Weather Alert Day

Nebraska Game Officials Offer Tips to Goose Hunters

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is offering safety tips for goose hunters this winter and spring.

Among the agency's tips are:
-- Dress in layers to stay warm;
-- Be aware of the symptoms of hypothermia, which can affect your
judgment and ability to control a shotgun.
-- Before hunting, practice mounting and maintaining control of
the shotgun while wearing cold-weather clothing.
-- Never jump or climb over or into a blind or boat with a loaded
-- Wear a personal flotation device if venturing onto ice.
-- Avoid alcohol, medication and other mind-altering drugs before
and during the hunt.
-- Be sure of your target and what is beyond it.
Hunting for certain types of geese runs as late at April 15 this

KOLN-TV Call: (402) 467-4321 Toll-free: 1-800-475-1011 840 North 40th Lincoln, NE 68503 Email: KGIN-TV Call: (308) 382-6100 123 N Locust Street Grand Island, NE 68802 Email: KSNB-TV Toll free 888-475-1011 123 N. Locust St. Grand Island, NE 68802 Email :
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 138768244 -
Gray Television, Inc.