at just 2.5 pounds and flexible to give you comfort yet...

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Remember Safety Harness When Hanging Treestands

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s “Home From The Hunt” safety campaign is reminding hunters to be cautious when setting up treestands prior to deer season. “Every year someone is injured in a treestand-related incident before deer season opens,” said Travis Casper, state hunter education coordinator. “We need hunters to practice treestand safety at...