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Flagstaff Service Center Inc
(928) 526-6771
4316 North USHighway 89
Flagstaff, AZ
 
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(928) 526-5882
7000 North USHighway 89
Flagstaff, AZ
 
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(928) 774-2220
2109 East 6th Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Pistol Parlor
(928) 527-4100
2601 East 7th Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ
 
High Country Tire and Auto Inc
(928) 774-3338
2914 East Route 66
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Sidearmor
(928) 526-4379
7810 North USHighway 89
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Bull Basin Archery
(928) 526-1025
2566 East 7th Avenue
Flagstaff, AZ
 
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(928) 526-5600
3122 East Route 66
Flagstaff, AZ
 
Greer`s Pine Shadows
(928) 526-4977
7101 North USHighway 89
Flagstaff, AZ
 
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(928) 526-4357
3901 East Huntington Drive
Flagstaff, AZ
 

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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