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Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 493-9884
New Hope Commons
Durham, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 806-5153
Brier Creek Commons
Raleigh, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 367-0194
1531 Beaver Creek Commons Dr
Apex, NC
 
Country Tack & Outfitters
(919) 471-4693
8513 Roxboro Road
Bahama, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(704) 262-7373
6080 Bayfield Parkway
Concord, NC
 
North Carolina Girls Soccer Camp
Po Box 4933
Chapel Hill, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 851-7721
Cary Crossroads Plaza
Cary, NC
 
Barefoot Rods & Tackle
(919) 596-5007
607 Ellis Rd
Durham, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(336) 856-8875
Wendover Plaza
Greensboro, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 806-5153
Brier Creek Commons
Raleigh, NC
 

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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