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Dick's Sporting Goods
(970) 461-9762
The Shops at Centerra
Loveland, CO
 
Jims Auto Sales
(970) 351-6855
2515 1st Avenue
Greeley, CO
 
Roubaix Bicycle CO
(970) 356-7617
911 16th Street
Greeley, CO
 
JC Penney
(970) 352-2016
2080 Greeley Mall
Greeley, CO
 
Aamco Transmissions - Greeley
(970) 330-4858
2445 West 29th Street
Greeley, CO
 
Greeley Tent & Awning Company
(970) 352-0253
2209 9th Street
Greeley, CO
 
Alkire`s Sporting Goods
(970) 352-9501
1211 9th Street
Greeley, CO
 
Lynx Equipment Rental LLC
(970) 351-6600
3027 West 29th Street
Greeley, CO
 
American Pawn Shop
(970) 353-1024
(970)353-1024
Greeley, CO
 
George`s Repair Shop
(970) 352-9492
825 7th Street
Greeley, CO
 

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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