Practice Firearm Safety

Category: WhitetailFIRST

 Nov 20th, 2020 by Keith Worrall 

Modified Nov 20th, 2020 at 9:02 AM

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

DNR safety experts remind hunters to practice firearm safety before planning their trips for the upcoming deer season, especially when handling firearms.
TAB-K is designed to help you quickly remember the four basic rules of firearm safety.
T= Treat every firearm as if it is loaded
A= Always point the muzzle in a safe direction
B= Be certain of your target, what’s before it, and what’s beyond it
K = Keep your finger outside the trigger guard until safe to shoot
By following these rules, hunters limit the chance of accidents.
And don’t forget — make sure that clothing, like your blaze orange or fluorescent pink-colored gear, isn’t faded and other equipment is properly inspected for any signs of wear and tear.
Safe hunting is no accident. Enjoy the upcoming season!
Learn more about staying safe out in the field:

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