Long Distance Optics Saint Augustine FL

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Avid Angler
(904) 824-8322
2101 North Ponce De Leon Boulevard
Saint Augustine, FL
 
Coleman Factory Outlet
(904) 823-1237
500 Belz Outlet Boulevard
Saint Augustine, FL
 
Knife Factory
(904) 829-6950
500 Belz Outlet Boulevard Suite 205
Saint Augustine, FL
 
Coastal Automotive & Diesel Service
(904) 829-0036
232 State Road 16
Saint Augustine, FL
 
Melvin`s Repair Shop Inc
(904) 829-8137
1625 Old Moultrie Road
Saint Augustine, FL
 
Mikes Place
(904) 829-8567
614 Euclid Avenue
Saint Augustine, FL
 
King Auto Parts & Service
(904) 824-7021
194 West King Street
Saint Augustine, FL
 
Plaza Verde
(904) 829-5535
18 Cathedral Place
Saint Augustine, FL
 
Sprockets
(904) 824-2422
34 Rio Vista Drive
Saint Augustine, FL
 
Rick`s Mufflerman Shops
(904) 824-8978
210 North Ponce De Leon Boulevard
Saint Augustine, FL
 

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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