Long Distance Optics Jacksonville Beach FL

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(904) 642-4299
St. Johns Town Center
Jacksonville, FL
Bike Shop
(904) 246-4977
1124 3rd Street North
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Cycle Spectrum
(904) 249-3959
1263 3rd Street South
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Dog House
(904) 249-3272
671 3rd Street South
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Tournament Players Club
(904) 273-3235
Ponte Vedra Beach
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Skate Bomb
(904) 241-3337
1365 3rd Street South
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Waves Surf Shop
(904) 247-6830
1712 3rd Street North
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Sunrise Surf Shop
(904) 241-0822
834 Beach Boulevard
Jacksonville Beach, FL
American Bicycle Company
(904) 246-4433
240 3rd Street South
Jacksonville Beach, FL
(904) 246-0717
224 20th Street North
Jacksonville Beach, FL

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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