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Top safety tips for hunters

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LINCOLN, Neb. – From August through May, nearly 180,000 Nebraskans head to the field each year in search of various game. Whatever the quarry may be, hunters adhering to these safety tips reduce their risk and that of fellow hunters afield. Hunters always should follow these tips: • Keep your muzzle pointed in a safe direction. • Keep your firearm on safety and your finger off the trigger until ready to shoot. • Identify your target, and what lies beyond …

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Summer is great time to take hunter education

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Summer – well ahead of hunting seasons – is a great time to obtain hunter education certification. Although classes are available year-round, most traditional classroom courses and Hunt Safe Sessions are offered in the fall and spring. Mid-August through mid-November is packed with course offerings throughout the state. February and March also offer many classes. Firearm and bowhunter education covers the safety aspects of firearms and archery equipment, as well as the conservation management and ethics that …

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Summer is great time to take hunter education

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Summer – well ahead of hunting seasons – is a great time to obtain hunter education certification. Although classes are available year-round, most traditional classroom courses and Hunt Safe Sessions are offered in the fall and spring. Mid-August through mid-November is packed with course offerings throughout the state. February and March also offer many classes. Firearm and bowhunter education covers the safety aspects of firearms and archery equipment, as well as the conservation management and ethics that …

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