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Superior Body Works
(815) 589-4312
5630 Fulton Road
Fulton, IL
 
Professional Shop at Lynnwood Lynks
(815) 259-8278
5020 Illinois Route 84
Thomson, IL
 
Exner`s Sportsman Paradise
(815) 772-2405
101 West Lincolnway
Morrison, IL
 
Les BAER Custom
(309) 658-2716
29601 34th Avenue North
Hillsdale, IL
 
Milo & Beaver`s Service Center
(815) 273-3000
611 Main Street
Savanna, IL
 
Merema Brothers Inc
(815) 589-2913
2900 Waller Road
Fulton, IL
 
U S Army Engineer District
(815) 259-3628
823 West Main Street
Thomson, IL
 
Sunset Lakes Resort
(309) 658-2131
2700 290th Street North
Hillsdale, IL
 
Mississippi Bluff Cabins
(815) 273-1201
313 Main Street
Savanna, IL
 
Arnold`s Bicycle Repair
(815) 273-7789
319 Main Street
Savanna, IL
 

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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