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3 Safety Tips All Hunters Should Follow

As we grow closer and closer to the official start of winter, many hunters will soon be planning winter hunting trips. As we are currently in the peak of small game season, many hunters are taking advantage of the good weather before it gets too cold. As the top choice for the best hunting tents, we here at Wall Tent Shop, want all hunters to stay safe and follow important safety rules when hunting alone or in groups.

If you are planning a hunting trip soon, it is important to remember these three safety tips:

If Going Alone, Let Someone Know

It is not uncommon for hunters to wake up early in the morning and go hunting by themselves. While there is nothing wrong with doing so, we highly recommend always checking in with a family member or friend before embarking into the woods. Whether it be a phone call, voicemail, or text message, letting someone know that you're going out hunting and what time you expect to finish can help others act quickly if any injuries or emergencies occur.

Be Vigilant of Surroundings

An experienced hunter knows how vital it is to be alert of their surroundings at all times. In reality, you aren't alone in the woods even though it can easily feel like you are. Being alert of your surroundings can help prevent you from wandering into unexpected animals or other hunters. Unfortunately, many hunters are shot and injured by other hunters due to negligence or by accident.

Don’t Force It

As much as you have been looking forward to a hunting trip, it is important to remember to never go hunting if the environmental conditions are not good or safe. Lousy weather and questionable gear can both prevent you from hunting. If the conditions are not ideal, always reschedule before forcing a trip.  

Before you embark on a trip in the great outdoors, it is important to make sure you are outfitted with the best gear and equipment possible. We invite you to browse the selection at Wall Tent Shop. Our luxury camping tents and portable hot stoves can help make spending time outdoors much more enjoyable. Give us a call anytime at 800-234-1150 for more information.