Long Distance Optics Louisville KY

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 420-6400
Oxmoor Center
Louisville, KY
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 429-0776
3555 Springhurst Boulevard
Louisville, KY
 
Bardstown Road Bicycle CO
(502) 485-9795
1051 Bardstown Road
Louisville, KY
 
Country Club Estates Private Club House
(812) 282-2582
3040 Country Club Lane
Jeffersonville, IN
 
Dunn`s Taxidermy Inc
(812) 282-3579
1012 East 10th Street
Jeffersonville, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(812) 288-2194
River Falls Mall
Clarksville, IN
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(502) 499-9029
Stoneybrook Southe Shopping Center
Louisville, KY
 
River City Canoe & Kayak
(843) 298-4599
814 Cherokee Road
Louisville, KY
 
Jeffersonville Schwinn & Fitness
(812) 284-2453
1537 East 10th Street
Jeffersonville, IN
 
Flowers & More Village
(812) 280-7536
3813 Hamburg Pike
Jeffersonville, IN
 

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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