i hunt about 7 or 8 miles from the ill. in. border in prarie creek(Vigo County) and i heard what sounded like rifle shots all day a ways from the west. is it possible that they could have been ill. hunters? cuz i kno what a shotgun sounds like and im certian they were rifle shots. and if you hunt along the border of in. and your in ill., can you hear our shots to? i just wasnt sure if a rifle could echo 7 to 8 miles or not.