Long Distance Optics Waxahachie TX

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(972) 291-5530
305 West FM 1382
Cedar Hill, TX
 
Sports Authority
(972) 293-3594
Pleasant Run, 727 N. Highway 67
Cedar Hill, TX
Services
Firearms/Hunting, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Golf Trade-In Program, 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
(817) 987-4800
Parks at Arlington
Arlington, TX
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(972) 722-4434
1005 E. IH30
Rockwall, TX
 
Mr Fix-It
(972) 723-0171
4450 FM 1387
Midlothian, TX
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(972) 291-5530
305 West FM 1382
Cedar Hill, TX
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(972) 495-3208
205 Coneflower Drive
Garland, TX
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(512) 252-2800
19000 Limestone Commercial Drive
Pflugerville, TX
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(972) 239-5455
13838 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, 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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