Long Distance Optics Cheshire CT

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 686-0462
470 Lewis Avenue
Meriden, CT
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 666-3877
Ames Plaza
Newington, CT
Big Boar Lodge New York St Exotic Game
(203) 272-8683
1624 Musso View Avenue
Cheshire, CT
Cheshire Cycling
Cheshire Cycling
471 West Main Street
Cheshire, CT
Lunker City Fishing Specialties
(203) 237-3474
847 Hanover Road
Meriden, CT
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 747-2102
Connecticut Commons
Plainville, CT
Action Sports
(203) 250-8336
949 South Main Street
Cheshire, CT
Willow`s Motorsports
(203) 272-7201
1555 Highland Avenue
Cheshire, CT
Fifth Dimension
(203) 758-0087
44 Waterbury Road
Prospect, CT
Eastern Mountain Sports
(203) 639-4884
470 Lewis Avenue Suite 45
Meriden, CT

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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