Long Distance Optics Fairhope AL

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Fairhope Boat Co, Inc.
(251) 928-3417
702 N. Section Street
Fairhope, AL
 
Five Rivers Outfitters
(251) 626-8464
30841 Five Rivers Blvd
Spanish Fort, AL
 
Paul Harbin's UAB Girls Soccer
423 Woodland Drive
Birmingham, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(256) 922-9912
West Side Shopping Center
Huntsville, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(334) 749-8123
2718 Enterprise Drive
Opelika, AL
 
Middle Bay Outfitters
(334) 928-2231
231 Fairhope Ave
Fairhope, AL
 
Bass Pro Sports
(251) 607-5900
20000 Bass Pro Drive
Spanish Fort, AL
Hours
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pmSun 10:00am - 7:00pm

Dick's Sporting Goods
(256) 831-7739
1500 Oxford Exchange
Oxford, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(334) 277-8180
7861 Eastchase Parkway
Montgomery, AL
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(205) 981-1320
Brook Highland Plaza
Birmingham, AL
 

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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