America’s Premier Long-Range Hunting and Shooting School

Helping You Achieve That Once-in-a-Lifetime Shot

America’s Most Respected Long-Range Shooting School

Here at Barbour Creek, we have one of America’s top long-range instructors in the industry, Retired U.S. Army Sniper, James Eagleman, who teaches the most comprehensive wind reading technique in the USA. Barbour Creek's goal is to provide the hunter with the skills and knowledge to make that once-in-a-lifetime shot. Our long-range hunting school is all-inclusive, providing world-class lodging, full-course meals, rifles, and ammunition for a reasonable price!

 

Level 1

Long Range Shooting and Hunting Course

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Course Outline

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. 

The Average LHC Student will feel Confident Shooting Steel out to 1000 Yards and Hunting out to 800 Yards

​ 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

  • Entering sight scale factors in your ballistics

  • And More!

Private Group classes available, call for more info

Office: 334-845-0000
After business hours 772-260-3049

 

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Level 2

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

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You must be a level 1 Graduate to attend level 2

What you will learn

  • The master course is done on our nearby property with hills, ridgelines, and a valleys, to put you in real hunting positions
  • Six stations, we move to each one and engage animal targets at each
  • 4x4 vehicle is provided for movement to each position
  • Advanced wind
  • Head and tailwind
  • Aerodynamic jump
  • Lethality max range on animals
  • Understanding terrain and wind
  • Shooting from alternate positions
  • Measuring animals for trophy hunting using a scope
  • Max terminal performance on animals
  • Operating and programming 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
  • This course is geared towards more time in-field shooting and practicing wind
  • Bullet flight time
  • Max Ord for wind
  • And more!

 

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Meet Your Instructor

1SG (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 of 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,” “Precision Hunting TV,” “Spiritual Adventure Outdoors,” and “The High Road with Keith Warren,” as well as numerous firearms blogs, articles, and instructional videos. His passion is training students in the art of Long-Range Hunting, as well as watching them learn and grow.

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Our Long Range Precision Hunting Rifles

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Meet Your Instructor

1SG (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 of 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,” “Precision Hunting TV,” “Spiritual Adventure Outdoors,” and “The High Road with Keith Warren,” as well as numerous firearms blogs, articles, and instructional videos. His passion is training students in the art of Long-Range Hunting, as well as watching them learn and grow.

Our Long Range Precision Hunting Rifles