Long Distance Optics Alabaster AL

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(205) 909-1400
Patton Creek
Hoover, AL
 
Paul Harbin's UAB Girls Soccer
423 Woodland Drive
Birmingham, AL
 
Academy
(205) 403-6145
2810 John Hawkins Pkwy (Hwy 150 at Paradise Pkwy)
Hoover, AL
 
Academy
(205) 981-4150
310 Doug Baker Blvd (in the Lee Branch Shopping Center)
Birmingham, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(256) 760-4211
Cox Creek Plaza
Florence, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(205) 981-1320
Brook Highland Plaza
Birmingham, AL
 
Alabama Small Boats,Inc.
(205) 424-3634
2370 Hwy 52
Helena, AL
 
Ski N Stuff
(205) 823-6349
1021 Montgomery Highway
Vestavia Hills, AL
 
Alabama Outdoors
(205) 870-1919
3054 Independance Dr
Homewood, AL
 
Troy Elite Soccer Camp
(334) 670-5653
Troy University; Tine Davis Field House
Troy, AL
 

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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