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Prescott, AZ
 
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(623) 334-8366
Arrowhead Town Center
Glendale, AZ
 
A-Z Tennis
(480) 991-9808
9719 North Hayden Road
Scottsdale, AZ
 
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(480) 314-9490
12302 North 93rd Street
Scottsdale, AZ
 
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(480) 348-1875
14747 North Northsight Boulevard
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(480) 615-2748
Fiesta Mall
Mesa, AZ
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(623) 434-3388
2350 West Happy Valley Rd
Phoenix, AZ
 
Bicycle Ranch
(480) 614-8300
15454 North Frank Lloyd Wright B
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Reisner Robert
(480) 483-4604
15001 North Hayden Road
Scottsdale, AZ
 
Schuerman Arms Limited
(480) 473-2980
7820 East Evans Road
Scottsdale, AZ
 

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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