Long Distance Optics Madison WI

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(608) 241-2764
350 East Towne Mall
Madison, WI
 
The Paddlin'' Shop
(608) 284-0300
202 S. Dickinson St. #2
Madison, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(262) 377-6349
1020 Port Washington Road
Grafton, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(262) 697-5764
9899 76th Street
Kenosha, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(608) 241-2764
350 East Towne Mall
Madison, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(608) 829-1313
237 West Towne Mall
Madison, WI
 
Madison REI Store
(608) 833-6680
7483 W Towne Way
Madison, WI
 
Dick'S Sporting Goods
(920) 954-9266
4350 Greenville Drive
Appleton, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(608) 829-1313
237 West Towne Mall
Madison, WI
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(262) 554-8117
Southland Center
Racine, WI
 

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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