Long Distance Optics East Peoria IL

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(309) 683-2400
The Shoppes at Grand Prairie
Peoria, IL
Ripper RV Sales Inc
(309) 699-6231
3104 North Main Street
East Peoria, IL
Bluff Street Mobile Home Manor
(309) 699-1921
300 West Bluff Street Trailer E15
East Peoria, IL
Peoria Barge Terminal Inc
(309) 671-1455
Fort Of Sanger
Peoria, IL
Bellevue Bicycle Shop
(309) 673-2734
2212 Southwest Adams Street
Peoria, IL
J & J Toppers
(309) 694-7131
105 North Hawthorne Avenue
East Peoria, IL
Mutual Wheel CO
(309) 694-6211
606 North Main Street
East Peoria, IL
Big Buck ATV Products
(309) 822-8309
82 South Riverview Drive
East Peoria, IL
Tri-County RV
(309) 692-0278
10640 North Galena Road
Peoria, IL
Shade Tree Cycle Inc
(309) 688-7279
2022 North Wisconsin Avenue
Peoria, 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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