Long Distance Optics Lafayette CO

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 280-6153
16521 Washington Street
Thornton, CO
Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 682-5740
210 Ken Pratt Blvd
Longmont, CO
Dick's Sporting Goods
(303) 600-2600
Belmar Center
Lakewood, CO
Sportwaves Unlimited Inc
(303) 665-9880
404 W Baseline Rd
Lafayette, CO
Vision Quest Kenpo Karate
(303) 604-2119
400 West South Boulder Road
Lafayette, CO
Dick's Sporting Goods
(720) 887-0900
31 West Flatirons Circle
Broomfield, CO
Dick's Sporting Goods
(720) 685-1701
2269 Prairie Center Parkway
Brighton, CO
HSS Rentx
(303) 666-0106
2103 North USHighway 42
Lafayette, CO
Two Guys Fly Shop Inc
(303) 666-7866
705 South Public Road
Lafayette, CO
Louisville Cyclery LLC
(303) 665-6343
1032 East South Boulder Road
Louisville, CO

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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