Long Distance Optics Wilmington DE

This page provides useful content and local businesses that give access to Long Distance Optics in Wilmington, DE. You will find helpful, informative articles about Long Distance Optics, including "Making Your Long Shot". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Wilmington, DE that will answer all of your questions about Long Distance Optics.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 477-9577
Brandywine Towne Center
Wilmington, DE
 
YWCA
(302) 658-7161
233 King Street
Wilmington, DE
 
Alan`s Bicycles
(302) 478-0990
4723 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
 
Delaware Tackle
(302) 764-1788
509 Brandywine Blvd
Wilmington, DE
 
Delaware Tennis Center at Bellevue State Park
(302) 798-6686
800 Carr Road
Wilmington, DE
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(302) 738-8322
Christiana Center
Newark, DE
 
Sports Authority
(302) 479-7560
1100 Rocky Run Parkway
Wilmington, DE
Services
Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Hunting and Fishing Licenses, Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Eastern Mountain Sports
(302) 477-0859
4737 Concord Pike Suite 290
Wilmington, DE
 
Bike Line
(302) 479-9438
2900 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE
 
Adventure Kids
(302) 478-0509
(302)478-0509
Wilmington, DE
 

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....

Click here to read the rest of this article from North American Whitetail