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Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 876-0477
1201 Boston Post Rd
Milford, CT
 
Class Cycles LLC
(203) 264-4708
77 Main Street North
Southbury, CT
 
The Out Post
(203) 888-0122
55 Old State Road
Oxford, CT
 
TC Cycle
(203) 426-9111
111 South Main Street
Newtown, CT
 
Brookfield Bicycle Center LLC
(203) 775-7083
612 Federal Road
Brookfield, CT
 
Southbury Trading Post
(203) 264-8381
77 Main Street North
Southbury, CT
 
Brushy Hill Farm
(203) 262-6466
15 Coachmans Drive
Southbury, CT
 
Affairs of the Heart
(203) 598-3838
86 Benson Road
Middlebury, CT
 
World of Bikes
(203) 426-3335
317 South Main Street
Newtown, CT
 
BMG Surplus
(203) 729-5695
86 Quinn Street
Naugatuck, 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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