Hunter's Safety

Delaney May

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How old do you have to be to hunt?

*youth w/o hunting license must be with someone 18 years of age that has a license

*you must be 16 years of age, along with someone who is at least 18 years of age

*you must have a hunting license

*you must have a tag for the animal you are hunting (deer, turkey)

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Key Points to Know About Hunter's Safety

*Hunting on public land or sharing properties

*How to properly handle/carry your firearm

*Knowing the basic stand safety guidelines

*Hunting with groups/pushing

*Trespassing issues

Limit the Amount of Deaths From Hunting Accidents!

Many people die yearly for a very unnecessary reason; improper stand safety and misfired weapons. Source from Philip Bishop "Don't Become a Statistic: Deer Hunting Is Very Safe, But You Can Always Be More Careful." made sure people knew the dangers of misfiring a firearm and then told people what they could do to keep hunting safe, while knowing how to properly handle your weapon. Sources from Scott Bestul "Deer Hunting In The Real World." informed me that there are 7,298 death averaged per year due to stand accidents.
7 deer hunting safety tips

Why is Hunter's Safety Important?

*The number one reason Hunter's Safety is stressed to much to people is because if you aren't smart or responsible about it it could potentially result in death or serious harm to others
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