Sheriff’s office offers deer opener safety tips for hunters


Deer hunting opens Saturday, Nov. 7, for firearm season and the Morrison County Sheriff’s Office offered the following safety tips for hunters:

  • Always have a charged cellphone in case of an emergency,

  • Refrain from trespassing and be respectful towards other people’s property,

  • Be cognizant of a person’s target and what lies beyond it,

  • Identify the target before shooting,

  • Check all equipment prior to use,

  • Be sure to be as visible as possible and use extra caution when utilizing a tree/deer stand,

  • Make sure to tell people where you plan on hunting and when you plan on returning,

  • Refrain from consuming alcohol while you are hunting.

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Contributed / Metro Newspaper Service

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