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Dick's Sporting Goods
(815) 578-8880
3436 Shoppers Drive
McHenry, IL
 
2K Adventure Gear
(815) 862-1400
10310 N Main St
Richmond, IL
 
Outdoor Recreation Inc
(815) 338-6088
1480 South Eastwood Drive
Woodstock, IL
 
Obie`s RV Inc
(815) 385-3355
907 West Il Route 120
Mchenry, IL
 
On The Green- Limited
(847) 395-2655
Post Office Box 603
Antioch, IL
 
Midwest Cimmarron Archery Professional Shop
(815) 678-7371
9201 USHighway 12
Richmond, IL
 
Wonder Lake Bicycle
(815)653-9904,(630)653-9904
4308 East Drive
Wonder Lake, IL
 
Sportman`s Choice
(815) 338-3550
11820 Catalpa Lane
Woodstock, IL
 
Wally`s Bike Haven Inc
(815) 385-4642
2908 West Il Route 120
Mchenry, IL
 
North American Taxidermy
(847) 395-2430
26175 West Il Route 173
Antioch, 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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