Long Distance Optics Chattanooga TN

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(423) 892-3122
Hamilton Village
Chattanooga, TN
 
Rock/Creek Outfitters
(888) 707-6709
191 River St
Chattanooga, TN
 
Tails & Fins Outfitters
(706) 866-4597
1117 Lafayette Road
Rossville, GA
 
Boss Van Accessory
(706) 861-9317
520 Chickamauga Avenue
Rossville, GA
 
Truck `n Trailers USA
(706) 858-0767
1045 Battlefield Parkway
Fort Oglethorpe, GA
 
BRAZILIAN SOCCER ACADEMY
P.O.BOX 22246
CHATTANOOGA, TN
 
Bianchi Bikes
(706) 866-4855
2667 Lafayette Road
Fort Oglethorpe, GA
 
Lookout Mountain Fairyland Professional Shop
(706) 820-0766
1201 Fleetwood Drive
Rossville, GA
 
Hales Power Sports
(706) 861-1455
1759 Lafayette Road
Rossville, GA
 
Chambers Charles Rossville Music
(706) 866-6262
506 Chickamauga Avenue
Rossville, 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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