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Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 876-0477
1201 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT
 
Tony`s Bikes & Sports
(203) 878-5380
108 Broad Street
Milford, CT
 
JC Penney
(203) 877-6177
1201 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT
 
Tee Times
(203) 882-0039
245 Naugatuck Avenue
Milford, CT
 
Bray Custom Rods
(203) 878-9300
70 Raton Road Suite C
Milford, CT
 
Eastern Pulse Snow & Skate
(203) 877-4257
20 Furniture Row
Milford, CT
 
K-5 Arms Exchange Inc
(203)876-9981, (203)876-9464
962 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT
 
Rhino Linings of Milford
(203) 874-4454
152 Old Gate Lane
Milford, CT
 
Sports Authority
(203) 876-9767
1777 Boston Post Road
Milford, CT
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Tutor Time Child Care Learning Centers
(203) 876-1555
470 Bridgeport Avenue
Milford, CT
 

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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