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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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Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Safe Hunting

Jake (not his real name) had planned an afternoon Pennsylvania deer hunt. He had watched his young son ascend a tree in their brand-new climber. Jake had coached his son a great deal on hunting safety and the safe use of bows, guns, ATVs and tree stands. Jake and his son were comfortable with...

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2016 SHOT Show: 15 Years has Quickly Passed for Hunter Safety System

Hunter Safety System has reached a milestone this year, celebrating 15 years in business. The company continues to remain true to the original dream of its founders John Wydner, Jerry Wydner and Jim Barta of making every treestand hunting experience as safe as possible. Since 2001, the company has grown from the three owners...

With age comes wisdom and the realization that hunting smarter means doing what you can and should ... not what you used to do.

So That Our BloodBrothers May Live to Hunt Another Day

In this wonderful month of October, every day of hunting gets better and better all the time. The early start of the season is always gleefully anticipated, and though surely many fine trophy does and bucks and bulls and cows do in deed get killed and celebrated, it is all too often rather warm...

Falling from tree stands is a major cause of hunting injuries. Follow safety advice, wear a harness and don't rush when you're using a stand. (PHOTO: Tom Rogers)

Don’t Ignore These Top Tips for Hunting from Treestands

With deer seasons opening throughout the country we’re seeing some great bucks and does hitting the ground, smiling faces smudged with zebra-stripe face paint and happy kids with their first deer. Definitely not trying to be a Debbie Downer here, but don’t mistake all this gleeful happy-happy fun for an excuse to ignore treestand...

Hunters and voluteers at the Outdoor Friends Forever hunts have a ball cutting up but are serious in the woods. (Photo: OFF/Dan O'Sullivan)

Treestand Fall Gave New Perspective to Gear Junkie, Deer Hunter

After Jim Hardy realized falling from a treestand and being paralyzed didn’t mean the end of his life, he decided to make sure other folks enjoyed the same outdoors experiences he did as a hunter and angler. By Alan Clemons, Onlne Managing Editor Hardy was in college at Auburn University in Alabama when his treestand...

Whether you're hunting, hanging stands or moving them around, always remember to wear a safety harness, stay hooked up, and let someone know where you'll be. Safety first! (Photo: Summit Stands)

Treestand Tips: Time Things Right for Your Best Deer Hunts

Hopefully, you utilized a good portion of the springtime to do your scouting and to pinpoint the best places to take deer on your property.  But don’t prop up your feet and wait until hunting season just yet; your homework isn’t over. If you want an even better opportunity to take that monster buck,...

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Treestand Safety Boiled Down to One Simple Message

  Pretty much boils it down to just a few words with strong meaning, eh? Get a good safety harness and use it this season. Stay hooked up in a ladder stand, climber or lock-on. Tell someone where you’re going to be hunting. Remember, it’s uncool to be unsafe. +++++ A Must-Have Hunting Accessory...