Long Distance Optics Kingston NY

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(845) 382-2151
Hudson Valley Mall
Kingston, NY
 
Sports Authority
(845) 336-0630
1165 Ulster Avenue
Kingston, NY
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Kenco
(845) 338-5021
1000 Hurley Mountain Rd.
Kingston, NY
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(845) 473-1700
2600 South Road
Poughkeepsie, NY
Hours
9:30AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:30PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

Dick's Sporting Goods
(845) 297-4767
Poughkeepsie Galleria
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(845) 297-4767
Poughkeepsie Galleria
Poughkeepsie, NY
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(845) 336-0170
250 Kings Mall Court
Kingston, NY
Hours
9:30AM - 9:00PM MONDAY - THURSDAY
9:00AM - 9:30PM FRIDAY - SATURDAY
10:00AM - 7:00PM SUNDAY

The River Connection, Inc.
(845) 229-0595
9 West Market Street
Hyde Park, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(607) 797-5220
Town Square Mall
Vestal, NY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(585) 223-1530
Cobblestone Court
Victor, NY
 

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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