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Archive for November, 2012

Hunting Safety Part 4: First Aid in the Field

This is the last in a four-part series exploring hunting safety.

The saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” has never been more true than when talking about hunter safety. The more prepared you are for a hunt, the less likely you are to need first aid skills. That’s why I suggest hunting with competent individuals, knowing your gear, sending your itinerary to family and friends, bringing a map/compass, using pre-determined rendezvous points and packing a proper first aid kit. (more…)

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