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25969
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Several states have passed laws requiring the u se of hunger orange given the indications that its use in field clothes has had a tremendous effect on the safety record in hunting. Although North Carolina does not required the use of hunter orange, except in military installations, it is strongly recommended for upland and big game hunters by management officials.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 19 Issue 1, Jan-Feb 1975, p18
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26096
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The Secretary of the Interior has designated over $62 million in funds for fish and wildlife restoration and hunter safety programs. Funds come from taxes on ammunition, arms, and equipment, and appropriations are made to each state depending on activities and population.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 21 Issue 3, Summer 1977, p14
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26417
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Although the value of mandatory and voluntary hunter safety courses has been recognized in all states, there is still an issue with getting hunters to wear safety orange. However, it has been shown that in states where the orange is mandatory, there have been no hunting fatalities.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 24 Issue (27) 1, Jan 1980, p2, 15, il
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26436
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Junior and senior high school students having taken a hunter safety course can compete in the second annual North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission’s Hunter Safety Tournament. Events include trap shooting, small bore shooting, and archery.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 24 Issue (27) 4, Apr 1980, p4
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26639
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Dove hunting is an excellent way to polish a retriever’s skills for the duck season. In North Carolina, it is important to consider heat and hydration. Heat and humidity can cause a dog to overheat, and also create conditions that are not conducive to winding scent.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 34 Issue 5, Sept/Oct 1987, p4-5, il, por
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9842
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The North Carolina General Assembly passed legislation in 1987 requiring mandatory wearing of blaze orange when hunting certain types of big-game in the state. Warning tickets will be given during the 1987 hunting season with full implementation in 1988.
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2540
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Float hunting, or hunting game from a canoe or johnboat, can provide a challenge if hunters follow game laws and make preparations, like using hand signals and noise-proofing gear.
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26856
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Wearing fluorescent orange helps to prevent fatalities and to prevent hunters from being mistaken for game. This year the wearing of blaze orange is not mandatory in North Carolina, but many deer hunters will wear it to protect themselves.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 10, Oct 1981, p5, il
Record #:
26861
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A recent study, sponsored by the National Rifle Association, discovered that elk can distinguish safety orange from other colors and may have better color perception than biologists previously thought. Despite this discovery, the chances of success are not diminished for skilled outdoorsmen. The orange vests do diminish a hunter’s chances of being mistaken for an elk.
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Friend O’ Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 28 Issue 11, Nov 1981, p2, por