treestand safety

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...

INNOVATION  WingMan

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...

INNOVATION  Summit Safety Harnesses

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....

GEAR  Tree Stand Buddy

Hot Gear: Your Treestand Mobility is Easier With This Tool

Deer hunters know they have to be mobile. Not only do whitetails change habits based on wind and weather conditions, but they also move to different areas and trails throughout the season as food sources change. They also respond to hunting pressure and learn to avoid stands that are hunted often. Until the invention...

HHS Crossbow Harnss

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,...

Be sure to wear a fall restraint system full body harness every time you're elevated to help ensure safety and prevent accidents or death.

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...

HHS vest throwback and new

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...