CALL 334-845-0000 TO REGISTER FOR LONG RANGE SHOOTING SCHOOLS

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FOUNDATION OF LONG RANGE SHOOTING

Class is $1000 plus $500 for food and Lodging if you stay with us

ADVANCED LONG RANGE HUNTING

Class is $1000 plus $500 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

None: This course is designed for the first time long range hunter

COURSE OUTLINE

Barbour Creek Shooting Academy’s Long Range Hunting School –  Level 1 – Foundation of Long Range Hunting course is designed with the shooter that is new to long range hunting in mind. This course is a beginners course with some advanced techniques for even the most seasoned shooter. Our Instruction is designed to build on each 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 L1 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. 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

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

 

PREREQUISITES

Level 1

COURSE OUTLINE

Barbour Creek Shooting Academy’s Long Range Hunting School –  Level 2 –  Long Range Hunting 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

L1 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

CALL 334-845-0000 TO BOOK A CLASS

 

notice: these courses are for united states citizens only unless approved by the instructor

Barbour Creek would like to thank you for choosing our long range shooting academy!

 

Here is some information to help with planning your trip:

Please arrive between 4:00 and 9:00 pm the night before and stop by the office to check-in

 

Dinner is at 6:00 pm

 

AIRPORT

Closest: Columbus, GA (CSG) 45 minutes from the farm- most car rental companies are at this location

Largest: Atlanta, GA (ATL) 2.5 hours from the farm- most car rental companies are at this location

Private: Weedon Field in Eufaula – call us for pick up

 

FOOD & LODGING


Long Range Hunting & Shooting Class, plus Food & Lodging / $1500.00
Dinner is served the night you arrive
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner – 1st day
Breakfast and lunch – 2nd day


PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU HAVE FOOD ALLERGIES!

All rooms have two full beds and private baths. TV room sports cozy couches.

LEVEL 1 & 2 COURSE SCHEDULE

Breakfast 7:30 am
Classroom 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lunch 12:00 pm
Range 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Dinner 6:00 pm

GUNS AND AMMUNITION

Guns and 80 rounds of ammunition are provided for class.

You are welcome to bring your own gun and ammo to shoot after class

 

CANCELLATION AND CHARGE POLICY

The weekend class must have a minimum of 4 students in them, otherwise, you will need to be rescheduled

$500.00 deposit is refundable 45 days prior to arrival. After that, it is non-refundable but can be moved to a different date.

2.5% credit card processing fee

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