Long Distance Optics Evansville IN

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(812) 402-9100
The Pavilion
Evansville, IN
 
Fare Loans & Jewelry
(812) 468-4000
1432 North Fares Avenue
Evansville, IN
 
Gus Doerner Sports
(812) 477-6458
6219 Vogel Road
Evansville, IN
 
Gear Up
(812) 475-1119
1316 North Green River Road
Evansville, IN
 
Gilles Cycling & Fitness
(812) 477-8828
1412 South Green River Road
Evansville, IN
 
Cutco Cutlery
(812) 962-0052
4772 Covert Avenue
Evansville, IN
 
Cooper`s Hawk Archery
(812) 402-3735
1625 North Garvin Street
Evansville, IN
 
Bicycle World
(812) 473-2453
3810 East Morgan Avenue
Evansville, IN
 
JCPenney
(812) 477-7222
800 N Green River Rd
Evansville, IN
 
Get Wet Inc
(812) 477-5004
1314 North Green River Road
Evansville, IN
 

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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