Long Distance Optics Middletown CT

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(203) 686-0462
470 Lewis Avenue
Meriden, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 747-2102
Connecticut Commons
Plainville, CT
 
Lyman Products Corporation OFC Factory
(860) 632-2020
475 Smith Street
Middletown, CT
 
Pedal Power
(860) 347-3776
359 Main Street
Middletown, CT
 
Fishin Factory III
(860) 344-9139
238 East Main Street
Middletown, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 666-3877
Ames Plaza
Newington, CT
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 648-4044
179 Pavilion Dr.
Manchester, CT
 
Connecticut Precision Chambering
(860) 343-0552
1548 Saybrook Road
Middletown, CT
 
Connecticut Rental Center Inc
(860) 347-4688
30 Dekoven Drive
Middletown, CT
 
Quonset Surplus Store
(860) 342-0612
11 Pickering Street
Portland, CT
 

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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