Long Distance Optics Greensburg PA

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(724) 853-1752
Westmoreland Mall South
Greensburg, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(412) 858-1200
Monroeville Mall Annex
Monroeville, PA
 
Exkursion Outfitters, Inc.
(412) 372-7030
4037 William Penn Highway
Monroeville, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(412) 854-2554
South Hills Village Mall
Pittsburgh, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(814) 861-1350
The Colonnade
State College, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(724) 522-9777
Hempfield Pointe Plaza
Greensburg, PA
 
Saltsburg River & Trail
(724) 639-1314
111 Market Street
Saltsburg, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(610) 260-4400
Metroplex Shopping Center
Plymouth Meeting, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(717) 632-9362
1155 Carlisle Street
Hanover, PA
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(570) 546-2625
300 Lycoming Mall Circle
Pennsdale, PA
 

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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