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Abbott`s Outdoors
(765) 448-1108
2522 Kossuth Street
Lafayette, IN
 
KRC Refinishing
(317)491-2905, (317)838-9960
7623 US Hwy 231 South
Lafayette, IN
 
Hodson`s Bay Company
(765)743-3506IN
360 Brown Street Pier 14
West Lafayette, IN
 
Fort Wayne Fever
Po Box 373
New Haven, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(317) 818-3467
Clay Terrace
Carmel, IN
 
Country Crafts & Things Little Blue Store - Lafayette
(765) 742-8982
1307 North 13th
Lafayette, IN
 
Best Prices Anywhere on Cutco Cutlery & Cookware
(765) 477-2267
3175 Pheasant Run Drive Suite 130
Lafayette, IN
 
Hilltop Archery Pro-Shop
(765) 275-2249
9581 North State Road 25
Wingate, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(812) 335-1377
College Mall
Bloomington, IN
 
Indiana Soccer Camps For Girls
Bloomington, IN
 

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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