Long Distance Optics Essex Junction VT

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(802) 288-9854
Maple Tree Place
Williston, VT
 
Canoe Imports
(800) 985-2992
370 Dorset St.
South Burlington, VT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(802) 773-2710
Green Mountain Plaza
Rutland, VT
 
Umiak Outdoor Outfitters
(802) 253-2317
849 S Main St
Stowe, VT
 
Clearwater Sports Inc
(802) 496-2708
4147 Main St
Waitsfield, VT
 
Eastern Mountain Sports
(802) 864-0473
100 Dorset Street
South Burlington, VT
 
Umiak Outdoor Outfitters
(802) 865-6777
60 Institute Road
Burlington, VT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(802) 288-9854
Maple Tree Place
Williston, VT
 
A.J.''s Sports
(802) 253-4593
Mountain Rd.
Stowe, VT
 
Eastern Mountain Sports
(802) 366-8082
263 Depot Street
Manchester Center, VT
 

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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