Long Distance Optics Fort Wayne IN

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(260) 470-4224
256 Coliseum Blvd
Ft. Wayne, IN
 
GI Joe`s Army Surplus
(260) 426-7859
1638 North Wells Street
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Cutco Cutlery
(260) 471-8690
4410 Executive Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Grindstone Cutlery
(260) 482-1105
4201 Coldwater Road
Fort Wayne, IN
 
J B Custom Sporting Goods Inc
(260) 422-1873
1736 Wells Street
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Fort Wayne Fever
Po Box 373
New Haven, IN
 
H & H Firearms Inc
(260) 483-9135
1525 Directors Row
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Earth Adventures
(260) 424-1420
1804 West Main Street
Fort Wayne, IN
 
JCPenney
(260) 482-4661
4201 Coldwater Rd
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Root`s Outdoor Outfitters
(260) 484-2604
6844 North Clinton Street
Fort Wayne, 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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