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I shoot at the Parma Woods facility. Its really nice. Three dollars an hour to shoot there, they provide targets and it is very safe. I don't have to worry about someone running off with my guns when I'm down range changing targets because the agents running Parma keep a sharp I on things. My only complaint is that they don't have a 200 yard range. Very nice though and a much better value for the average shooter than joing a gun club.
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,...