For those of you who don’t follow my personal social media accounts, you’re probably wondering about the outcome of the Bird Hunter Battle of the Sexes …
After a precarious 20 minute car ride, with Brian from Ultimate Upland at the wheel, we arrived at the gate of Nellis Air Force Base. It took a little effort to actually get on the base, but once we were cleared through security, we had free-reign. At least that’s what if felt like to us. As soon as the car came to a stop, Brian and I broke out the Franchi Instinct shotguns (one in 20-gauge and one in 12-gauge) and copious amounts of Winchester ammo. We were excited to start burning powder. To make things even better, it was a gorgeous day in the desert, complete with fighter jets taking practice runs directly overhead. F16′s and Thunderbirds were in the mix and it made for quite the distraction from shooting. Luckily we had the Winchester TrAAcker ammunition in 12-gauge to help us see our shot string.
The bad news: I lost the round of sporting clays to Brian, and now have to tweet “@ultimateupland is my bird hunting hero” for a month. Boo! Hiss!
The good news: One lucky male reader of The WON will win four boxes of the new Winchester TrAAcker ammunition for their 12-gauge. Yay! (Sorry ladies, but since Brian won, this giveaway is for the guys.)
Here are the rules for the giveaway:
1. You must be a male subscriber of The WON. You can sign up for our newsletter in the box that says, “Sign up for our free weekly newsletter”, located on the left sidebar of this post.
2. Comment on this post and tell me what kind of 12-gauge you shoot.
I’ll select the winner using random.org on Friday, February 1.
Although I was not victorious, the time I spent on Nellis Air Force Base at the Nellis Trap & Skeet Club was the highlight of my entire SHOT Show experience. Thanks to Brian, Winchester Ammunition and Franchi for helping to make the event possible.