This story proves appoint of being sure of your target and whats behind it. There are hunting accidents that could have been prevented if people would make sure of their target but hunters get so excited when they see something that they don't take the time.
The story is about three buddies who went out turkey hunting on new land. Two of the hunters began searching for turkey's on one side of the land and the other hunter started hunting elsewhere. They some how ended up moving into each other's space and might have been calling to each other. making them think that the other was a real gobbler. Two of the hunters were hid behind a turkey fan on the edge of the woods, the third hunter shot at the fan which ended up hitting both hunters. The two hunters were taken to the hospital with life-threatening shotgun wounds to their faces and upper bodies.
If you are going to be hunting on new land, you probably should go check it out first and decide where you are going to hunt and stay in that spot especially if you are going to be hunting with other hunters on the same piece of land. This is a good story for young hunters to read and learn about.
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