Long Distance Optics Canon City CO

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Canon Arrow Company
(719) 276-3221
112 South 5th Street
Canon City, CO
 
City Loan
(719) 269-9707
2940 East Main Street
Canon City, CO
 
Morning Star Automotive Inc
(719) 275-5774
2705 Fremont Drive
Canon City, CO
 
Olsen Cutlery
(719)269-7419,(719)269-7420
16 Cedar Ridge Count
Canon City, CO
 
Zerby Automotive
(719) 275-2523
718 South 8th Street
Canon City, CO
 
Otero Cyclery
(719) 269-3132
722 Main Street
Canon City, CO
 
Dvorak`s Kayak & Rafting Expeditions
(719) 269-9766
41746 West USHighway 50
Canon City, CO
 
Spencer Sports
(719) 269-3456
212 South 4th Street
Canon City, CO
 
JP Fly Fishing Specialties
(719) 275-7637
1100 Grand Avenue
Canon City, CO
 
Napa Auto Parts
(719) 275-2345
125 South 5th Street
Canon City, CO
 

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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