I have always gone to the side ( or been blown to the side) when it allows its self, I get outta my raft. waaay too much ammos, frame, biminie, etc.. for me to be comfortable with. always head for a grove of trees, not one tree mind you, or several, but a flock o trees. in a canyon, there is "stuff" on the rim to attract it, and down in, i feel much safer being away from anything metallic.
BTW the "cone of protection" is crap........Nols, used to teach that, so did O.B, and so did W.E.A.
they have since changed thier mind set, almost as quick as they did on snake kits.
as far as it goes, if your weary, take some basic precations, stay away from metallic ( not metallica) you'll be fine. and if not, well it was your day.
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