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Cabot Driving Range
(501) 983-8324
11605 Highway 5
Cabot, AR
 
Jim`s Pawn Shop
(501) 982-5844
120 North 1st Street
Jacksonville, AR
 
Budget Truck Rental
(501) 982-2245
401 Municipal Drive
Jacksonville, AR
 
Big Top Tent Rentals
(501) 985-0239
230 Redbird Lane
Jacksonville, AR
 
Vilonia Drug & Florist
(501) 796-2116
1155 Main Street
Vilonia, AR
 
Sherwood Saddlery
(501) 941-3392
3141 Highway 367 South
Cabot, AR
 
Oakley Estate Mobile Home Park
(501) 982-4014
2613 Coffelt Road Lot 61
Jacksonville, AR
 
Precision Auto Service
(501) 982-3387
2100 West Main Street
Jacksonville, AR
 
Outdoor Superstore
(501) 982-4224
1920 West Main Street Suite 1
Jacksonville, AR
 
Hopper-Stephens Hatcheries Inc - No 1
(501) 676-2435
Highway 89 North
Lonoke, AR
 

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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