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Country Living RV & Mobile Home Park
(870) 863-6565
100 Country Living Park Ofc
El Dorado, AR
 
Archery Discount Supply
(870) 864-0331
614 West Hillsboro Street
El Dorado, AR
 
Cedar Creek Hunting & Outdoor Supply
(870) 862-9414
727 North West Avenue
El Dorado, AR
 
Hibank One Stop Inc
(870) 863-0833
2081 Strong Highway
El Dorado, AR
 
El Dorado Pawn
(870) 863-7544
107 West Hillsboro Street
El Dorado, AR
 
JC Penney
(870) 862-4281
1845 N West Ave
El Dorado, AR
 
Nolan Firearm CO
(870) 863-0409
1403 West 19th Street
El Dorado, AR
 
Bicycle Shop
(870) 862-1024
815 West Main Street
El Dorado, AR
 
Special Interest Vehicles
(870) 862-6632
2210 Junction City Road
El Dorado, AR
 
A-1 Pawn Inc
(870) 725-2882
1269 West 7th Street
Smackover, 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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