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When sitting in the woods ~ above the very first day the buck season, I favor to count he number of shots that i hear. I was wonder how far the sound that a rifle shot (30-06) travel on calm clear day?

depends alot top top terrain . I understand I have the right to hear gunshots in Ny from wherein I hunting . That is around 1mile to the border .
I live 5 mile from southern LANCASTER county SPORTSMANS and also can hear them catch shooting---it\"s a an excellent sound that \"\"FREEDOM\"\"
probably a pair miles or so. I could hear people yelling the were around 1000yds away once it to be dead quiet yesterday.
I can clearly hear rifle and also pistol shots native the selection that\"s about 3 mile from my home on a calm day.

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Even with my messed increase hearing i deserve to pick increase the sound that a Gunshot at least a mile away. My trouble is ns can`t tell the direction it came from?????

From my home I have the right to hear them shooting sporting clays in ~ a club that is 6 miles away by car. I would guess 4 miles as the crow flys.

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Not just wind and atmospheric conditions yet being near a big body that water will certainly make sound carry further.
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