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Sports Authority
(301) 696-0252
5425 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, 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.

Sports Authority The
(301) 696-0252
5425 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD
 
Fitness Resource
(301) 695-1005
5267 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD
 
Sci International Inc
(301) 696-8879
5902 Enterprise Ct
Frederick, MD
 
American Eagle Outfitters
(301) 620-7636
Frederick, MD
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(301) 916-1200
20900-B Frederick Road
Germantown, MD
Hours
9:30AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:30PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

Gun Center The
(301) 694-6887
5831 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD
 
Shenk & Tittle Inc
(301) 662-0643
5500 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD
 
Sportsplex of Frederick MD
(301) 662-6866
1845 Brookfield Ct
Frederick, MD
 
Finish Line
(301) 695-5305
5500 Buckeystown Pike
Frederick, MD
 

Make Glassing More Comfortable

As I sit and glass, which is common for hunters out west, I have sort of quickly discovered something I never learned when I was younger.

In my youth I had enthusiasm and spirit. In my middle to advancing years I have creaky knees, arthritis, and I tire more easily than I used to. Where I used to sit on the cold hard ground I now look for that soft spot to sooth my tired muscles. That leads me to my tip.

Carry your soft spot with you!

In my pack I carry an air filled, ultralight, camping pad. Not only do I carry the self inflating pad but I also carry a chair that the mattress folds and fits in to. That eases the pressure on my back when I'm sitting and glassing. It resembles a camp chair or stadium chair that lots of campers use instead of sitting directly on the ground. I have found that this little addition of weight to my load allows me to sit and glass longer and keeps me from tiring as fast. That allows me to hunt longer and harder which just might make the difference between putting game in the freezer or eating tag soup.

As I talk with plenty of other hunters I am amazed at the number of hunters that have never tried this soft spot tactic or even try to sit on a piece of old rug. The chair feature allows one to relieve pressure on their back. That reduces fatigue, which in turn reduces aches and pains. When the idea struck me it was like an epiphany and I'm only sorry that I hadn't thought of it before.

I was lucky in that I had the pad and chair from my b...

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