And this is why you should not go duck hunting

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Cetawin, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. Cetawin

    Cetawin Chicken Beader

    Mar 20, 2008
    NW Kentucky
    A sign that hunting ducks is a bad thing. This article cracks me up...I can visualize it and just start chuckling. Maybe the hunter would have better luck letting the dog do the duck hunting as the dog sounds like he is better at hitting his target [​IMG]

    Dog steps on gun, shoots Utah hunter in buttocks
    The Associated Press

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah bird hunter was shot in the buttocks after his dog stepped on a shotgun laid across the bow of a boat.

    Box Elder County Sheriff's Deputy Kevin Potter says the 46-year-old Brigham City man was duck hunting with a friend when he climbed out of the boat to move decoys.

    Potter says the man left his 12-gauge shotgun in the boat and the dog stepped on it, causing it to fire. It wasn't clear whether the safety on the gun was on at the time.

    Potter says the man was hit from about 10 feet away with 27 pellets of birdshot. He says the man wasn't seriously injured, in part because he was wearing waders. The man was treated at a nearby hospital.
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

    Jan 12, 2007
    Land of Lincoln
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  3. Muggsmagee

    Muggsmagee Menagerie Mama

    Dec 15, 2009
    Central NY
    Wow...that outcome could have been a lot worse! Hunting accidents are scary enough...this poor guy has his incident reported in the news! Yikes! Talk about insult to injury! [​IMG] Glad he is okay, but if I were him, I'd wear a bag over my head and avoid the public for several months. [​IMG]
  4. mom'sfolly

    mom'sfolly Overrun With Chickens

    Feb 15, 2007
    Austin area, Texas

    You can just imagine the giggles at the emergency room too; as they are picking buckshot out of the guy's tushy. [​IMG]

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