All emergencies are situational but a likely situation is a crew member going into the water, a simple slip and fall can be potentially deadly in the spring.If you have a member of your crew go overboard make sure to immediately throw anything that will float into the water, the throw ring, a PFD, a cooler, or whatever you can get your hands on .I know it sounds goofy, but sit and practice doing it.
“Survivors of cold water accidents have reported the breath driven from them on first impact with the water …Stop by your local Coast Guard unit and talk to someone there who can give you tips and tricks to making it happen.Regardless of the situation make sure to put your PFDs on if you’re not already wearing them.total disorientation may occur after cold water immersion.Persons have reported ‘thrashing helplessly in the water’ for thirty seconds or more until they were able to get their bearings.”“Immersion in cold water can quickly numb the extremities to the point of uselessness.
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Fishing during April and May in many parts of the Great Lakes means that we are fishing in water that is in the high 30s to low 40s.This is a very dangerous and potentially deadly time of year, especially if something goes wrong and we end up in the water.I’m not talking about whether or not your tackle is cleaned and properly organized, your rods are spooled up with fresh line, or that your boat is shiny and clean.Are you ready for spring fishing from a safety standpoint.We all watch Deadliest Catch and say those guys are crazy, nuts, and we are all awaiting the next disaster to strike. When is the last time you called yourself nuts for spring fishing on the Great Lakes?