Long Distance Optics Lake Zurich IL

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(847) 550-1527
21830 West Long Grove Rd.
Deer Park, IL
Dick's Sporting Goods
(847) 577-1283
401 E. Palatine Rd
Arlington Heights, IL
Dick's Sporting Goods
(847) 730-7400
The Glen
Glenview, IL
Dick's Sporting Goods
(630) 351-0823
328 West Army Trail Rd
Bloomingdale, IL
Shamrock Cyclery
(847) 913-9767
344 Old McHenry Road
Long Grove, IL
Dick's Sporting Goods
(847) 573-8240
Hawthorn Hills Fashion Square
Vernon Hills, IL
Dick's Sporting Goods
(847) 960-7700
Algonquin Commons
Algonquin, IL
Dick's Sporting Goods
(815) 578-8880
3436 Shoppers Drive
McHenry, IL
Dick's Sporting Goods
(847) 779-8800
Village Crossing
Niles, IL
Court & Sport
(847) 913-9100
4469 Rfd
Long Grove, 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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