Long Distance Optics Colorado Springs CO

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(719) 638-3400
First & Main Town Center
Colorado Springs, CO
Air Force Falcons Soccer Camp
2168 Field House Dr
US Air Force Academy, CO
Auto-Truck Services Inc
(719)634-4330, (719)473-9837
620 Juanita Street
Colorado Springs, CO
Genesis Automotive
(719) 633-0328
2444 Platte Place
Colorado Springs, CO
A Better Choice Auto Insurance Agency
(719)667-1301, (719)667-1303
1863 North Circle Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
Dick's Sporting Goods
(719) 264-1810
1710 Briar Gate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
Commercial Cleaning Technicians
(719) 633-2233
415 North Union Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO
D-3 A-Ok Appliance Service Center Inc
(719) 574-3344
406 Arrawanna Street
Colorado Springs, CO
Dan`s Auto Inc
(719) 635-2587
3210 Chelton Circle
Colorado Springs, CO
L & S Distributing
(719)578-1113, (719)578-9235
2827 East Platte Avenue
Colorado Springs, 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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