Hunting Gear for Children Springfield IL

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(217) 726-6451
White Oaks Mall
Springfield, IL
 
Trailer Masters
(217) 787-7900
1560 Recreation Drive
Springfield, IL
 
Dance Creations Dance Studio
(217) 529-8888
1401 East Cottonwood Street
Springfield, IL
 
Lake Springfield Marina
(217) 483-3625
17 Waters Edge Boulevard
Springfield, IL
 
Capitol City Arms Supply
(217) 585-7199
4885 Industrial Drive
Springfield, IL
 
Truckin Specialist
(217) 522-1351
2511 East South Grand Avenue
Springfield, IL
 
Pickups Plus
(217) 546-0008
3941 Pintail Drive
Springfield, IL
 
OTR Collision Center
(217) 525-2600
2980 Granger Drive
Springfield, IL
 
Birds `n Brooks Army Navy Surpl
(217) 789-2773
2641 South 6th Street
Springfield, IL
 
Bob Folder Lures
(217) 787-1116
2071 Hazlett Road
Springfield, 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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