Long Distance Optics Hannibal MO

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Madison & Davis Bicycle Shop
(217) 222-7262
912 South 8th Street
Quincy, IL
 
Cross Country Trailer Center
(217) 223-2025
3501 State Street
Quincy, IL
 
Ace Hardware-Merkel`s
(217) 223-2400
1724 Spring St
Quincy, IL
 
Gunfun
(217) 222-2667
2408 Cherry Street
Quincy, IL
 
Wiemelt`s Service Station
(217) 222-4963
1139 North 4th Street
Quincy, IL
 
Predmore Motors & RV Sales Inc
(217) 222-7055
1404 North 26th Streetc
Quincy, IL
 
Martin Kroencke Sullivan Implement CO
(217) 334-5471
Highway 104 East
Quincy, IL
 
Hole in One Travel Card
(217) 222-5301
117 South 10th Street
Quincy, IL
 
JCPenney
(217) 228-3000
3203 Broadway
Quincy, IL
 
Valley View Park
(217) 222-7229
2300 Bonansinga Drive
Quincy, IL
 

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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