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Princeton Soccer Camps
71 University Place
Princeton, NJ
 
The Jeremy Beardsley Soccer Academy
(908) 294-3392
Jeremy Beardsley Soccer Academy, P.O. Box 231
Skillman, NJ
 
McLoughlin Soccer
17 Division Street
Somerville, NJ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(215) 946-8750
Court at Oxford Valley
Fairless Hills, PA
 
Sports Authority
(609) 243-8997
3360 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ
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Dick's Sporting Goods
(609) 419-1661
Nassau Park Pavilion
Princeton, NJ
 
Premier Soccer Camp- New Jersey
Lawrenceville, NJ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(732) 651-3284
325 State Route 18
East Brunswick, NJ
 
Eastern Mountain Sports
(609) 520-8310
3535 US Route 1
Princeton, NJ
 
Sjc
(609) 896-8005
42 Quince Ct
Lawrenceville, NJ
 

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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