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Below the Knee Inc
(706) 322-3552
2455 Simon Plaza
Columbus, GA
 
Up the Creek
(706) 322-7335
10555 River Road
Columbus, GA
 
U Need A Pawn
(706) 682-6669
4227 Victory Drive
Columbus, GA
 
Ace Pawn Shop Inc
(706) 685-0595
1915 South Lumpkin Road
Columbus, GA
 
Columbus Custom Carts
(706) 494-1375
4215 2nd Avenue
Columbus, GA
 
Ride On Bikes
(706) 324-1132
1036 Broadway
Columbus, GA
 
Action Portable Buildings & Truyls Fctry OTLT CTRS
(706) 322-6607
Veterans Parkway Riv
Columbus, GA
 
HomePage Express
(706) 321-1634
900 North Ridge Drive
Columbus, GA
 
Accessories Auto Truck and Van by Mark Edwards
(706) 689-0745
2070 Phillips Street
Columbus, GA
 
Municipal Marina
(706) 323-0316
5501 River Road
Columbus, GA
 

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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