Long Range Shooting
“We take for granted things that were unimaginable just a little while ago. And because of this, we can now routinely hit targets that are so far out that it’s hard to see them with the naked eye. Is this a good thing? Sure it is. Is everything that stems from it good? Actually, no,” says David E. Petzal, Rifles Editor. The editors of Field & Stream teamed up to tackle every side of the long-range debate—from accuracy and better bullets and cartridges, to wondering about woodsmanship and if we’ve gone too far, to the bowhunter brawl. The editors present the good, the bad, and the ugly (sometimes all at once), and look to answer the question about what long-range shooting means for hunting.