Long Distance Optics Porter TX

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Sports Authority
(281) 446-7519
Deerbrook Marketplace, 20416 Highway 59 North
Humble, TX
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Academy
(281) 516-4100
14221 FM 2920
Tomball, TX
 
Academy
(281) 465-2400
25010 I-45 N (at Rayford Rd)
Spring, TX
 
Academy
(281) 405-4300
10375 North Frwy (I-45 and West Rd)
Houston, TX
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(972) 355-1111
5801 Long Prairie Road
Flower Mound, TX
 
Academy
(281) 964-4760
9805 FM 1960 E Bypass (next to Deerbrook Mall)
Humble, TX
 
SouthWest PaddleSports
(800) 937-2335
26322 Interstate 45 North
The Woodlands, TX
 
Sports Authority
(936) 321-2550
Portofino Shopping Center, 19075 I-45 South, Suite 105
Shenandoah, TX
Services
Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(830) 629-3100
New Braunfels Town Center at Creekside
New Braunfels, TX
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(972) 678-0650
170 E. Stacy Road
Allen, 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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