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Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 738-8322
Christiana Center
Newark, DE
 
Economy Tent Rentals
(302) 324-1797
300 Robin Drive
Bear, DE
 
Procraft
(302) 266-6737
86 Tiverton Circle
Newark, DE
 
Tutor Time
(302) 292-3529
491 South Harmony Road
Newark, DE
 
Mimi`s Toys & Bicycles
(302) 328-0846
Hares Corner Farmers
New Castle, DE
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 477-9577
Brandywine Towne Center
Wilmington, DE
 
Leer Truck Accessory Center
(302) 324-8383
779 Pulaski Hwy
Bear, DE
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(302) 369-1500
1315 Churchmans Road
Newark, DE
Hours
9:30AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:30PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

Action Event & Rentals Inc
(302) 366-0749
8 Mill Park Court
Newark, DE
 
Csgr-Portable Power
(302) 328-7575
460 School Lane
New Castle, DE
 

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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