Hunting Gear for Children Springfield IL
Dick's Sporting Goods
White Oaks Mall
1560 Recreation Drive
OTR Collision Center
2980 Granger Drive
Terry`s Teardrop Trailers LLC
2515 South Grand Avenue East
Bullet Express Indoor Shooting Range
4885 Industrial Drive
2511 East South Grand Avenue
3941 Pintail Drive
Lake Springfield Marina
17 Waters Edge Boulevard
Birds `n Brooks Army Navy Surpl
2641 South 6th Street
Bob Folder Lures
2071 Hazlett Road
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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