There’s nothing quite like a crisp fall morning goose hunting from a layout blind. Fun as it may be, there are a few safety precautions to be aware of before stepping out on the field. Ali Juten shares 5 layout blind safety tips you’ll want to know for your goose hunting trip.
When hunting, it is always important to dress for the conditions, and I’m not referring to the weather only. Having the right gear can significantly improve your hunt and keep you safe. Here are 6 grouse hunting safety tips for your trip to the woods. Sponsored by the NSSF and Project ChildSafe 6 Grouse Hunting […]
In 2019, the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) marks the 20th anniversary of its Project ChildSafe program. Project ChildSafe has increased awareness of safe firearms handling and storage practices and helped reduce accidental firearms deaths to historic lows. This fall, Project ChildSafe hopes to help educate new and seasoned hunters prepare for an exiting – […]
Donnelle Johnson and Lisa Thompson are Colorado-based outdoorswomen and part of the “Step Up Step Out Colorado Outdoors” mentor organization. They are dedicated to sharing their passion for hunting and taking out novice youth and female hunters on incredible hunts.
Becky Yackley reviews hunting safety tips for those preparing to hunt with a firearm. Whether you’re hunting with young people or just those young at heart, always be patient while navigating obstacles and climbing up elevated stands, and follow the 4 firearms safety rules.
Many families across the country are getting ready to head to the woods for hunting season and we want to review a few safety reminders for everyone hunting with firearms. Whether you hunt with family or your best friends, make sure that you follow the 4 rules of firearms safety, so that you end the […]
Donnelle Johnson and Lisa Thompson are Colorado-based outdoorswomen and part of the “Step Up Step Out Colorado Outdoors” mentor organization. They are dedicated to sharing their passion for hunting and taking out novice youth and female hunters on incredible hunts. They are our Project ChildSafe April feature. The pair recommends these rules and tips for […]
Dear Writing Huntress,
This may sound silly, but I am nervous about going to a Hunter Safety class. I am 23-years old and I want to go deer hunting with my dad this year. He told me I have to do a Hunter Safety Education course in order to get my license, but I’ve heard only 12-year olds go to the class. Are there other options? Am I going to look like a dork being the oldest girl at the class?
DALLAS –– Women hunters who want to learn how to be safer and more successful are encouraged to check out a special hunter safety seminar at the upcoming National Wild Turkey Federation 37th Annual NWTF Convention and Sport Show. The seminar, titled “Women Hunters: Confidence-Building Strategies for Safer Hunting,” will be conducted by Marilyn Bentz, executive director of the […]
The South Dakota Department of Game, along with the Fish and Parks Division of Wildlife, will offer a Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) workshop from Sept. 14 through Sept. 16 at Lake Poinsett Methodist Camp in Arlington. Providing an opportunity to learn new outdoor skills or improve on already known skillsets, the two-day workshop offers women […]
HunterCourse.com is a leading provider of hunter education across North America. Their online hunter safety courses help students to meet mandatory education requirements in their state or province. The online hunter safety course is interactive, with animations, professional narration, exercises and even an exclusive online shooting range! You can also benefit from the free hunter […]
We can always count on our Guru Huntress, aka Nancy Jo Adams, to give us an honest report on gear. She doesn’t play for pay, and neither do we at The WON. In this week’s column, Guru H. tries and likes Hunter’s Safety System’s Ultra Lite (HSS-300).
The Sisterhood of the Outdoors founder, Amy Ray, is an avid hunter out West, and as she prepares for this year’s elk hunt in Colorado, she is adding the protection of carrying a Taurus Raging Hunter revolver. Find out why she chose this make and model, what she paired it with and why she likes it so much that she wants to purchase it.
Amy Ray, of The Sisterhood of the Outdoors, takes two newbie turkey hunters into the Georgia timbers for a turkey hunt. They carry the Beretta A400, but first, they learn how it operates. Find out what happened here.
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