LONG RANGE HUNTING AND SHOOTING SCHOOL

BARBOUR CREEK IS AMERICA’S PREMIER LONG-RANGE HUNTING AND SHOOTING SCHOOL. WITH ONE OF AMERICAS TOP LONG-RANGE INSTRUCTORS, JAMES TEACHES THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE WIND READING TECHNIQUE IN THE USA. BARBOURCREEK'S GOAL IS TO PROVIDE THE HUNTER WITH THE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE TO MAKE THAT ONCE IN A LIFETIME SHOT. WE ARE THE ONLY LONG-RANGE HUNTING SCHOOL THAT IS ALL INCLUSIVE, PROVIDING WORLD CLASS LODGING, FULL COURSE MEALS, RIFLES, AND AMMUNITION FOR A REASONABLE PRICE!  

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to register for class

call 334-845-0000 to register for class

weekend classes available

courses available

long range hunting course

FOUNDATION OF LONG RANGE hunting and SHOOTING

Class is $1025 plus $475 for food and Lodging if you stay with us

 

Instructor: James Eagleman | Duration: 2 Days (16 Hours) | Cost: $1500.00 (Lodging & Meals Included) | Ammo: 80 Rounds Provided

 

PREREQUISITES

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COURSE OUTLINE

Barbour Creek Shooting Academy’s Long Range Hunting Course – This course is designed with the shooter that is new to long range hunting. This course is for the Long range beginner and for even the most seasoned shooter. Our Instruction is designed to build on each Training level and has 50% classroom and 50% range time each day. You will learn everything you need to know about: Rifle Components, Scopes, MOA, 1st and 2nd Focal Plane, Max Range on Animals, Proper Shooting Techniques, Internal and External Ballistics, Air Pressure/Density, Using a Ballistic Program, Correct Spotting Techniques, Cleaning and Maintenance, Ammunition, Powder Selection for Long-Range Hunting, Wind calling, reading and Mirage Basics, Bullet Types for Long-Range Hunting, Operating Rangefinders and using a Ballistic Rangefinder, and more!

 

The Average LHC Student will feel Confident Shooting Steel out to 1000 Yards and Hunting out to 800 Yards
80 rounds of ammunition are provided. 

Private courses are also available. Contact Us for more details.

 WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Explanation of the Long Range Rifle Components

  • Understanding Scopes, MOA, 1st and 2nd Focal Plane

  • Lethality Max Range on Animals

  • Proper Bench Techniques

  • Internal and External Ballistics, Air Pressure/Density, Using a Ballistic Program

  • Body Position, Breathing, Trigger Control

  • Follow Through and Correct Spotting Techniques

  • Proper Cleaning and Maintenance

  • Trajectory-Drop Calculations

  • Ballistics G1 and G7 Break down

  • Barrel and Chamber Throat designs

  • Bullet Stabilization – Twist

  • Barrel Types and Heat Convection/Conduction

  • Suppressor and Brake Performance

  • Trigger Types and Selection

  • Ammunition, Powder Selection for Long-Range Hunting

  • Terminal Performance on Animals

  • Wind calling, reading and Mirage Basics

  • Using the Wind Meter Kestrel Correctly

  • Bullet Types for Long-Range Hunting

  • Operating Rangefinders and using a Ballistic Rangefinder

  • Using Rain Angle for Wind Speed

  • Eotvos

  • Max Ordinate

  • Truing Velocities

  • And More!

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

 None Required: You are welcome to bring your own rifle and ammunition to be used after the course (NO 50 CALIBERS). During the course, Barbour Creek rifles and ammunition will be used.

 

Contact Us with any questions prior to registering for your course.

If any trainee is ineligible to carry or posses a firearm they will not be eligible to take any Barbour Creek Shooting Academy Courses. All courses are non-refundable with prior approval from management. Please view our Terms & Conditions page prior to checkout

TO REGISTER 334-845-0000

LONG RANGE HUNTING - MASTER COURSE

$1025 plus $475 for food and Lodging if you stay with us

Instructor: James Eagleman | Duration: 2 Days (16 Hours) | Cost: $1500.00 (Lodging & Meals Included) | Ammo: 80 Rounds Provided

 

PREREQUISITES

Long Range Hunting Course

COURSE OUTLINE

Barbour Creek Shooting Academy’s Long Range Hunting –  Master Course 

80 rounds are provided

In this course students learn to identify their limits when shooting at game.

 WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

  • Advanced wind (reading the wall)

  • Head and Tail wind

  • Aerodynamic Jump

  • Lethality Max Range on Animals

  • Understanding terrain and wind 

  • Shooting from alternate positions

  • Manual ranging of animals

  • Measuring animals for trophy hunting using scope

  • Max Terminal Performance on Animals

  • Operating and programing Rangefinders 

  • Using Rain Angle for Wind Speed

  • Truing Velocities and Drop scale factor

  • Danger area when manual ranging and ranging errors

  • Angles explained and calculated

  • Wound cavity production

  • Internal ballistics and mild reloading

  • Back up shooting ballistics

  • This course is geared towards more time in field shooting and practicing wind

  • And More!

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT

Long Range Hunting Course is Required: You are welcome to bring your own rifle and ammunition to be used after the course. During the course, Barbour Creek rifles and ammunition will be used.

 

Contact Us with any questions prior to registering for your course.

If any trainee is ineligible to carry or posses a firearm they will not be eligible to take any Barbour Creek Shooting Academy Courses. All courses are non-refundable with prior approval from management. Please view our Terms & Conditions page prior to checkout

TO REGISTER 334-845-0000

Classes are for us citizens only unless approved by instructor

family friendly training environment

997 yards

1000 yards

we even play a little 1000 yard Golf

Meet Your Instructor

MSG (RET) James Eagleman is a 26-year Army Sniper and Instructor. He was selected as the Honor Graduate of the U.S. Army Sniper School and U.S. Army Special Operations Target Interdiction Course (SOTIC). James was a Master Instructor for the US Army teaching ITC. He has the distinct ability to take the most difficult Ballistic subject and teach it in a manner that anyone can understand and apply. Because of his unique training abilities, he is recognized by many as one of the best long-range instructors in the civilian world today, and is also the former Director of Shooting Instruction for Gunwerks Long-Range University.

James not only brings years of military experience with combat and expeditionary deployments overseas, but also has over five years instructing and training civilians in Long-Range Hunting, internal and external ballistics. His revolutionary wind calling technique is considered by many to be the most comprehensive taught anywhere in the world. He has been featured on the television show Long Range Pursuit and Precision Hunting TV as well as numerous firearms blogs and magazine articles and instructional videos. His passion is training students in the art of Long-Range Hunting as well as watching them learn and grow.

BC-1400 PRECISION LONG RANGE HUNTING RIFLE

starting AT $4895.00

THE ONLY LONG RANGE HUNTING RIFLE WITH A .5 MOA ACCURACY GUARANTEE AT 1100 YARDS, EVERY RIFLE TESTED!

The BC Rifle is tested for accuracy at 100, 700 and 1100 yards. our accuracy standard is a 3 shot group at 1100 yards under .5 MOA - or less with factory Hornady ammo.

Our rifles are built on Terminus actions, then tested and Data-Programmed  by us - then shot out to 1100 Yards for accuracy check

1003 Yard 7 BC Shot Group

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Thank you for taking the time to visit Barbour Creek Long Range Shooting School. Our staff’s primary goal is to provide you with the highest level training and customer service available. My vision while designing Barbour Creek was to build a world class training facility while offering a memorable experience which includes the highest level training, comradery and amazing southern cuisine. My staff and I hope to see you in one of our many firearms courses soon.

Because a once in a lifetime shot...only happens once.

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