Re: Hunting with others in a dog-safe way?
When I take people new to hunting over dogs out (both kids and adults) I usually preposition them and stay with them. We will talk while the chase is happening- they always have questions, I'll attempt to explain what the rabbit is doing, we will talk dogs, maybe just B-S, ect. Most of the time I'll end up pointing the rabbit out to them, and in doing so give them the go ahead.
Basic rules as stated above, no jump shooting, identify your target -movement isn't enough to warrant a shot, typically I tell people to let the first "shootable" rabbit go, so they know what to look for (what a rabbit looks like), and so they can watch behavior.
Making people pass on the first rabbit has been a very important step for me in introducing new hunters to hunting over dogs. It let's me know THEY know what to shoot at, and I think gives us both more confidence in the hunt.
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