Long Distance Optics Torrington CT

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 693-1619
The Shoppes at Farmington Valley
Canton, CT
Taylor Rental
(860) 496-7368
696 Winsted Road
Torrington, CT
Flieg & Newbury
(860) 489-8540
75 East Main Street
Torrington, CT
Premier Party Rental
(860) 496-8882
1695 East Main Street
Torrington, CT
Girl Scouts Inc - Camp Dellwood- Dellwood
(860) 489-9481
1145 Brandy Hill Road
Torrington, CT
Dick's Sporting Goods
(860) 747-2102
Connecticut Commons
Plainville, CT
Girl Scouts Inc
(860) 489-9481
1145 Brandy Hill Road
Torrington, CT
Tommy`s Bicycles & Fitness
(860) 482-3571
40 East Main Street
Torrington, CT
City Cycle Company
(860) 482-5526
169 East Main Street
Torrington, CT
Classic & Custom Fly Shop
(860) 738-3597
196 Main Street
New Hartford, 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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