Hunting Gear for Children Chicopee MA

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 253-9475
Stateline Plaza
Enfield, CT
Sports Authority
(413) 493-7091
50 Holyoke Street, #DP02
Holyoke, MA
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Delivery & Assembly
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Don Gleason''s Camping Supply, Inc.
(413) 584-4985
9 Pearl Street
Northampton, MA
K & S Powersports
(860) 749-3300
246 Shaker Road
Enfield, CT
Mark`s Motor Sports
(860) 741-5115
70 Enfield Street
Enfield, CT
Massachusetts Soccer Academy
University of Massachusetts Soccer Fields
Amherst, MA
Modell's Sporting Goods
(413) 747-3811
393 Memorial Avenue - Century Shopping Center
West Springfield, MA
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Eastern Mountain Sports
(413) 584-3554
351E Russell Street
Hadley, MA
Smola`s Flyfishing Guide & Services
(860) 763-1856
483 Hazard Avenue
Enfield, CT
Enfield Motor Sports Inc
(860) 741-2173
27 Palomba Drive
Enfield, CT

Young Guns: Setting Up a Youth Hunt

1) Before you put a high-powered rifle in youngsters' hands, have them practice shooting on a range with a .22 rifle. You might even start with a BB gun. By doing this, you'll eliminate the possibility of their developing the very real fears of recoil and sound. It will also build confidence, and will help familiarize them with how a firearm works. Then, when the time comes to let these youngsters shoot a "big" gun under actual hunting conditions, they'll be so caught up in the moment that they won't have time to be fearful. This especially applies to young girls.

2) For a fairly close shot, manipulate food plots so that the most desirable deer food is less than 100 yards away. Bring candy, video games, an I-Pod or something to keep your child entertained while sitting in the stand.

3) Bring along important shooting aids -- a bi-pod, sandbags, or a cushion to prop the gun over the shooting rail. In other words, make it as easy as possible on the young hunter....

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