Long Distance Optics Key West FL

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Keys To Key West Inc
(305) 292-7702
5555 College Road Suite #202
Key West, FL
 
Saltwater Angler
(305) 296-0700
243 Front Street
Key West, FL
 
Paradise Transmission Service Inc
(305) 293-0923
5628 Macdonald Avenue
Key West, FL
 
H20 Marinas
(305) 293-9550
5114 USHighway 1
Key West, FL
 
El Mar RV Resort
(305) 294-0857
6700 Maloney Avenue
Key West, FL
 
Cates Auto & Truck Repairing
(305) 296-6605
6300 3rd Street
Key West, FL
 
Island Angler Outfitters
(305) 295-9661
5110 USHighway 1
Key West, FL
 
Conchy Joe`s Marine & Tackle
(305) 295-7745
2300 North Roosevelt Boulevard
Key West, FL
 
Key West Tennis Too
(305) 296-3029
811 Seminole Street
Key West, FL
 
Bicycle Center
(305) 294-4556
523 Truman Avenue
Key West, 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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