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Kayaks Etc.
775-49-2714
424 S. Rock Blvd.
Sparks, NV
 
Reno REI Store
(775) 828-9090
2225 Harvard Way
Reno, NV
 
Cope & McPhetres Marine
(775) 786-7071
2615 Mill Street
Reno, NV
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(702) 855-5000
1308 West Sunset Road
Henderson, NV
 
Frontier Liquor & Sporting Goods
(775) 423-2715
33 Deer Creek Circle
Fallon, NV
 
Sports Authority
(775) 829-1700
Meadowood Mall, 5353 Meadowood Mall Circle
Reno, NV
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Simulator, Golf Trade-In Program, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 9:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Sports Authority
(775) 828-1234
Firecreek Crossing, 4813 Keitzke Lane
Reno, NV
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Rentals & Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Wild Sierra Adventures
(866) 323-8928
254 W First St
Reno, NV
 
Las Vegas - Boca Park REI Store
(702) 951-4488
710 S Rampart Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
 
Cope & McPhetres Marine
(775) 786-7071
2615 Mill Street
Reno, NV
 

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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