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Tree Stand Safety

Tree stand accidents are the leading cause of injury to hunters. One in three people who hunt from an elevated stand will have a fall resulting in serious injury.

The following information will provide you with tips and information for safe tree stand hunting.

Types of Tree Stands

The following is a description of some of the more well known types of tree stands:

• Fixed position stands – these stands are designed to be placed on a tree trunk and remain secured in that spot.

• Vertical ladder stands – this type of stand has a ladder that supports the shooting platform. The ladder is usually di...

 

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