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Report: Hunger Games Popularizes Patchogue Archery Range

Local archery business tells Newsday they receive uptick in visits since the popular film released.

The Hunger Games film may have brought favorable odds to Patchogue's Smith Point Archery.

According to Newsday, the location has seen more kids coming to learn the sport after seeing the popular movie's heroine, Katniss Everdeen, use one for hunting.

"We've got a lot of people coming in with bows they've dug out of the attic or closet," Craig Wagner, an archery instructor, tells Newsday. 

Smith Point Archery is located at 215 E. Main St. in Patchogue. Their website is http://www.smithpointarchery.com.

For more on this story and other Long Island archery ranges, see the original report in Newsday (subscription).

Joe Frisina April 11, 2012 at 09:04 PM
Great now the residents on Rose Avenue can deal with more rude customers of the archery range parking in front of our houses because they are to lazy to park in the parking lot.

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