Birdhunter Battle of the Sexes: Day of Reckoning

Headed off to the desert to finally settle the score with Britney Starr from the WON. Along for the ride are the Franchi Instincts and a pile of Winchester Shells including the new TrAAcker.

The Nellis Skeet and Trap club is a hidden gem just a stone’s throw from the Vegas strip. It takes a little wrangling to get on the base, but it is a public course and the scenery just can’t be beat. On this bluebird day while we try and focus on breaking birds on the sporting clays course there are fighter jets of every breed swirling overhead. Warthogs, Strike Eagles, F16 and the USAF Thunderbirds taking practice runs make this round nearly an adrenaline overload.

It’s always a bit  tough to pull a new shotgun straight from the box and try to shoot proficiently. On this day we’re testing two new Franchi Instincts, one in 20 gauge and the other in 12, alternating guns and shooting order between stations. Luckily the Winchester TrAAcker shells can really assist with seeing your shot string since the colored wads act almost as a tracer round. Unfortunately TrAAcker are currently only available in 12 gauge, so the shooter of the 20 is flying blind.

This was more fun than a person should be allowed to have in a day and it will be tough to find a more memorable shoot.




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  • I feel like a failure right now that I didn’t fully prepare Britney for this “Birdhunter battle of the sexes”.
    BUT after watching this clip all the parents involved should be slapped for not giving these 2 singing lessons !!!

  • I think a re-match is in order since we didn’t technically shoot a full round of clays. I would mark this down as “incomplete”. Just saying…

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