Firearm Safety – How to Safely Carry a Firearm while Hunting – Gun Safety and Hunter Safety

Firearm Safety – How to Safely Carry a Firearm while Hunting – Gun Safety and Hunter Safety


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Firearms safety is your responsibility, and that includes carrying when hunting. Watch along as Larry Potterfield, Founder and CEO of MidwayUSA, demonstrates safe gun handling while hunting. The techniques shown ensure safe hunting and emphasize “Keep the firearm pointed in a safe direction.”


  1. I guess Cheney should have taken a look at this video. 

  2. In the UK semi automatic shotguns are not used to the same extend as in the USA. As a matter of habit with a break barrel gun, you can check the barrels for clearance after each shot. This of course is not possible with a semi automatic shotgun. It would be interesting to know if the USA has a higher incidence of burst barrels that perhaps could be attributed to the North American love affair with the semi automatic and in consequence an inability to verify barrel clearance?

  3. what if i have a hunting cat?

  4. @taskforce437 LOL but really everything falls under these four rules.
    All guns are always loaded.
    Never let the muzzle cover anything you are not willing to destroy.
    Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on the target.
    Always be sure of your target and whats beyond it.

  5. @Mrcaffinebean What are the "real" four rules?
    4.If you break any of the rules, Chuck Norris will come to your house, eat your guns, dogs, the cat from down the road- and then you. (teehehehe)

  6. With a shotgun it is not as big of a deal. But you never want to carry a rifle with barrel pointed up like that. If an accidental discharge can send the bullet miles potentially hurting someone or damaging property.

  7. @impalor1979 Then again, maybe he will…

  8. my dad is a lefty and i am a righty so it works out perfect for us.

  9. You should have included the real basic four rules of firearms safety.

  10. MrGunsplosion101

    Annie Oakley and Chuck Norris had a kid,
    his name is Larry Potterfield

  11. @zanuha Not in the good old USA, it's "carry".

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