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Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 266-7876
220 Hinton Oaks Blvd
Knightdale, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 792-9090
Triangle Town Commons
Raleigh, NC
 
Great Outdoor Provision
(919) 833-1741
2017 Cameron St.
Raleigh, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(704) 295-4411
University Mall
University, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(704) 662-9066
590 J River Highway
Mooresville, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 806-5153
Brier Creek Commons
Raleigh, NC
 
Paddle Creek
(919) 866-1954
9745 Fonville Road
Wake Forest, NC
 
Barefoot Rods & Tackle
(919) 596-5007
607 Ellis Rd
Durham, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 266-7876
220 Hinton Oaks Blvd
Knightdale, NC
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(919) 662-4177
White Oak Crossing Strip Mall
Garner, NC
 

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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