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Sports Authority
(928) 343-9933
Yuma Palms Mall, 1448 S. Yuma Palms Parkway
Yuma, AZ
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Caravan Oasis REC Hall
(928) 342-6134
10500 North Frontage Road
Yuma, AZ
 
Yuma Lakes
(928) 726-5860
6275 South Avenue 8 1/2 East
Yuma, AZ
 
Coyote Ranch
(928) 345-3573
9351 East 28th Street
Yuma, AZ
 
Hidden Shores
(928) 539-6700
10300 Imperial Dam Road
Yuma, AZ
 
Auto Stop
(928) 314-3000
2401 South Pacific Avenue
Yuma, AZ
 
Country Roads Real Estate
(928) 341-1144
5707 East USHighway 80
Yuma, AZ
 
Dallman`s Truck & Equiptment Repair
(928) 329-0529
2480 East 14th Street
Yuma, AZ
 
Yuma Historical Firearms and Collectables
(928) 726-3490
3939 South Avenue 3 East
Yuma, AZ
 
Country Roads RV Village
(928) 344-8910
5707 East USHighway 80
Yuma, 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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