Safety first for hunting season

CHEYENNE — Hunting season is around the corner for some locations throughout Wyoming. No matter the species or method of harvest, it’s wise to know and follow a few safety tips to make sure that dream hunt doesn’t turn into a tragedy.

Katie Simpson, Wyoming Game and Fish Department hunter education coordinator, and numerous hunter education instructors in the state use the acronym T.A.B.K. as a reminder of four key safety elements:

- Treat every firearm as if it’s loaded.

- Always point your muzzle in a safe direction.

- Be sure of your target and what’s beyond it.

- Keep your finger off the t...


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