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Dick's Sporting Goods
(225) 766-9100
9330 Mall Of Lousianna Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Academy
(225) 298-6300
10808 Industriplex Blvd (at Siegen Ln)
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Academy
(225) 923-4640
8464 Airline Highway (across from Cortana Mall)
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(225) 766-9100
9330 Mall Of Lousianna Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Academy
(318) 682-4660
140 Bert Kouns IND Loop (at I-49)
Shreveport, LA
 
Gulf Coast Outfitters
(225) 926-3597
7656 Jefferson Highway
Baton Rouge, LA
 
Bass Pro Sports
(225) 271-3100
175 Bass Pro Boulevard
Denham Springs, LA
Hours
Mon-Sat 9:00 AM - 10:00 PMSun 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Dick's Sporting Goods
(318) 797-9110
7543 Youree Drive
Shreveport, LA
 
Academy
(318) 324-5720
111 Constitution Drive
West Monroe, LA
 
Academy
(337) 371-4750
4232 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy
Lafayette, LA
 

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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