I use these on my 308's and shotgun's. I find for where I hunt they work great.Used peeps untill my eyes could't pick up the bead I wear bifocals. These are great for dogging real quick up to 200 yds work good.
Nice to hear that you like Aimpoint, that is a Swedish scope. It is quite widely used here and very appreciated when hunting in a environmental that has little space and requires fast shooting i.e. wild bore hunting. Which model is your favorite?
From the books that I have read, there is a lot of importance in knowing every nook and cranny of your hunting territory as well as the animal that you are hunting. So scouting as much as possible, just walking the land, will give you a good idea of what's around the corner or what's on the other side of a hill. Which can be very beneficial.
Making your own maps of human and deer trails, and different types of foliage such as group of pines,...