Long Distance Optics New Lenox IL

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Dick's Sporting Goods
(708) 675-3100
Orland Park Place
Orland Park, IL
Dad`s Sports
(815) 485-9610
280 East Haven Avenue Suite D
New Lenox, IL
Midwest Finest RV Repair
(815) 462-3134
13957 West Illinois Highway
New Lenox, IL
Smith`s Taxidermy Tank & Tackle
(815) 723-0760
1815 East Washington Street
Joliet, IL
Undercover Outdoors Inc
(708) 478-8890
9626 Willow Lane
Mokena, IL
Dick's Sporting Goods
(815) 806-4952
7370 West 191 St.
Tinley Park, IL
Bill`s Bike Shop
(815) 463-9708
227 West Maple Street
New Lenox, IL
Wilson Rental
(815) 469-4404
9960 191st Street
Mokena, IL
Timber View RV Center Inc
(708) 479-2400
9801 191st Street
Mokena, IL
Bikes & Extremes
(708) 478-6200
11411 West 183rd Street
Orland Park, 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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