Long Distance Optics Bozeman MT

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Northern Lights Trading Co.
(406) 586-2225
1716 W. Babcock
Bozeman, MT
 
Bozeman REI Store
(406) 587-1938
2220 Tschache Street
Bozeman, MT
 
Carroll College Girls Soccer School
1601 N. Benton Ave.
Helena, MT
 
Silver Moon Kayak Company
(406) 752-3794
1215 N. Somers Road
Kalispell, MT
 
Northern Lights Trading Co.
(406) 586-2225
1716 W. Babcock
Bozeman, MT
 
Northern Lights Trad. Co
(406) 585-2090
1716 West Babcock
Bozeman, MT
 
Carroll College Boy's Soccer School
1601 N. Benton Ave.
Helena, MT
 
Montana River Outfitters
(800) 800-8218
923 10Th Ave. N
Great Falls, MT
 
River Source Outfitters
(406) 223-5134
309 S. 9th St
Livingston, MT
 
Missoula REI Store
(406) 829-0432
3275 N Reserve St Ste K-2
Missoula, MT
 

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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