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Dave`s Bike & Triathlon Shop
(808) 329-4522
75-5669 Alii Drive
Kailua Kona, HI
 
B Hayman CO Hawaii Limited
(808) 331-1266
73-5562 Kauhola Street
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Hawaii Forest & Trail Limited
(808) 331-8505
74-5035 Queen Kaahumanu Highway Suite B
Kailua Kona, HI
 
E-C Tarps-Canopy Tents
(808) 329-5444
74-951 Hooloa Place
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Island Slice Tennis CO
(808) 322-6112
78-6740 Alii Drive Suite 102
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Pacific Island Lure Innovations - Pili Lures
(808) 325-7213
73-1063 Loloa Dr
Kailua Kona, HI
 
B & L Bike & Sports
(808) 329-3309
75-5699 Kopiko Street
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Big Island RV Safari Activities Rent-It
(808) 334-0464
75-5785 Kuakini Highway
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Pacific Rim Fishing Supplies
(808) 326-1443
74-425 Kealakehe Parkway
Kailua Kona, HI
 
Catchem Sports Fishing
(808) 329-2670
77-6456 Pualani St
Kailua Kona, HI
 

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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