Long Distance Optics Augusta GA

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(706) 733-1199
Augusta Mall
Augusta, GA
 
Childtime Learning Centers
(706) 738-1471
2807 Regency Boulevard
Augusta, GA
 
Orvis Rivers & Glen Trading CO
(706) 738-4536
387 Highland Avenue
Augusta, GA
 
Heritage Mobile Home Community
(706) 863-3333
3863 Wrightsboro Road
Augusta, GA
 
Childtime Learning Centers
(706) 736-2136
2801 Wylds Road Extension
Augusta, GA
 
Broadway Tackle Rod & Reel Repair
(706) 738-8848
1730 Broad Street
Augusta, GA
 
Outspokin Bicycles
(706) 736-2486
1904 Walton Way
Augusta, GA
 
Augusta-Richmond County Consolidated Government - Recreation & Parks Depart
(706) 821-1600
3103 Wrightsboro Road
Augusta, GA
 
Cutco
(706) 855-9292
1227 Augusta West Parkway
Augusta, GA
 
JCPenney
(706) 736-1201
3450 Wrightsboro Rd
Augusta, GA
 

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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