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Hunt turkeys safely this spring

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Spring turkey hunters are eager to get back in the woods each year. They should not be so eager they overlook safety, though. “Hunting continues to be one of the safest recreational activities there is, but there are a few things to remember as you match wits with a smart tom turkey,” said Jackson Ellis, Nebraska Hunter Education coordinator. Ellis has the following safety reminders for turkey hunters: • Always keep the shotgun’s muzzle pointed in a …

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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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