Long Distance Optics New Braunfels TX

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(830) 629-3100
New Braunfels Town Center at Creekside
New Braunfels, TX
 
Rockin ''R'' River Rides
(830) 625-8382
1405 Gruene Rd.
New Braunfels, TX
 
Boat N Go
(830) 964-3031
1478 F. M. 2673
New Braunfels, TX
 
Academy
(512) 558-5300
550 Barnes Drive
San Marcos, TX
 
Power Outdoor Olympic Center
(866) 222-7998
602 N. IH 35
San Marcos, TX
 
Rockin R
1405 GRUENE RD.
New Braunfels, TX
 
Guadalupe River Outfitters
(830) 964-5565
1854 Ponderosa Dr.
Canyon Lake, TX
 
Academy
(210) 637-2600
15350 IH-35 North (at Olympia Pkwy)
Selma, TX
 
Austin Canoe & Kayak - San Marcos
(512) 396-2386
4554 IH-35 South
San Marcos, TX
 
Anchor Marine & Tackle Inc
(210) 599-1415
5560 North Loop 1604 East
San Antonio, TX
 

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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