Long Distance Optics Conroe TX

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Academy
(936) 523-4500
1414 Loop 336 West (at I-45)
Conroe, TX
 
SouthWest PaddleSports
(800) 937-2335
26322 Interstate 45 North
The Woodlands, TX
 
Academy
(281) 516-4100
14221 FM 2920
Tomball, TX
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(254) 690-3397
201 E. Centeral Texas Expressway
Harker Heights, TX
 
Kicks Indoor Soccer Summer Camp
611 Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX
 
Sports Authority
(936) 321-2550
Portofino Shopping Center, 19075 I-45 South, Suite 105
Shenandoah, TX
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Academy
(281) 465-2400
25010 I-45 N (at Rayford Rd)
Spring, TX
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(972) 722-4434
1005 E. IH30
Rockwall, TX
 
Mike Henshaw's Soccer Camps
Po Box 56772
Houston, TX
 
Perusa Soccer Camp
Po Box 2703
Stafford, TX
 

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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