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Cummins South Power Generation
(706) 722-8825
1255 New Savannah Road
Augusta, GA
 
Clyde Dunaway Bicycles
(706) 722-4208
215 12th Street
Augusta, GA
 
Downtown Pawn Shop
(706) 724-7392
564 Broad Street
Augusta, GA
 
Gordon Pawn Shop Inc
(706) 724-0433
553 Broad Street
Augusta, GA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(843) 916-9148
Coastal Grand Mall
Myrtle Beach, SC
 
Sports Authority
(706) 733-7974
Augusta Exchange, 245 Robert C. Daniel Jr. Parkway
Augusta, GA
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.

Estate Jewelry of Augusta
(706) 722-1326
1040 Broad Street
Augusta, GA
 
Andy Jordans Bicycle Warehouse
(706) 724-6777
527 13th Street
Augusta, GA
 
Fruitland Nurseries Inc
(706) 262-0212
437 Walker Street
Augusta, GA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(843) 573-0891
2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd
Charleston, SC
 

Making Your Long Shot

"Not by a long shot" used to mean bad odds for a gambler trying to fill an inside straight in five-card stud. Nonetheless, nearly every hunting catalog and magazine we look at these days bombards us with "long-range" ammunition, "long-range" optics, and "long-range" rifles.

Long shots in the 400-plus-yard range should never be attempted at whitetails unless you have practiced thoroughly and are using an adequate long-range rifle/ ammunition/optics combo that you have confidence in.

For most whitetail hunting situations in the eastern half of the country, "long-range" is pretty short. But consider this: One of the most common land units in rural America is a 40-acre field. And there is scarcely a whitetail rifle hunter living who hasn't at least once in his life been sitting in a ground blind or tree stand along one edge of a 40-acre field and seen a buck of his dreams feeding placidly at the fencerow on the opposite side.

How far away is that deer? Just a quarter of a mile, or 440 yards to be exact. Should you try that shot? Probably not. But the temptation can sometimes be overwhelming. Not to mention the growing amount of whitetail hunting occurring in the more open states of the Great Plains and West....

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