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Deer Hunters: Review Safety Tips If Hunting With Primitive Weapons

Before you head to the woods for the primitive weapons deer hunting season that opens Oct. 14, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division encourages you to review important safety information. Primitive weapons, such as muzzleloaders, have specific safety use rules beyond general firearms safety, and these should be reviewed each year. Following…

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Hunting From A Tree Stand? Review Safety Tips

Tuesday, August 29, 2023 – 12:00 Ready to start the Georgia hunting season? If your plans include utilizing a tree stand, don’t overlook important safety precautions. Generally, most hunting incidents that occur each year are related to tree stands. Last year, 14 of 29 incidents in 2022, were tree stand use related, according to the…

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