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Dick's Sporting Goods
(716) 821-1616
Quaker Crossing
Orchard Park, NY
 
Paths Peaks & Paddles, Inc.
(716) 213-0350
1000 Ellicott Creek Rd.
Tonawanda, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(845) 297-4767
Poughkeepsie Galleria
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(607) 724-4361
347 Court Street
Binghamton, NY
 
Northeast Elite ID Camp
(315) 228-7574
Reid Athletic Center, 13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(716) 833-4761
281 Meyer Road
Amherst, NY
 
Premier Soccer Camp- New York
Cornwall on the Hudson, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(914) 328-3487
The Source
White Plains, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(718) 982-7260
Shops on Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(716) 821-1616
Quaker Crossing
Orchard Park, NY
 

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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