Posted: September 1, 2014
Make sure dog and human are prepared for cold-water conditions.
Going after waterfowl can take hunters into some of the toughest environments, including ice, snow and water temperatures near or below freezing. When the flooded bottomlands and fields are locked up with ice, ducks will head to the open water of a large river or lake to loaf at midday. Good shooting, but dangerous territory for both hunter and dog.
Posted: July 1, 2014
The need for safety doesn’t diminish with the size of the vessel.
Posted: June 1, 2014
Posted: May 1, 2014
Be sure required safety equipment is on board and in working order.
Posted: April 1, 2014
Posted: November 1, 2013
They aren’t the same thing.
Posted: September 1, 2013
Know what to do if you’re dead in the water.
Posted: July 1, 2013
Know these indicators of deteriorating weather, and stay safe.
Posted: June 1, 2013
Drinking afloat affects boaters more — and more quickly — than on land.
Posted: April 1, 2013
Before the first launch of the season, ensure your boat is safe and you are prepared.
Posted: March 1, 2013
Being prepared, moving fast and having the right equipment are key to safe rescues.
Posted: February 1, 2013
Most on-water accidents are avoidable. Here’s how.
Posted: January 2, 2013
Here are some pointers to remember when locking through.
Posted: November 1, 2012
If you boat alone, take extra precautions.
Posted: September 1, 2012
Prevent Falls Overboard - Reduce the risk of falls by taking safety measures ahead of time.