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Sports Authority
290 S Broadway
Salem, NH
Seacoast Kayak
(603) 474-1025
210 Ocean Blvd. Route 1A
Seabrook Beach, NH
Reading REI Store
(781) 944-5103
279 Salem St
Reading, MA
Essex River Basin Adventures
(978) 768-3722
1 Main Street
Essex, MA
Mountain Road Trading Post
(603) 895-3501
68 Mtn Rd. P.O.Box 57
Raymond, NH
New England Small Craft
(978) 948-6118
295 Newburyport Turnpike
Rowley, MA
Sports Authority
(978) 774-9400
Liberty Tree Mall, 100 Independence Way
Danvers, MA
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Eastern Mountain Sports
(978) 977-0601
Routes 128 & 114
Peabody, MA
Modell's Sporting Goods
(978) 922-7774
North Beverly Plaza
Beverly, MA
10:00AM - 6:00PM SUNDAY

Modell's Sporting Goods
(603) 888-7171
258 Daniel Webster Highway
Nashua, NH
10:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

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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