Long Distance Optics Cincinnati OH

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(513) 793-1033
Sycamore Plaza
Cincinnati, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(513) 741-0800
10220 Colerain Avenue
Cincinnati, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(859) 283-2702
Turfway Crossings
Florence, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(513) 892-4302
Bridgewater Falls
Hamilton, OH
 
D & D Outfitters
(513) 674-7400
536 West Sharon Road
Cincinnati, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(513) 347-7570
Glen Crossing
Cincinnati, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(513) 752-5525
Eastgate Pavilion
Cincinnati, OH
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(513) 770-4070
Deerfield Towne Center
Mason, OH
 
D&D Outfitters
(513) 674-7400
536 W. Sharon Road
Cincinnati, OH
 
Bass Pro Sports
(513) 826-5200
300 Cincinnati Mills Drive
Cincinnati, OH
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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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