Hunting Gear for Children Crown Point IN

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(219) 924-2237
10251 Indianapolis Blvd
Highland, IN
 
Sports Authority
(219) 942-3500
3201 E. Lincoln Highway
Merrillville, IN
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Gander Mountain
(219)793-1700, (219)793-1710
1630 Southlake Mall
Merrillville, IN
 
Cash Indiana Pawn Shop
(219) 962-5626
855 Central Avenue
Lake Station, IN
 
Dunes U Store
(219) 938-3800
6880 Melton Road
Gary, IN
 
Valpo VIP Men's Soccer Camp
(219) 464-5059
1009 Union St.
Valparaiso, IN
 
Bike Pro`s
(219) 738-2453
640 West 81st Avenue
Merrillville, IN
 
Gutridge Inc
(219) 922-1711
144 South Broad Street
Griffith, IN
 
Emerald Trails
(708) 672-8700
3043 East Goodenow Road
Crete, IL
 
Recreation Plantation Inc
(708) 895-0660
19660 Stoney Island Avenue
Chicago Heights, IL
 

Young Guns: Setting Up a Youth Hunt

10 TIPS FOR 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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