Long Distance Optics Fountain CO

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(719) 638-3400
First & Main Town Center
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Timberline Archery
(719) 382-7113
520 Corte Amino
Fountain Valley, CO
 
Muffler Masters
(719) 390-7022
1 Widefield Boulevard
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Bow Shooters Professional Shop
(719) 390-6265
3033 Jet Wing Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Alan Power Equipment
(719) 574-2845
2720 Delta Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(719) 264-1810
1710 Briar Gate Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Security Boot & Shoe Repair
(719) 392-2989
368 Main Street
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Ron`s Mobile RV Service
(719) 391-2003
9665 Dutch Elm Drive
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Philip`s Stringing
(719) 447-0482
1223 Falcon Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Ginsu Pride
(719) 448-0213
1020 South Chelton Suite 2203
Colorado Springs, CO
 

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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