Saskatchewan Hunter Safety Course

 
 

Chapter Summary

Being a safe hunter is about more than just obeying the rules of firearm safety. You should employ safe hunting practices in any type of hunting that you participate in.

 
Blaze Orange
  • Always wear a complete outer suit of blaze orange, scarlet, bright yellow, or white: or any combination of these colours, from the waist up. Coloured vests and camouflage orange are not accepted for hunting in Saskatchewan.
 
 
 
Unload
  • When crossing a fence or other obstacle, whether alone or with someone else, the first thing any hunter should do is unload the firearm. Leave the action open.
 
 
 
Dogs
  • Using hunting dogs is quite effective when hunting small game or waterfowl. Never keep a hunting dog on a tether or leash when hunting. Treat the dog as a fellow hunter - never point the muzzle in their direction. Remember that dogs can experience heat exhaustion and hypothermia, just like humans.
 
 
 
 
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